• Disneynature ‘Bears’ in Production for 2014
    Disneynature ‘Bears’ in Production for 2014

    The Walt Disney Studios has announced production on Bears, the latest documentary from Disneynature, slated for release in Spring 2014 (likely around Earth Day). Bears will follow the “day-to-day lives” of the brown ursines who call ‘Alaska’s coastal mountains and shores home’. The film is currently shooting in the state’s Katmai National…

  • Disneynature Chimpanzee Blu-ray Review
    Disneynature Chimpanzee Blu-ray Review

    Disneynature’s best documentary yet, Chimpanzee, arrives on Blu-ray and DVD one week from today, on August 21. As much as I appreciated it on the big screen, the Blu-ray has only added to the experience. Not only is the HD presentation of the film as flawless as expected, but the extras…

  • Chimpanzee Activities for Non-Chimps
    Chimpanzee Activities for Non-Chimps

    Disneynature’s Chimpanzee opens this weekend and as such you may be looking for some information and activities that tie-in to the film. You’re in luck. The good people at Disneynature have released a series of kid-friendly activity sheets, educational packets, and production information for your enjoyment (I know I said…

  • ‘Chimpanzee’: Resist the Urge to Hug the Screen
    ‘Chimpanzee’: Resist the Urge to Hug the Screen

    Over the past few years, the Toronto International Film Festival, which now hosts programming year-round, has been host to some memorable Disney film experiences; i.e. the world premieres of Waking Sleeping Beauty and Pixar’s Hawaiian Vacation. The trend continued this past Friday as a sold out house enjoyed the Canadian premiere of Disneynature’s Chimpanzee…

  • Chimpanzee To Open on Earth Day
    Chimpanzee To Open on Earth Day

    Disneynature takes moviegoers deep into the forests of Africa with “Chimpanzee,” a new True Life Adventure introducing an adorable young chimpanzee named Oscar and his entertaining approach to life in a remarkable story of family bonds and individual triumph.  Oscar’s playful curiosity and zest for discovery showcase the intelligence and…

  • Disneynature reaches its potential with African Cats
    Disneynature reaches its potential with African Cats

    Earlier this week, I had the chance to take in Disneynature’s latest “True Life Adventure”, African Cats, which opens on the big screen tomorrow. This film shows the lives of these two fascinating species—lion and cheetah—and the majestic place where they live in breathtaking, nearly-epic fashion. Unlike last year’s Disneynature…

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