Alex Reif

Alex Reif

TV Review: Mickey and the Roadster Racers

Mickey and the Roadster Racers puts Mickey Mouse and his friends behind the wheel in some fun adventures aimed at preschoolers.

DVD Review – The Lion Guard: Life in the Pride Lands

The Lion Guard: Life in the Pride Lands compiles five episodes of the Disney Junior series with music videos and bracelets to add value.

Digital Review: Pinocchio – Walt Disney Signature Collection

Disney's timeless classic Pinocchio makes its Digital HD debut as part of the Walt Disney Signature Collection with new and classic bonus features.

Children’s Book Review: Nanette’s Baguette

Nanette's Baguette by Mo Willems is a funny rhyming children's book that draws influence from Dr. Seuss, Sesame Street and the Muppets.

Book Review: The Doll People’s Christmas

The Doll People's Christmas is the first picture book in The Doll People book series, where Annabelle Doll discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

TCM’s Treasures from the Disney Vault: December 2016

TCM's Treasures from the Disney Vault: December 2016 features an animal theme with classics like Old Yeller, The Tortoise and the Hare, and Sammy the Way Out Seal.

Book Review: Walt Disney’s Silly Symphonies – A Companion to the...

Silly Symphonies: A Companion to the Classic Cartoon Series dives deep into the creation of these award winning shorts with lots of history and analysis.

Disney References in Netflix’s ‘Fuller House’ Season 2

Fuller House Season 2 features more Disney references, all of which are chronicled here. From Frozen and The Jungle Book to Disneyland and Pinocchio.

Trader Sam’s Coffee Co. Delights with Bold Flavors and Winning Designs

Trader Sam's Coffee Co. offers seven Disney themed coffees with proceeds benefiting organizations such as animal shelters and the Carolwood Society.

How George Lucas’ Legacy Influenced ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

George Lucas' creative vision and innovation for the original Star Wars directly influenced Gareth Edwards for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Movie Review: Disneynature’s “Growing Up Wild”

Disneynature Growing Up Wild is a digital exclusive film that follows five baby animals with scenes from four earlier films, like Monkey Kingdom and Bears.

Book Review – Frozen Northern Lights: Adventure Notebook

Frozen Northern Lights: Adventure Notebook tells the story of Frozen Northern Lights through a handwritten journal by Elsa, Anna and Kristoff.

Book Review: To Pixar and Beyond by Lawrence Levy

To Pixar and Beyond tells the story of Lawrence Levy, Pixar's first CFO, and how he and Steve Jobs freed the artists form a horrible contract with Disney.

DVD Review – Elena of Avalor: Ready to Rule

Elena of Avalor: Ready to Rule is the first DVD of Disney Channel's hit new show, with the first four episodes plus a bonus projection scepter.

Blu-Ray Review- Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Season One

Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD, filling in the gap between Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.

What I Saw of “Rogue One” So Far and What I...

In the hallowed halls of Skywalker Ranch, in an ornately decorated theater that looked like it was made for Hollywood's elite from the 1920s,...

Blu-Ray Review: Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Disney's 2016 remake of Pete's Dragon arrives on Blu-Ray and DVD with a stunning video presentation and a few extras including a commentary.

Ron & John Return to the Sea with Moana

Ron Musker and John Clements return to the sea with Moana, an animated feature by the same directors as The Little Mermaid with music by Lin Manuel Miranda.

Soudtrack Review: Moana Deluxe Edition

The soundtrack to Disney's Moana features amazing songs by Lin Manuel Miranda and a score by Mark Mancina, plus a Deluxe Edition features demos and outtakes.

Short Review: “Inner Workings”

Inner Workings is a short film that premieres with Moana about how the brain and heart are often at odds, but need to work together to achieve happiness.