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Dumbo Review: The Elephant is Reimagined for All Generations

On October 23, 1941, audiences everywhere were introduced to the little flying elephant with wings so huge that it practically caused him to soar. Disney‘s Dumbo won the hearts of many — both young and old — with its simple, yet effective storyline and a heartwarming character many could relate to. Now, Disney has aimed …

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How Composer Danny Elfman Made Dumbo Soar

During the first half of the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action reimagining of Disney‘s Dumbo, we got to learn more about how composer Danny Elfman came to the project. Most importantly, we learned how he created Dumbo’s theme and managed to capture director Tim Burton’s need to hear Dumbo soar in the film’s score. When you …

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How Disney Adapted Dumbo for Today’s Audience

We recently attended the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action reimagining of Disney‘s Dumbo. The press conference was split into two parts. Attending the first part of the press conference was producer Derek Frey, producer Katterli Frauenfelde, production designer Rick Heinrichs, costume designer Colleen Atwood, composer Danny Elfman, screenwriter Ehren Kruger, and producer Justin Springer. While …

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Why Is Disney’s Dumbo Being Reimagined Now?

We recently attended the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action reimagining of Disney‘s Dumbo and learned everything about why the film was being reimagined, the creative process of all involved, and what actually was representing the titular elephant while they were filming. The press conference was split into two parts. Attending the first part of the …

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The New Year Lesson to Take with Us from Mary Poppins Returns

It’s New Year’s Eve. It’s the day where we all start looking forward to the New Year and all of the positive changes that we hope it’ll bring. And, to be perfectly honest, 2018 was the devil for many of us. For many of us, this was the year that really beat us down until …

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What We Learned About Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns opened in theaters today and Legion of Leia/Vital Thrills got the opportunity to attend the press conference for the anticipated film. Director Rob Marshall was joined by the amazing cast, including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer, and Ben Whishaw. They were also joined by producer and choreographer John DeLuca and composer Marc …

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Mary Poppins Returns Review: The Nanny is Brought to a New Generation

It has been 54 years since the delightfully-witty nanny Mary Poppins has graced theaters everywhere, with Julie Andrews giving a legendary performance that delighted fans both young and old alike. Since the release of the first film, Mary Poppins has achieved an iconic, almost untouchable status in Hollywood. Now, after decades of waiting, we are finally getting …

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