Moana

Coco, Mulan, Moana and other Disney films that celebrate cultural diversity

With Moana, Disney scored a lot of points for accurately showcasing several Polynesian customs.<p>In the past few years, Disney has made a conscious …

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Happy Weekend!

<i>Our latest clutch! Have you subscribed yet!? (p.s. My shoes are from here!)</i><p>Hiiii!! It’s been an insane two weeks!! Our big week-long shoot in Palm …

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Very Extra 4-Year-Old Outshines Pre-K Class In 'Moana' Performance

Sophia is a natural-born star.<p>Some 4-year-olds are destined to shine.<p>Sophia Urquijo sang a show-stealing rendition of “How Far I’ll Go” from Disney’s animated film “Moana” during her preschool graduation ceremony in Miami earlier this month.<p>As seen in the video above, Sophia stands out among her …

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4-year-old girl gives rousing rendition of Disney's 'Moana'

The young girl garnered 13 million views after stealing the spotlight at her pre-K graduation.

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4-Year-Old Girl Upstages Classmates With Passionate Rendition Of ‘Moana’ Song At Pre-K Graduation

Everyone seems to love Disney hit <i>Moana</i>, and 4-year-old Sophia is no exception. The pre-schooler was filmed by her mom Michelle Neshin at her …

Streaming

Moana Hits Netflix Today, So Let's Celebrate With This Adorable 4-Year-Old Singing Her Heart Out

<i>Moana</i> is officially available on Netflix today, and there's no better way to celebrate than by watching a 4-year-old's gloriously passionate …

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‘Moana’ Is on Netflix Now, and the Good News Is That It’s Crazy Rewatchable

It’s crazy to think that a $248 million Disney blockbuster could have been undervalued and under-discussed, but that’s pretty much what happened with</i> …

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This is One of the Best Disney Animated Films, Ever

Note: This post contains affiliate links. The post does not contain movie spoilers. I have long been a Disney fan and many of their animated films. …

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Reduced revenue fattens NZ Moana's profit

Moana New Zealand has boosted first-half profit 28 per cent, even as revenue shrank by about a quarter as the kiwi-owned fishing group reaped gains …

Markets

Star Wars and Moana are a delightful combination

Inspired by a piece of fan art and some lyrics posted on Tumblr, YouTube user Over English Man recorded a <i>Moana</i>-themed intro for Luke Skywalker in <i>The</i> …

Star Wars

‘Moana’ On Netflix: When Is The Disney Hit Coming To The Streaming Service?

Every year or so, one enchanting children’s film becomes a full-stop phenomenon. Parents love the film, kids love to sing the film’s songs …

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Moana Is The Disney Role Model We’ve Always Wanted

<i>If the wind in my sail on the sea stays behind me<br>One day I’ll know, if I go there’s just no telling how far I’ll go</i><p>These song lyrics haunt my dreams. …

Lifestyle

The cliches of Disney dads

Andrew Blair Jun 16, 2017As Father's Day approaches, we take a look at dads, through the eyes of Disney movies... <b>This article contains mild spoilers</b> …

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Is a Moana Reunion Is Coming to NBC's Rise?

NBC's new musical drama Rise has an incredible team working in front of -- and behind -- the scenes, from Executive Producer Jason Katims …

TV

15-Year-Old Artist’s Hilarious Disney-Themed Comics Will Brighten Up Your Day

Image by imane.imagination and featured with permission<br>If you’re feeling less like ‘Happy’ from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and more like …

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Gorgeous Disney-inspired baby names

What's your favourite Disney-inspired baby name?<p>Everyone loves a good Disney film, but would you ever consider naming your child after one of the …

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Bryant credits hot streak to Disney's 'Moana' soundtrack

Reigning National League MVP Kris Bryant: Good at baseball, doesn't approve of bat flips, loves Disney movies.<p>Who doesn't, though?<p>After hitting a …

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This Spot-on Moana Parody Nails the Reality of Going Past Your Due Date

We all know that due dates aren't absolute, and that plenty of mamas see that promised day come and go with the baby still hanging in there—but that …

Pregnancy

Dwayne Johnson Isn’t Your Average Superstar: How The Rock Has Built a Career With Smart Choices

The wrestling champ has blossomed into American cinema's biggest action star — here's how he got there.<p>Like most famous people, Dwayne Johnson’s …

Movies

This Mum's Moana Cover Will Leave You in Stitches

By now, if you are a parent and you don't have the <b>Moana</b> soundtrack committed to memory, well . . . we don't even know what to tell you, because that …

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There's Something Wonderful About A Pug Going Full 'Moana'

For laughs, here's a shore thing.<p>Doug the Pug wears a hibiscus like no one else we know ― on two or four legs.<p>The adorable celebri-dog is a thespian island unto himself as he spoofs the Disney hit “Moana.”<p>He plays the title character and the demigod Maui because acting for this pooch <i>is</i> a day at the …

Beaches

Dear Millie: Month Five

Let's Get Personal<p>0 Comments<p>share it tweet it pin it<p>Five months of joy and still not a great deal of sleep…<p>Dear Millie,<p>Everyone told me that month …

Parenting

How Disney’s Use of Language in Music Plays a Crucial Role In Defining the Culture of a Story

Ethen of the Sideways has created a fascinating visual essay that analyzes the manner in which Disney has and has not effectively utilized language …

Language

Baby Moana Wasn't Supposed to Be in the Movie

“For a long time while we were working on this movie, Moana didn’t actually ‘meet’ the Ocean, realize that it was a living thing until she was a 16 …

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The Gospel According to Moana - Unfundamentalist Parenting

<i>Image provided by Disney</i><p>In fundamentalism, when a child misbehaves, it is to be expected because every human child acts according to their sinful …

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Watch ... for a cheery, delightful family film, filled with memorable songs. Dwayne Johnson is an ideal cartoon star, crafting his roguish Demigod, Maui, with wit and playfulness, while Auli’i Cravalho is inspiring and heroic in the title role. Their oceanic adventure is filled with swashbuckling …

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Literally Just 23 Incredible Tumblr Posts About Disney

"Daddy I love him!" "Bitch you don't even know him."<p>Posted on April 16, 2017, 09:16 GMT<p>1. Realising the real Disney hottie.<p>2. When this amazing point was made.<p>3. When Gaston was the hero we needed.<p>4. This is so accurate.<p>5. When your <i>Moana</i> addiction was summed up.<p>6. We've all been there.<p>7. This …

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Disney’s Moana Meets the Deep Sea Adventure Board Game in This Song Parody

One of the ways that Disney has maintained its mastery of animated musicals is that almost all of the showstopping numbers tell a story while …

Board Games

Moana on track to conquer the Official Video Chart

There's no stopping Moana this week – Walt Disney's Polynesian hero is looking good to claim the Number 1 spot on the Official Video Chart.<p>The …

Movies

Speaking and Listening: The Power of Truth

By Angela Noel<p>April 6, 2017<p>“You know,” my dad said from his living room in California, “for that <i>You are Awesome</i> thingy you do . . . maybe you could …

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