Actress Daniela Vega Find Herself Giving a Spectacular Performance in A FANTASTIC WOMAN

 

Written by Jesus Figueroa

91ewTfhj7bL._SX342_Daniela Vega started off being a consultant for director Sebastián Lelio, who was unsure if he wanted to undertake the making of “A Fantastic Woman.”

Lelio said there was many reasons to make this movie, but this story was so emotional, had so much beauty and had such potential that resonates with current times, that he needed to be sure he was prepared to fully take on the project.

Once getting Vega to help him fully comprehend what the project entailed and how relevant it was to the times, the role of Mariana became extremely important to get just right.

Since Vega helped create such a complex character, Lelio believed that no one could do justice to the part like Vega could.

Leilo said that it was spectacular getting to know Vega to get the right inspiration to make “A Fantastic Woman.” Through the process Vega was a consultant, but Lelio saw that Vega was the lead character Mariana.

Vega said she was happy to be the lead character Mariana because it felt natural to go from a consultant to the actress which played the character.

Even with so much knowledge as to who Mariana was, it wasn’t the easiest to get into the complex mindset that it took to play the character correctly.

Mariana carried the story and it was still a process she had to create with director Lelio.

Vega said it was difficult to become Mariana because it was complex, but the challenge was exciting.

“A Fantastic Woman” is a gripping story which entices audience with a story that is timely and compelling.

A FANTASTIC WOMAN
Available Now On Blu-ray, DVD And Digital Now

 

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Disney’s PETER PAN Continues to Inspire as it Reaches 65th Anniversary

Written by Jesus Figueroa

A new generation gets to dive into the fantastical world of “Peter Pan” with the 65th anniversary Walt Disney Signature Collection available now on Blu-ray and digital.

Throughout the years the three main iconic characters have captured the attention of Peter Pan fans – Peter Pan, Wendy Darling and Tinker Bell.

Voice and live-action model of Wendy Darling Kathryn Beaumont and author and historian of Tinker Bell Mindy Johnson shared some memories of being charmed by the book and then being engulfed once again in the story when Disney made it into a feature animated film.

Beaumont said she was thrilled to work with Walt Disney Animation Studios because they were giving women proper roles with depth to their character in a time when not many studios were.

Many scenes from the movie have been paid homage to in different tellings of the story as well as when paying homage to the original, but the opening scene causes a younger audience to get full of wonder.

As Peter chases his shadow around Wendy’s room coming to the climax as he finally meets Wendy the magical nature of the scene brings joy and curiosity to a young audience.

Johnson said that its easy for children to find the wonder in the scene because they are looking at it through fresh eyes and a young adventurous spirit, so even as it can become less thrilling for adults, there is still an incredible sense of magic and room for curiosity.

With such a timeless classic storyline such as Peter Pan which started off as a fairytale and continued on to a beloved animated film by Disney brings the story to different generations.

Even with the different tellings of the story, the essence and nature of the story continues on. It brings joy and a sense of wonder to children as well as a reminder to fans of the magical wonder the story presents.

Beaumont said that she had been brought up knowing the story and being a part of the history of Peter Pan was an honor.

PETER PAN 65TH ANNIVERSARY 
WALT DISNEY SIGNATURE EDITION 
Available On Blu-ray And Digital Now
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PETER PAN | Activity Pages | On Digital May 29 & Blu-ray June 5

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Experience the Magic of Disney’s Beloved Flight of Fantasy:
“Peter Pan” Soars Into the Walt Disney Signature Collection
on Digital May 29 and on Blu-ray™ June 5

image001In celebration of the 65th anniversary, and the Digital/Blu-ray™ release, you can download and print these special PETER PAN activity pages for you and/or your little ones!

SYNOPSIS: In “Peter Pan,” fantastic adventures await the Darling children—Wendy, John and Michael—when Peter Pan, the hero of their stories, whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land.  After flying with Peter and the delightfully impish Tinker Bell past the “second star to the right and straight on till morning,” they explore the enchanted island and Peter’s secret hideout with the Lost Boys, and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous villain Captain Hook.

“Peter Pan” is the seventh title to join the Walt Disney Signature Collection, which includes groundbreaking films created or inspired by the imagination and legacy of Walt Disney, featuring timeless stories and characters that have touched generations. The film takes its place alongside“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Pinocchio,” “Bambi,” “The Lion King” and “Lady and the Tramp.”

For more information regarding bonus features that will accompany the Digital and Blu-ray release of PETER PAN, check out the original post HERE.

Feel free to download and print out these special PETER PAN activity pages & make sure to tag me in them online!

 

 

 

DEADPOOL 2 Thanks You!

Calling all golden girls (and guys)! 20th Century FOX and DEADPOOL 2 want to say “Thank you for being a friend!”

#Deadpool2 is the perfect movie for friends. Find showtimes at Deadpool.com.

DEADPOOL 2 – SYNOPSIS: After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover. 

 

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THE KING’S PARADE Release ‘Woman’ EP

THE KING’S PARADE

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WOMAN
BRAND NEW EP OUT NOW
LISTEN HERE

SUMMER FESTIVALS ANNOUNCED

The King’s Parade have released their brand new EP ‘Woman’. The four-track EP features the acclaimed title-track, the new single ‘The Look’ and previously unreleased tracks ‘Mirror’ and ‘Lemon Zest’.

Regarding the new EP frontman Olly Corpe says, “This EP is a reflection of the past year together as a band, but also an insight into how our writing has evolved since we started. We’ve grown with our sound and as we’ve felt more comfortable with the music, we’ve managed to let loose and be more expressive in this record. ‘Woman’ is a cry out for change. ‘The Look’ revisits past jealousy and bad habits. ‘Mirror’ is about realising you’re the only person in the way of your own success and ‘Lemon Zest’ is a comment on how artists are doing anything and everything to get their voice heard. All of these tracks have formed an EP which introduces ‘our sound’ but more importantly announces the start of something much bigger.”

The EP’s title track was released earlier this year and addressed the issue of gender imbalance, which led the band to be featured as BBC Introducing’s ‘Artist Of The Week’ and shortlisted for the ‘UMA Choice Award’ at the forthcoming Unsigned Music Awards 2018.

The Woman EP follows from the highly praised Haze EP last year, which saw them receive support from the likes of The Independent, Wonderland and BBC 6Music among many others.

Alongside the new EP release The King’s Parade have been announced to play a string of summer festivals across the UK and Germany. Full details can be found below:

THE KING’S PARADE FESTIVAL DATES
May 26 – Elderflower Fields Festival, Uckfield
June 2 – Camden Rocks, London
June 3 – Hillfest, Guildford
July 26 – Duckstien Festival, Hamburg
July 29 – Clarence Park Festival, Wakefield
August 7 – Sidmouth Fringe Sessions Festival, Devon

“A soulful blend of indie textures, ‘The Look’ is about the more destructive elements in their psyche, and how they can move past them.”
Clash

“It’s alt-soul melding classic blues influences with more of a modern pop vibe”
The Independent

“Elegant guitar riffs and heart melting vocals”
Wonderland

“The King’s Parade intertwine alternative and soul on this new single”
Alternative Press

“A rich slice of alt-soul”
Mahogany

“The four-man band is one of the most naturally talented groups out there”
EARMILK

Sure to leave a major mark across the indie music scene.”
Happy Magazine

NEOROMANTICS Premiere New EP “Homecoming”: OUT NOW

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Rock band NeoRomantics blend well-structured indie rock with emo elements on their brand new EP “Homecoming,” out TODAY on all streaming platforms. The 5-track collection acts as a beautiful contrast of sorts; while arranged much like a pop record, it is far from one. The record’s lyricism delves into an array of personal topics about relationships, including abandoning those that are toxic, growth, and parental influence on trust. “Homecoming” is the perfect display of the band’s eclecticism, particularly the lead single “Concentrated,” initially released in January. A well-produced and sleek combination of 2000’s emo and mainstream indie rock elements, “Homecoming” is sonically pleasing to the ear, heavy on the heart, and simultaneously thought provoking.

Based in Tulsa, OK, NeoRomantics, four piece rock outfit, was founded by Hagen Pavey and Daniel Anthony Castleberry, in the summer of 2014. Along with staking a claim in their hometown, becoming the first local band to sell out the Tulsa venue, The Vanguard, they have created a following throughout the Midwest and other parts of the country with their shimmery, textural rock sound. Ever since they began touring in the spring of 2016, following the release of their first record ‘Dearly Beloved’, the band has served as ambassadors to the Tulsa scene on the road as well as lending a hand in building the DIY scene at home. In January, 2018, NeoRomantics resurfaced with their single ‘Concentrated’, a darker, more mature take on their previous work which landed them a nod from Alternative Press. Their new EP, ‘Homecoming’ (2018), as unconventional as it is pop-structured, floats somewhere in the space between indie-rock and the emo revival. “Homecoming” is available NOW.

NEOROMANTICS Official Channels:

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Deadpool 2 | Welcome To The Party

Cue the music! Check out the official music video for Diplo, French Montana, Lil Pump and Zhavia Ward’s “Welcome To The Party” from the Deadpool 2 soundtrack!

Check it out at columbiarecords.com/party

Directed by Jason Koenig and filmed in Los Angeles, the action-packed official video for “Welcome To The Party” is released on the heels of Deadpool 2 becoming the #1 movie in the World.

Welcome To The Party” is available now on Deadpool 2: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, along with viral hit “Ashes” by Celine Dion. Full track list is below.

  1. Ashes – Celine Dion
  2. Welcome To The Party – Diplo feat. French Montana, Lil Pump, and Zhavia Ward
  3. You Can’t Stop This Motherfucker (Choir Only Mix)  Tyler Bates*
  4. DEADPOOL RAP (X-FORCE REMIX)  TEAMHEADKICK*
  5. Nobody Speak – DJ Shadow feat. Run The Jewels
  6. In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
  7. Take On Me (MTV Unplugged – Summer Solstice) – a-ha
  8. If I Could Turn Back Time – Cher
  9. 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
  10. All Out Of Love – Air Supply
  11. We Belong – Pat Benatar
  12. Tomorrow – Alicia Morton
  13. Mutant Convoy – Tyler Bates
  14. Bangarang (feat. Sirah) – Skrillex

*available on streaming album only

DEADPOOL 2 – SYNOPSIS: After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.

 

DEADPOOL 2 Official Channels:

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | #Deadpool