Movie Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In Movie Review
Jun 6th, 2014
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Have you seen the previews for the newly released movie, “The Fault in Our Stars.”  I so want to see it!!!  The film released today, June 6th, and is based on the number-one bestselling novel by John Green.  The film explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love. ABOUT “THE […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Movie Review
May 23rd, 2014
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This image courtesy of Warner Brothers. I am a huge fan of Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler! Our family especially loves them in movies together, including “Wedding Singer” and “50 First Dates.”  So when I had the opportunity to head down to Los Angeles for the “Blended” Press Day, I jumped on it!  Not only […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Apr 7th, 2014
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I remember watching the bright colors and funny animals with my boys in Rio.  I’m excited to watch Rio 2 with our kids when it comes out to theaters this week!  I can’t believe there is already a second one!  On April 11th, Twentieth Century Fox will be releasing Rio 2 in theaters everywhere! Blu and Jewel are back fo...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
Nov 26th, 2013
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Our family enjoyed watching “Cars” and “Cars 2” and we were all excited for the release of “Planes” in theaters.  In fact, we took all 6 kids to see “Planes” in the theater and it was so much fun!  What’s the next best thing to seeing “Planes” in the theater?  Watching it in the comfort […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In 3D Movies
Nov 5th, 2013
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I had the opportunity to travel down to Los Angeles for a sneak preview of DreamWorks Animation’s adaptation of Mr. Peabody & Sherman (March 7, 2014).   For those of you who may not be old enough to remember this cartoon, you are in for a treat!  Mr. Peabody (voiced by Ty Burrell, Emmy Award ® Winner […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Blogging Events
Aug 9th, 2013
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A few days ago, I had the opportunity to attend Disney’s Planes Pre-party and Premiere in Hollywood, California.  It was an amazing experience and one I will never forget!  The Pre-party took place in front of the El Capitan Theater, with a red carpet leading up to the El Capitan Theater itself.  There were games, food, and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Mar 18th, 2013
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On March 22nd, “The Croods” will make their way into the world of film as they appear on screen in theaters throughout the nation!  In February, I was invited with 22 other bloggers to attend the Family Blogger Summit hosted by DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox.  It was one of the best events I […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Mar 15th, 2013
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Are you still looking for goodies to fill your child’s Easter basket with?  If so, you’ll want to pick up a copy of Wreck-It Ralph on Blu-ray or DVD?   Wreck-It Ralph was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film and marks a Disney first for being released with an early debut of the HD […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Company-Sponsored Events
Mar 15th, 2013
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Meet “The Croods” – Parent Blogger Summit 2013 I was recently invited to an awesome event held by 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation – “The Croods” Parent Blogger Summit!  I had seen previews of the movie, but nothing prepared me for this family-friendly, adventure-filled animated movie.  The cast and story was awesome – and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Movie Review
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Are you a fan of Disney’s Monsters Inc.?  Well, I have great news for you!  On June 21, 2013, Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan (aka Sulley) will be back on the big screen as they head to Monsters University (MU) to become the best Scarers ever!! SYNOPSIS: Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Feb 25th, 2013
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We recently received a copy of the DVD, AFRICA.  It is amazing and filled with tons of beautiful wildlife in Africa!  After watching Africa, I am super excited to see the new release in theaters called One Life.  One Life opened in 450 theaters across the nation for a limited engagement on February 21st, 2013. One Life is narrated by […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Feb 20th, 2013
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I watched the original Taken, starring Liam Neeson and it was intense!  Full of action, suspense and just a great movie.  So when I heard that Taken 2 was coming out to Blu-ray and DVD, I was excited to watch it!  I remember loving Liam Neeson (or former CIA operative Bryan Mills) as he went and took out […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Lifestyle
Feb 15th, 2013
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I was super excited to be covering the Safe Haven Press Junket for 5 Minutes for Mom in Los Angeles a few weeks ago.  On Valentine’s Day (yesterday), Safe Haven was released in theaters.  I loved the movie!  It was full of suspense, romance, and drama.  And yes….there was even a scene in the rain! Julianne Hough & Me […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Feb 12th, 2013
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I recently had the opportunity to watch Safe Haven before it’s release date in theaters this Valentine’s Day.  Let me tell you – I LOVED it!!!!  What I loved even more was getting the opportunity to meet actors Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel, Author Nicholas Sparks, and Musicians Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw.  It was an awesome […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 28th, 2012
111 Comments
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What are you doing this Christmas break?  If you are like many other Americans out there, you’ll be going to the movie theaters to check out some of the most awesome movies of the year!  One of those movies includes Les Misérables from Universal Pictures – arriving in theaters on Christmas Day. About Les Misérables […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 24th, 2012
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You’ll both laugh and cry when you watch Parental Guidance this holiday season.  Frank and I saw a screening of the movie and we both really enjoyed it a lot!  I think we enjoyed it mostly because we could totally relate (with the exception of not giving our kids sugar).  How often do we as parents […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Nov 18th, 2012
3 Comments
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This holiday season, The Muppets bring a hilarious twist to this classic Christmas tale for the very first time on Blu-ray Combo Pack!  On November 6, 2012, the Charles Dickens-inspired classic holiday story The Muppet Christmas Carol (20th Anniversary Edition), will ring in its 20th anniversary with the Blu-ray debut of this family favorite. And […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Nov 16th, 2012
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I remember the first time I watched the movie, Beaches.  I cried A LOT!!!  For the first time on Blu-ray and digitally restored, you can own this classic comedic drama starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey!  The Blu-ray is available for purchase online and in stores, retailing for $20.00. SYNOPSIS: A privileged rich debutante and […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Nov 13th, 2012
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Sweet Home Alabama is one of the feel-good movies that I could watch over and over again! Now, you can celebrate the 10th Anniversary of this Classic Romantic Comedy starring Reese Witherspoon on Blu-ray. Available on November 6th, 2012, Sweet Home Alabama can be purchased online and in stores, retailing for $20.00. SYNOPSIS: Melanie Carmichael, […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Nov 12th, 2012
3 Comments
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On Friday, November 2, 2012, Walt Disney Animation Studios released Wreck-It Ralph in theaters.  In fact, Wreck-It Ralph opened at #1 at the box office with $49 million in sales – the largest opening in Walt Disney Animation Studios history!  Wreck-It Ralph is available in both 2D and Disney Digital 3D on the big screen.  […]...
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