Friday, June 18, 2010

Toy Story 3 (2010) Review

So I just got back from the midnight premiere showing whatever at AMC Theaters of Toy Story 3. But before I tell you anything about it, let me give you a little insight on my opinion of the Toy Story series BEFORE I saw this movie.
    I like Toy Story. I however did not like Buzz. I love Tim Allen. I just hated Buzz. His whole character wasn't charming or even interesting. Other than that, I loved RC, Slink, and Woody. It was cute movie, but not in my top 10.
    My least favorite movie. Right along with the Hunchback of Notre Dame. I don't know why I didn't like it, but I have a feeling that Jessie was a huge part of it. I didn't like Jessie. I didn't like that song Jessie sang. I just despise Jesse. And the Prospector. What was up with that?!
So as you can see, I wasn't a big Toy Story fan. The main drive for wanting to see this is because of the College Program. I'm also very sketchy about sequels because for some reason Disney never does it justice. They always try to put out a crappy sequel with some tired storyline, so I wasn't expecting much: just some movie about some toys that Disney wants to put out to make a quick buck. But I was so wrong.
    Amazing. It had the perfect amount of comedy and heartfelt Disney warmth. Animation was spectacular. Storyline was flawless. The characters had more personality and 'character' than ever. I found myself falling in love with these characters. I saw them from a different perspective that I never thought imaginable. I want to discuss a few of the things in the movie that I loved and hated, so in order not to ruin it for people who haven't watched it yet: STOP READING NOW.
Ken was such a great character, but I knew that from all of the "Ken's Dating Tips" videos on youtube. He is hilarious and exactly how I'd imagine a Ken doll would act. He has good inside him, which I loved because I'd have been really sad if he was totally evil.

Buzz Lightyear-- mainly Spanish Buzz. He was come a loooong way from the first movie. He is so genuine and such a good friend.

The love and respect that all of Andy's toys have for one another. I love their disconbobulated little family!

I about DIED in the first 10 minutes when they are discussing how 'they lost some friends along the way' and mentioned Bo Peep. So sad.

I officially started crying when they all held hands and looked at each other as they prepared for impending doom. Even though my brain was two steps ahead and processed that of COURSE the aliens would save the day (of course Pix/Dis 'the claw' was a nicely added touch) but I still couldn't help it.

I completely lost it when Andy was donating them to Bonnie. The way he was describing all of the toys to her just showed that even though he's 17, he still cares so much for these toys! Epecially the part when he takes Woody back like he wasn't going to give it to her.

Barbie. I liked how she was smart. and hilarious. Loved her.

The end credits were great. Nice touch.

The beginning was action packed. It's what hooked me into the story and loved every minute of it.

That beginning stereotypical Pixar short. It was really good.

Pretty much everything was really good.

One thing I did not like: Lotso should have gotten WAY MORE than just being tied to a truck. He was horrible!

I have no idea if this is coherent or makes any sense, but I wanted to write this review while it was fresh in my mind! I'm off to bed, if you haven't watched it, please go see it. It is so good. It is definitely my top movie of 2010 (that is, until Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows comes out XD)

That's all I've got for you today!
Have a Magical Day!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

59 Days and counting!

The future is littered with prizes...
& though I remain the addressee
the point that I must emphasize is:

Can you believe it?! In exactly two months I will already be moved into my apartment with my awesome roomies. As I read more and more people's blogs, tumblrs, facebook statuses, tweets, and watch vlogs, I'm getting more and more jealous. But it's ok-- my time will come.

Anywho, as whole bunch of us (and I mean a WHOLE LOT) received an email from Disney Recruiting telling us about how excited they were we were doing the program, yada yada yada, oh by the way we wanted to know if you were willing to switch your arrival date from 8/9/10 to 9/6/10.

Wait, what? Did I read that right??

You heard me. They wanted to know if I wanted to come an entire 28 days later than planned. So I'd be there for 4 months instead of 5. Yeeeeaahhhh, no thanks. So it said if you were interested to call them and let them know, but if you weren't interested to just ignore it.

Roommate notification is up and rolling so everyone who found a roommate through the power of facebook or didn't have one either now has one or is officially linked to their one actual 'roomate'. Apartmentmates are just something you have to hope for when you get down to check-in. Make sure all of the people you want to be in your apartment are standing with you together at check-in for a better chance of getting housed together. So now I am officially roommates with Alyssa B.

On another Disney related note, Toy Story 3 is coming soon, so that's exciting. I can't believe it's been eleven, count 'em 11 years since Toy Story 2. WOW. I'm old.

Also, check out the World of Color show they have at Disney California Adventure. A special group got to come in and watch the entire show and it's AMAZING. Here is part one, part two, and part three.

Wishes and Spectromagic at Walt Disney World Resort's Magic Kingdom are officially o-u-t, OUT and the summer lineup is offically in.

In other news, a lot of people have gotten the chance to check out the Wizarding World of Harry Potter section at Universal Studios' Islands of Adventure before it's official grand opening.

I think that's all I've got for now.
Thank you those of you who continue to stick with me on this magical journey!

Have a Magical Day!

p.s. Speaking of Journey, did you see the season finale of Glee? If you didn't, shame on you! (:

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Call me, beep me if you wanna reach me

Follow me on Twitter. It's the best way current on the going's on of me. Especially during the CP.

Subscribe to my Youtube channel. It'll have video of my journey and travels.

Follow me on Tumblr. It's my newest addiction, and I will post pictures, audio, etc. on here. Probably the second best place to look for super current, day-to-day happenings on the CP. if you have any questions about me, the college program, or anything else Disney or Harry Potter related.

And of course there is always this blog! This is where I'll keep the extensive, detailed posts while I'm on the college program.