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Veggie Tales in The House

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Big news for Veggie Tales fans: Today, November 26th, marks the debut of Veggie Tales’ original Netflix series, Veggie Tales in The House. So this Thanksgiving weekend, you can “Veg out” on the couch while you watch the vegetable duo, Bob and Larry! Check out the trailer below:

In celebration of Bob and Larry hitting Netflix, KLSCrafts.com is sharing a super fun Veggie Tales Vegetable Stamp craft, while AndreaLynnFoodWriter.com brings us a recipe for Cucumber Rolls with Veggie(Tales) Cream Cheese. Did you know that Veggie Tales is turning 20 this year? Man, that makes me feel old! ;)

Click here to add Veggie Tales in The House to your Netflix queue!

What are you streaming this month? Will your kids be watching the new Veggie Tales?

ANNIE Movie Tickets Giveaway

We have tickets to give away to an ANNIE screening on December 13that AMC Pacific Place Theater at 10:30 am. Do you want to go?

MOVEI SYNOPSIS:

A Broadway classic that has delighted audiences for generations comes to the big screen with a new, contemporary vision in Columbia Pictures’ comedy, Annie.  Director/Producer/Screenwriter Will Gluck teams with producers James Lassiter, Will Smith & Jada Pinkett Smith, and Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Laurence “Jay” Brown, and Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith with a modern telling that captures the magic of the classic characters and original show that won seven Tony Awards. Celia Costas serves as Executive Producer.  The screenplay is by Will Gluck and Aline Brosh McKenna, based on the musical stage play “Annie,” book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and on “Little Orphan Annie,” © and ® Tribune Media Services, Inc.

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Academy Award® nominee Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who’s also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014.  Originally left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they’d be back for her someday, it’s been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mom Miss Hannigan (Cameron Diaz).  But everything’s about to change when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks (Jamie Foxx) – advised by his brilliant VP, Grace (Rose Byrne) and his shrewd and scheming campaign advisor, Guy (Bobby Cannavale) – makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.  Stacks believes he’s her guardian angel, but Annie’s self-assured nature and bright, sun-will-come-out-tomorrow outlook on life just might mean it’s the other way around.

Social Sites for Annie

Official Site: www.Annie-Movie.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OfficialAnnieMovie
Twitter
: @AnnieMovie
Instagram: @AnnieMovie
Official Hashtag: #AnnieMovie

 

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2 tickets to see Annie and one ticket is good for two people

ANNIE t-shirt, fuzzy socks, posters, sticker sheet and Sandy Plush Dog.

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Celebrate Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions

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My husband says we are not allowed to watch The Clone Wars: The Lost Missions until we watch all of The Clone Wars we are now watching The Clone Wars on Netflix. The kids I think watched about five episodes in a row on Saturday morning before I even got out of bed. All because we have to watch Star Wars The Clone Wars the Lost Missions as soon as possible. We have to get our celebration on.

About Wars The Clone Wars the Lost Missions

Against a backdrop of ever-shifting loyalties, uneasy alliances and ancient hostilities, the conflict between the Republic and the Separatists ramps up, setting the stage for Darth Sidious’ ultimate act of treachery against the Jedi. In these uncertain times, some of the deepest mysteries of the light and dark sides of the Force are revealed as an intrepid clone trooper uncovers a shocking conspiracy, Anakin Skywalker’s closest relationship is tested to its limits, and Master Yoda makes a discovery that could forever change the balance of power in the galaxy.

Bonus Features: Never Before Seen 16-Minute Documentary Covering All Six Seasons

Four additional story reels from “The Lost Missions” Season (Blu-ray only)

Things you need to get your Wars The Clone Wars the Lost Missions celebration on:

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About Star Wars The Clone Wars Series:

Set between Episodes II and III of the iconic “Star Wars” saga, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” explores the untold stories that helped shape the galaxy far, far away. The series chronicles the adventures of Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Ahsoka Tano and other “Star Wars” heroes as they struggle to maintain freedom and restore peace against the dark side of the Force. Joined by an army of clone troopers, the noble Jedi fight to protect the Republic against the Separatists and their droid army led by Count Dooku, hias assassin Asajj Ventress and the evil General Grievous. Each week, a new thrilling story is revealed, brought to the screen by supervising director Dave Filoni and executive producer George Lucas.

Disney’s Phineas and Ferb Star Wars

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My son wants to base his entire acting career on being a character in Disney’s Phineas and Ferb Star Wars. I can’t seem to get him to understand it’s already filmed with the characters it has and that he would have to be in a new movie. And yes he has seen the movie. He loved it, which is why he wants to be a character in it. He’s vying for his sister to get a role in it as well.

This is the ultimate intergalactic adventure; when the plans for the Death Star accidentally fall into the hands of Phineas and Ferb who (along with Agent P, of course) become thrust into a crisis to stop the evil Darthenshmirtz. The epic battle to restore balance to the universe includes the full-length adventure, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars and 5 additional episodes. Plus FREE inside every DVD is a collectible Perry-In-Carbonite keychain! It’s a great story of A New Hope Retold and ReFERBished!

Synopsis: A couple summers ago in a galaxy far, far away, Phineas and Ferb are happily basking in the glow of Tatooine’s twin suns – until plans for the Death Star accidentally fall into their hands, thrusting them (and Agent P) into a galactic rebellion and an epic struggle of good versus evil in Phineas And Ferb: Star WarsTM.

Will Phineas and Ferb be able to resist the Dark Side? Will Stormtrooper Candace finally bust a Rebel? Can Agent P stop Darthenshmirtz from using his Force-powered “Sith-Inator”?

Featuring 5 additional episodes for over 2 hours of action-packed fun, this mind-blowing, intergalactic adventure is a blast for all ages! May the Ferb be with you…always.

Voice Talent: Vincent Martella (TV’s “Everybody Hates Chris”) as Phineas

Ashley Tisdale (Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure) as Stormtrooper Candace

Thomas Brodie-Sangster (TV’s "Game of Thrones”) as Ferb

Caroline Rhea (TV’s “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”) as Mom

Dan Povenmire (TV’s “Phineas and Ferb”) as Darthenshmirtz

Richard O’Brien (Perks of Being a Wallflower) as dad

Dee Bradley Baker (TVs “Star Wars Clone Wars”) as Perry the Rebelpus

Alyson Stoner (Step Up 3D, Camp Rock 1 & 2) as pilot Isabella

And of course soon to be listed my son as character 10.

Big Hero 6: Printable Craft & Activity Sheets!

Big Hero 6: Printable Craft & Activity Sheets!

In honor of Disney’s fun new film Big Hero 6, we’re bringing you 9 fun activity sheets, from mazes and coloring pages to DIY Baymax crafts! Just click on the links below to download the printable PDF files:

Big Hero 6: Printable Craft & Activity Sheets:

My Little Pony Rainbow Rocks

When A Friendly Showcase Turns Into A Battle Of The Bands, There’s Only One Pony To Call…Princess Twilight!

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"Rainbow Rocks" establishes the Equestria Girls spin-off franchise as legitimately good and full of potential due to it’s sense of continuity, improved focus & flow, and an even more lively characterization and interactions. And the animation & music quality added the final touches.

Canterlot High is hosting a musical showcase and Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, and Fluttershy are going to be performing with their new band, The Rainbooms. But when The Dazzlings, a new girl group, arrive at CHS and convince everyone to turn the friendly showcase into a Battle of the Bands, tensions mount between the competing musical acts. A now-reformed Sunset Shimmer realizes that the Dazzlings may not be ordinary girls and are after something far more sinister than just being named Best Band at Canterlot High. The Rainbooms call on Princess Twilight to return to their world to help them perform a musical counter-spell so that they can win a battle that now determines the fate of the entire school!

Zoe loves this movie. She loves the pony in people form.

Planes Fire & Rescue In Home Release Interview with Paul Gerard & Jeff Howard

I love my job more than anyone could possibly understand. I always wanted to be an animator, well, more like I wanted to do computer graphics. I studied art and computer science in college and somehow I ended up a writer that is capable of maintaining my website in all aspects. So, even if I sit through the same presentation from Disney animators, writers or producers more than once I’m still amazed, in awe and like a kid in a candy store;  because this is my favorite kind of candy. I love learning about how Disney movies are made. I spent some time with Paul Gerard Director of Creative Development and Jeff Howard the Co-writer of Disney’s Planes Fire & Rescue and this is their presentation to us.

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JEFF : Do your research. It has an exclamation point. And it’s a command, so it’s a — this is a mandatory thing.

PAUL : John Lassiter, our executive producer, believes in this idea, Truth in Materials, which is, uh, uh, you know. We can find not only character, but story, but the grounding of our movie in our research. Because we have a huge conceit going on, which is that airplanes talk and have eyeballs, so everything else around that should be as grounded in reality as possible.

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JEFF : Right. So we went out and talked to dozens of aerial firefighters and ground crew and smoke jumpers and air traffic controllers, and, uh, visited several national parks to try to get all of the details of the movie right.

PAUL : And one of our biggest resources was the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, which, to their friends, are known as Cal Fire, which is why we are required to still call them the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and everyone who’s ever heard that joke before never, ever goes over. It doesn’t. It just doesn’t work.

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JEFF : I think it’s very solid. It’s at least a B plus joke, I think. Yeah, so, one of the things that was interesting to us when we went out and visited Hemet Ryan was that all of our aircraft had a previous life. The S2, which is their main tanker, used to a sub-hunting aircraft. The Huey, goes back to Vietnam. The OB10 Bronco was a reconnaissance airplane. So, this whole theme of second chances started to sort of gel in our heads, that all of the aircraft are really on their second lives. We discovered that, you know, many of the things at the air attack base are scratch built. Like, this, you know, they had this Quonset hut that they’d just built themselves. They had a lot of, you know, repurposed equipment and stuff like that. It’s a lot of hand-me-down things. Even their display cases. They had these display cases where they had their t-shirts and coffee mugs and stuff that were just display cases from a video game store that was giving a — like, it used to be a Nintendo thing. So this whole idea of “Better than new” started to creep into our minds, as well.

PAUL : The other thing that amazed us was how often they go out and fight fires. Guess how many fires Cal Fire fights in one year? About 5,600. And, in fact —

JEFF : Just in California. It’s actually 50,000, nationwide, with all of the different agencies.

PAUL : Yeah. That’s just California, and this year is actually a banner year for fires. They were on track, last time we talked to them, for like, 6,500 this year. And, so — but the public only hears about the big fires, which actually became a line in the movie, when we were talking — first presenting our pitch to the different directors here.IMG_2309

JEFF : So, that became a line, and went straight into the movie. That you know, we almost had Dusty ask the very question that our other director asked when he gets there, and they get an alarm, and Dusty says, “Really, there’s a fire already” and Dipper answers back, “Yeah, you guys only hear about the big ones,” which is literally what they told us. We’re like, that’s a great detail, we gotta put that straight into the story.

PAUL : At Yellowstone we saw these iconic tour buses that they’d had there since the 1920s that were the inspiration for Old Jammer. Because they actually called them jammers.

JEFF : Didn’t we find out it was the drivers who were the jammers?

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PAUL : Yes. It’s the drivers that are called jammers, because they had no synchro-rings. They had their all manual transmissions and they were going up and down the mountains, so you just — they had, to like, grind the gears, and they called them jammers.

JEFF : So, Chuck Aaron was one of our other big consultants for the movie. You know, we wanted Blade to be one of the coolest helicopters in the world, so we went to one of the coolest helicopter pilots in the world, who’s Chuck Aaron, who flies — he’s probably one of the few aerobatic helicopter pilots in the world.

PAUL : He’s the only one the FAA has actually given a license to fly aerobatic helicopter flight —

JEFF : It’s something that a helicopter isn’t really supposed to do, like loops and barrels and stuff like that. His helicopter is a MMBB0105 that he’s customized heavily. He wouldn’t even tell us the modifications he’s made to it, ’cause it’s sort of a trade secret. He actually tears this helicopter down and rebuilds it at the end of every air show season, just to make sure all of the parts are working correctly. And he spent a long time trying to figure out how to actually aerodynamically do a loop in a helicopter because you’re not supposed to be able to do that.And like the Cal Fire guys, he has come here, several times, to watch the movie and give us feedback on how the helicopters move and the dynamics of it and everything, and he and Travis came to the premiere, and have been with us every step of the way in — in developing the movie.

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You saw this morning, the CL415, which is one of the inspirations for Dipper, and there were a couple of other aircraft that went into her design. She’s actually closer to the size of a Grummin Goose, ’cause the CL415 is quite a bit bigger than what she actually is, compared to Dusty. Also, the PBY Catalina, which is a gorgeous aircraft, if you’ve ever seen that.

And we also got to watch the tankers do, uh, their practice drops. Getting the coaching from the ground and the feedback who were telling them, “You know, um, more this way or that way, or one wingspan left, on your next drop,” or that sort of thing. And they let us strap GoPro cameras to the aircraft and the smoke jumpers, some of that footage just went straight into the movie.

PAUL : Yeah. This actually inspired many of the shots that are in the film, for the, uh, that first fire sequence.

Then we had a small Q & A, this is one of the questions we had time for.

Q : When you’re doing a movie like this, do you have a story before you go out and research or does the story develop from the research?

PAUL : Sort of a little bit of both, yeah.

JEFF : Little bit of both. There’s — it’s more of the latter. Basically, the — the impetus for it was, okay, you know we started it when the first Planes movie was only a year into development and production, so it was still going to be three years before Planes came out, but we thought it was coming together pretty well, and we said, “Let’s do — let’s start working on a follow-up, ’cause we think this is gonna be pretty successful,” and Bobs started looking into the different arenas of aviation. What could we do? We could do this sort of a story, this sort of story, different things, and —

And he started looking into aerial firefighting which is something that hasn’t been shown a lot in movies, and when he first started investigating it, the very — you know, this is where the research sort of led us into what the story was gonna be, because he discovered that the first aerial firefighters were crop-dusting aircraft, and that the type of planes that Dusty is modeled after are also used for firefighting. They put pontoons on them. They let them scoop off the water. Exactly what happens to Dusty in the movie. And we said, well, this is a natural extension for what Dusty’s next adventure is gonna be.

The Muppets Predicted the Future! Toy Story 4 is ON!

Nearly two decades after Pixar Animation Studios created the world’s first computer-animated feature film with TOY STORY, it revealed plans for Disney•Pixar’s TOY STORY 4, an adventure that returns audiences to the world of the studio’s signature characters. The film is slated for release on June 16, 2017.

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Director John Lasseter works with members of his story team on Disney•Pixar’s "Toy Story 4," a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the "Toy Story" gang. The film is slated for release on June 16, 2017. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

John Lasseter, director of the original “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2,” will direct the film, which opens a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the “Toy Story” gang. The story was dreamt up by Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter and Lee Unkrich, the storytellers who have been the driving force behind all three “Toy Story” films.
“We love these characters so much; they are like family to us,” said Lasseter. “We don’t want to do anything with them unless it lives up to or surpasses what’s gone before. ‘Toy Story 3’ ended Woody and Buzz’s story with Andy so perfectly that for a long time, we never even talked about doing another ‘Toy Story’ movie. But when Andrew, Pete, Lee and I came up with this new idea, I just could not stop thinking about it. It was so exciting to me, I knew we had to make this movie—and I wanted to direct it myself.”
Writing team Rashida Jones and Will McCormack (“Celeste and Jesse Forever”) joined the project, and Pixar veteran Galyn Susman (ABC’s “Toy Story OF TERROR!” and “Toy Story that Time Forgot”) is producing.

Disney On Ice Tickets Kent & Everett

We will be attending the show thanks to Feld entertainment.

Make an ordinary day extraordinary when Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! – Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt brings more than 50 Disney characters from 16 beloved Disney stories together in Puget Sound for one colossal party on ice!  This fun-filled show features a magical montage of celebrations, holidays and festivals from around the globe set to a blend of contemporary music and favorite Disney songs; visiting Kent’s ShoWare Center from Wednesday, November 12 through Monday, November 17 and then XFINITY Arena at Everett from Thursday, November 20 through Sunday, November 23.  

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Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on a delightful tour as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; Mardi Gras with Princess Tiana; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with the Disney Princesses; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stitch; a Halloween haunt with the Disney Villains; plus traveling to far-off exotic places including China for the Chinese New Year, Brazil for Carnival and Japan for the beautiful Cherry Blossom festival Sakura.  Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! – Presented by YoKids is the ultimate jam-packed celebration of the century featuring fun and surprises for the whole family!

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K E N T

WHERE:        ShoWare Center 625 W. James St., Kent, WA 98032

WHEN: November 12 – 17, 2014
Wednesday, November 12             7:00 PM

Thursday, November 13                 7:00 PM

Friday, November 14                       7:00 PM

Saturday, November 15                  11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, November 16                    11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Monday, November 17                    7:00 PM

TICKETS:     Ticket prices range from $22, $26, $40–$43 (VIP), and $65–$72 (Floor Seats)*

Kids tickets (ages 2-12) priced for only $12 each for select performances (not valid on Sat 3:30pm & Sun 3:30pm shows; limit 4 kids tickets per full price ticket purchase)

Opening Night tickets discount priced at $15 each (not valid for VIP/premium seating)

All seats are reserved; tickets available for purchase online at www.showarecenter.com, charge by phone at 866-973-9613 or in-person at the ShoWare Center Box Office.
*prices vary between weekday/weekend shows; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees.

E V E R E T T

WHERE:        XFINITY Arena at Everett 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett, WA 98201

WHEN:          November 20 – 23, 2014

Thursday, November 20                 7:00 PM

Friday, November 21                       7:00 PM

Saturday, November 22                  11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, November 23                    1:00 PM & 5:00 PM

TICKETS:     Ticket prices range from $22, $26, $40–$43 (VIP), and $65–$72 (Floor Seats)*

Kids tickets (ages 2-12) priced for only $12 each for select performances (not valid on Sat 3:30pm & Sun 1:00pm shows; limit 4 kids tickets per full price ticket purchase)

Opening Night tickets discount priced at $15 each (not valid for VIP/premium seating)

All seats are reserved; tickets available for purchase online at www.xfinityarenaeverett.com, charge by phone at 866-332-8499 or in person at the XFINITY Arena at Everett Box Office.
*prices vary between weekday/weekend shows; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees.