Toy Story

  • Calendar

    August 8, 2013

    D23 Expo

    Anaheim Convention Center

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Disney California Aventure's "World of Colors" Light and Water Show to Get Holiday Makeover

    Disney's "World of Color" water and light show at California Adventure truly does live up to its spectacular billing (especially if you see it from a prime location), and now the Mouseketeers have announced a new holiday version is on the way. "World of Color--Winter Dreams" is set to roll out Nov. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2013

    Riders in the Sky

    Cerritos Center

  • Film

    November 1, 2012

    'Wreck-It Ralph' Asks, Do You Choose to Continue?

    The animated Rich Moore flick is too much like its arcade inspiration

  • Film

    September 13, 2012

    Flogging Nemo

    Pixar's grand fish tale needs no enhancement

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    A Reason To Scream: Vanilla Shortage Forcing Higher Ice Cream Prices

    When gas prices creep upwards, Costco lines resemble Toy Story Mania at Disney's California Adventure. But what would you do if ice cream got more expensive? Guess we're about to find out. Per The London Telegraph, worldwide shortages of vanilla may force our cold sweetie to empty our pockets a litt ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 29, 2011

    Disney on Ice: Toy Story 3

    Long Beach Convention Center

  • Calendar

    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Disney Employees Say "It Gets Better"

    ​The non-profit organization The Trevor Project, which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth, recently partnered with Disney to produce another of the popular videos for the It Gets Better Project.Learn more about the vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    10 Songs About Police Brutality

    Charles Moore / Black Star​It seems like you hear about the police more often than usual these days. Whether it's the death of Mark Duggan that's inciting the London riots or the killing of Kelly Thomas that's shaking up the Fullerton PD, the news is rife with reports of police misconduct, and it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    PHOTOS: A Four-Year-Old's First Time at Disneyland

    ​If you remember this post from last week, you'll recall that I was set to go on a full-day Disneyland adventure with a four-year-old boy named Anthony (and his family), who would be experiencing the park for his very first time.I'm proud to report that Anthony went, and Anthony conquered. Boy, di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Q&A: Mike Altman, Technical Director for Pixar

    ​A little over a decade ago, Mike Altman and I were both attending the Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) in Columbus, Ohio. Today, Mike works at Pixar as a Technical Director, and I'm interviewing him for "OC Weekly." He wins!Mike worked for animation houses DNA Productions in Dallas and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    What is the World Coming to? Viral YouTube Artists Touring and Stopping at the Galaxy

    Nate "Igor" Smith/Village VoiceThe Gregory Brothers​The Auto-Tuned Oscars montage isn't the only proof that Antoine Dodson's 15 minutes are over; the Gregory Brothers ARE ACTUALLY TOURING THE REAL WORLD AND PERFORMING LIVE. Known throughout the Interwebz as the guys behind Auto-Tune the News, they ... More >>

  • Film

    February 3, 2011

    The State of the Art House

    When it comes to hip indie film theaters, OC is no LA—but LA is no NYC. Why not?

  • Calendar

    December 23, 2010

    Disney on Ice

    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Disneyland Hotel Workers Urge Academy Award Members to Not Vote for Toy Story 3 as Best Picture

    ​I don't really go to movies anymore, but I don't think Toy Story 3 is on anyone's short list of nominees for the Academy Award for Best Picture, even with its expanded roster--it's a cartoon! [Editor's note: Actually, it is on several people's short list for the award, and Disney is actively camp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Three Randy Newman Songs Rejected For the Toy Story 3 soundtrack

    Disney/Pixar​Singer-songwriter Randy Newman has charmed audiences with his sweet songs and scores featured on the soundtracks of Disney/Pixar movies such as A Bug's Life, Monsters Inc., Cars and the Toy Story trilogy. Who doesn't get a warm feeling after listening to "You've Got a Friend In Me"?Bu ... More >>

  • Film

    June 17, 2010

    Toys Are Us In Toy Story 3

    Woody, Buzz & Co. confront immortality, irrelevance and daycare

  • Culture

    June 3, 2010

    May the Porcelain Be With You

    [Trendzilla] Angela Rossi takes grandma chic to a galaxy far, far away

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2008

    A Look at Disneyland's Newest Ride, Toy Story Midway Mania

    Enduring a heat wave, and wave of overweight mid-westerners, I embarked on a journey to Disney’s California Adventure for the sneak preview of their “Toy Story Midway Mania" ride. Let me preface this by saying, I hate Disneyland. I hate the high prices, I hate the happy music, and I hate the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Re-Do for Disneyland's Less Popular Sis

    Hey, California Adventure. Disneyland is truly the place “where dreams come true.” And, you’re the proof. Earlier this morning, Disney officials released information concerning the future expansion of California Adventure, Disneyland’s boring sister. So it seems that "wishing upon a star" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2007

    Comic-Con 2007: Wall-E

    "What if mankind had to evacuate Earth, and somebody forgot to turn the last robot off?" This is the idea behind Wall.E, which stands for Waste Allocation Load Lifter - Earth class (pronounced "Wally," as in George). Director Andrew Stanton is determined to capture the epic spirit and sense of wond ... More >>