Entertainment

Pixar Fest Is Happening At Disneyland And All Fans Can Talk About Is The Magic That Is ‘Coco’

Disneyland and Disney California Adventure launched ‘Pixar Fest’ April 13 to celebrate the magic of Pixar classics. The festival celebrating all things Pixar and animated will be going on till Sept. 3 so you have a chance to see the festivities for yourself. Of course the classics like “Toy Story,” “Up” and “Finding Nemo,” are on full display but fans are really digging the “Coco” decorations all over the park.

“Coco” fans have all summer to check out their favorite cartoon characters in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.

Children (and adults) can visit the park to see their favorites take over the park from parades to shows to a nightly light show on Cinderella’s castle. It is all there.

The “Coco” portion of Pixar Fest’s “Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” turns the parks into a “Coco” wonderland.

As you can see in the video, the loved ones in the underworld walk along the path with the songs filling the air.

Disneyland’s Main Street U.S.A. gets turned into a colonial plaza in Mexico, with papel picado banners and flower petals visually displayed onto the facades of the shops and buildings.

Dapper skeletons provide as much awe for Miguel from the film as they do for this fan.

The videos on social media is likely to give everyone serious jealousy since they can’t be there for the show.

SOUND ?!! His audible gasp is EVERYTHING. ☺ ☺ ☺ 

Photo opps for that new selfie upload have also been placed around the park, including one with Miguel’s white wooden guitar, as well as his friends Héctor and Dante.

It’s like no one will be able to tell the difference.

This fan came to show off her relationship goals.

? ? ?

Don’t worry, people are confirming that Disneyland has the snacks to match the vibe.

Pssstt… Real friends will wait for you to rearrange their placemats and trays for that perfect #foodie post. 

Of course the merch is top knotch.

This “Coco” jarrita mug inscribed with the film’s endearing line “Remember Me” in English and Spanish is adorable.

Some fans were bummed the merchandise sold out so quickly. 

You have to be quick around these fans.

However, some people aren’t letting Disney off the hook for not having enough merch in stock. 

‘Pixar Fest’ runs through Sept. 3 at both parks, so maybe Disney will have more jarritas by then. Fingers crossed and lighting a candle for ya! ? ? ? 


READ: Pixar Hired Cultural Consultants To Help With ‘Coco’ And It Looks Like They Definitely Helped Shape The Movie

Share this story with all of your friends by tapping that little share button below!

A Gay Character Is The Lead Of Pixar’s Short ‘Out’ And It Will Hit You In The Feels

Entertainment

A Gay Character Is The Lead Of Pixar’s Short ‘Out’ And It Will Hit You In The Feels

Pixar

“Out” is the latest Pixar short with a heartwarming story that will make you cry buckets.

The studio-first, stars a gay male character named Greg who is struggling to come out as gay to his parents. Just when his parents come to help Greg move, a “rainbow-riding purple sparkly” cat and a pink dog, swap the dog’s body with Greg’s.

Sounds pretty adorable.

Pixar’s latest short follows Greg while he struggles to come out to his parents.

The short, which is just under 10 minutes, debuted on Friday on the Disney+ streaming service and was written and directed by Steven Clay Hunter. The filmmaker has produced various Pixar films, including “Toy Story 4” and “Finding Dory,” and has been an active part of Pixar’s SparkShorts series. If you already didn’t know, the shorts series are meant to highlight and discover new storytellers and give them space and support to experiment with different approaches to animation.

Of course, users on Twitter were quick to make the hashtag #PixarOut go viral in no time.

Many expressed their gratefulness for having a project that promotes diversity and love, while others lamented not having had access to such a film sooner when they were growing up and coming out.

The new Pixar film opens a pretty big door for Disney and its audiences.

Last year, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)revealed a study that found only 18.4% of mainstream films released in 2018 had included LGBTQ characters. At the same time it highlighted that none of Disney’s releases at the time had an LGBTQ character.

“Out” is on Disney + for you to check out!

Miguel & Christina Aguilera Sang Coco’s ‘Remember Me’ For Disney’s Singalong Special

Entertainment

Miguel & Christina Aguilera Sang Coco’s ‘Remember Me’ For Disney’s Singalong Special

@50one5O / Twitter

ABC went all out over the weekend with their second round of “The Disney Family Singalong” and man will it ease your worries.

If you didn’t already tune into the television special when it aired the first time around on April 16, the latest episode is definitely one to join in on. ABC started the new program in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic and is meant to rally families, friends, and celebrities together for a night of entertainment, laughs and songs. The new series has already featured some of Disney’s most beloved musical numbers from its classic films which are sung by the top musicians currently in the game.

Last month, in April, stars like Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Beyoncé, and others gathered around their cameras to sing to families across the country for “The Disney Family Singalong.” The event, which was hosted by Ryan Seacrest, saw performers in their home environments using minimal equipment and “a whole lot of harmony” to get fans watching to join in on the fun. To make things seamless, the lyrics which featured Disney’s most popular songs were displayed at the bottom of the screen.

Anyway, for Mother’s Day, ABC kicked off a second episode of the special and it was pretty dang magical.

For “The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II,” ABC really reached for the stars, wrangling in the likes of Katy Perry, Idina Menzel, and John Legend.

But the best part of the night came when Miguel and Christina Aguilera joined forces to sing a bilingual rendition of “Remember Me” from Coco.

During their portion of the singalong special, Miguel and Aguilera belted out the lyrics to the Disney-Pixar classic singing both in English and Spanish. Making the performance even more special, an all-female Mariachi band joined in to bring life to the song’s melody.