Topic: the lion king

The Lion King Cast Sings ‘Circle Of Life’ On A Plane, Everything The Light Touches Is Awesome

The Lion King Cast Sings 'Circle Of Life' On A Plane, Everything The Light Touches Is Awesome

I think a lot of my fellow ’90s kids would agree with me when I say that hearing Disney songs, especially ones from movies that came out when I was a kid, instantly puts me in a good mood. That’s doubly true when the song is something as majestic as “The Circle of Life.” So watching the Australian cast of the Lion King stage musical start singing it spontaneously on a plane gives me all the feels. More »

Disney Understands Viral Marketing, Releases ‘Blooper Reel’ for The Lion King 3-D

Disney Understands Viral Marketing, Releases 'Blooper Reel' for The Lion King 3-D

Did you even know that there was a 3-D version of Lion King being re-released in theaters? Neither did we until very recently, but suffice to say it’s a head-scratcher. Why the need to mess with a childhood favorite, and will people even shell out the money to see it? We may never know, but we will definitely watch this blooper reel that Disney put out to drum up interest in the movie. In the video, Simba, Scar, and Mufasa screw up their lines and miss cues, just like live actors.

But it did make us ask one big question: Which came first, the flubbed lines or the animation? More »

15 Unusual Fictional Fathers for Father’s Day

15 Unusual Fictional Fathers for Father's Day

Ah, Father’s Day: A Hallmark holiday, but a nice idea nonetheless. True, your dad doesn’t have to be a superhero, a badass, or even your actual dad in order to be worthy of celebration (never underestimate the worth of a dad-like figure!), but let’s face it: It would be pretty cool to have one of these unusual dudes as your father. Here’s to these and all the other dads out there. Happy Father’s Day! More »

Snap This: Disney Eyeshadow Panoramas

Snap This: Disney Eyeshadow Panoramas

Unlike the creepy lipstick crab we featured a few weeks ago, here’s a piece of makeup art that doesn’t travel into the uncanny valley. Artist Katie Alves recreates iconic Disney settings — Snow White, Aladdin, The Nightmare Before Christmas – in the tiny space of two eyelids. My personal favorite is Tangled for the many tiny golden lanterns, but this Lion King piece is so impressive, down to the detail of Rafiki holding Simba up to the sun. More »