• 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…

  • Thoughts on Disneynature’s ‘Oceans’
    Thoughts on Disneynature’s ‘Oceans’

    Tomorrow is Earth Day 2010, opening day for Oceans, the second picture released in North America under the Disneynature banner. The documentary is directed by French filmmakers Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud and features never-before-seen views of the world’s oceans captured using the ‘latest in underwater recording technologies’. Narration is…

  • This Earth Day, Make a Wave, Make A Pledge
    This Earth Day, Make a Wave, Make A Pledge

    Conservation is a large part of the show and mission at Walt Disney World. This April Disney hopes to expand Earth Day into Earth Month and encourages everyone to “Make A Wave, Make A Pledge” and take action to help our oceans and sea life. Of course, there is the…

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