Peter Orrestad

I was born in the same year as Aladdin's premier. Since then my passion for Disney has only grown. It helped that I had the opportunity to grow up with musical golden age. Not to mention I had the opportunity to grow up with all the Pixar classics to boot. A passion that is equally strong is my love for comic books. So you can only imagine my jubilation when Disney acquired Marvel. I grew up in Seattle, Washington where I have grown to love the rain and the cold. That being said, I hope to someday move to California to fulfill my dream of working within the movie industry as a marketing professional. Who knows, I might even go the distance all the way to Disney. My blog is where I blog about anything movie related. With a particular focus towards the animated and superhero genres.

Frozen Fever Will Accompany Cinderella

Good news Frozen fans! (so basically everyone) If you can’t wait for the rumored Frozen 2 sequel then be sure to go see Cinderella! The live action adaptation of the Disney classic. Frozen Fever is an animated short from the award winning team that brought… Read More »Frozen Fever Will Accompany Cinderella

Pete’s Review: Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Trailer

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If you haven’t seen it yet, take a gander at the first Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens trailer. Did you watch it? Well watch it again just to take it all in.

While this trailer is extremely exciting, it also possibly confirms a few of the rumors that have been circulating about the plot. Fair warning, these are rumors but they could turn out to be potential spoilers.

We see John Boyega’s Storm Trooper character first thing in some form of distress. If the rumors are true, then he has just suffered a crash which seems likely since his distress seems focused on the fact that he doesn’t no where he is.

We get a first look of Daisy Ridley’s scavenger character as well, hopping on her speeder in some kind of a rush. While nothing is concrete, it’s safe to assume that the planet they are on is in fact Tatooine. Not counting the fact that it is a desert planet, it is historically known to have a prevalent scavenger motif.Read More »Pete’s Review: Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Trailer

Star Wars Trailer special preview this weekend

  The rumors are true! The first Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens trailer will debut this weekend, Nov. 28th – 30th, at select theaters nationwide. You can see the official list from the Regal Cinemas website. Rumors are saying that it will be a… Read More »Star Wars Trailer special preview this weekend

Cinderella trailer reveals live action remake

It’s official, we have the first full trailer for Disney live-action adaptation of Cinderella! Directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh, this film seems to pack nostalgia for the animated original in spades. Seeing more than a few moments brought to life is truly wonderful. I’m sure… Read More »Cinderella trailer reveals live action remake

Star Wars Episode VII Rumor Roundup

Ahoy: we’re talking rumors here, so spoilers ahead and your mileage may vary. Don’t say you weren’t warned.

JJ Abrams on Tatooine?

JJ Abrams on Tatooine?

Star Wars: VII got its official subtitle last week, say hi to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Unfortunately, this title does very little in revealing or confirming any major story details. Regardless, there are one or two rumors that have begun to float to the top as the most likely.

It is said that The Force Awakens will take place approximately 30 years after Return of the Jedi. The battle since then has not been an easy one. The empire did not simply fall with the Emperor but instead drew out their fall into a long and bloody conflict.

To start off, it is pretty likely that the film will take place on Tatooine for a bit. From the Star Wars charity segments, we see J.J. Abrams against a desert city backdrop that looks a lot like Tatooine.

The plot is rumored to focus on a young junk scavenger rumored to be named Kira (Daisy Ridley) and a currently nameless Storm Trooper (John Boyega), will call him Troop for now. It seems Kira will rescue Troop after he crash lands near her home, which is possibly an abandoned AT-AT, awesome I know.

Kira somehow comes into possession of strange object, a lightsaber. Exactly how is still unclear, some sources say an alien brings it to her and other’s say she comes across it in a severed hand. After bringing it to an old cyborg (Max Von Sydow), who is old enough to have been present during the clone wars. He recognizes it as a Jedi’s signature weapon and sends them both to some old friends who might be able to help. Rumors are divisive at best as to the cyborg’s allegiances. It is unclear so far what side he fought on and what his intentions are now. Regardless, his actions will most likely somehow point Kira and Trooper towards Han Solo.

Enter Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) who might be a little worse for wear. Rumors about these two state that they no longer own the Millenium Falcon which Oscar Isaac now has. No worries though, we know from leaked set photos that the Millenium Falcon will make an appearance. Han either recognizes it as Luke’s old lightsaber or knows that Luke is the only one that can shed some light. Regardless, this encourages the group to seek out Luke.Read More »Star Wars Episode VII Rumor Roundup

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Trailer 2

A second trailer for Age of Ultron was just released! Unfortunately it is severely lacking in any form of substantial new footage. We do see a little more of what is most likely the battle with Baron Von Struckers forces in the beginning of the… Read More »Avengers: Age of Ultron – Trailer 2

Release Dates for Walt Disney’s 2015 Movie Slate

Updated: 11/12 to add new film “Strange Magic” Get out your favorite box of candy and put on those 3D glasses, it’s time to preview the 2015 lineup of movies from Walt Disney Studios (and related companies). The list of movies set for release next… Read More »Release Dates for Walt Disney’s 2015 Movie Slate