Snickerdoodles are a staple of the holiday season in our house. This is partly because cinnamon is such a perfect holiday flavor and partly because making cookies is a time-honored holiday tradition. But why not kick it up a notch with Mickey Mouse Snickerdoodles?! Because, let’s be honest, everything worth making is worth making Mickey-shaped. Am I right??
Spiderman: Homecoming (2017)
Week 16 – December 11, 2017
After a stint with the Avenger in Captain America: Civil War, Peter Parker has to return to normal high school life and it isn’t easy. Under the tutelage of Tony Stark, Parker must find the fine line between his Super Hero life and normal life.
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Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 (2017)
Week 15 – December 4, 2017
Peter Quill/Starlord is grappling with his parentage while on run from the Sovereign who had hired the Guardians to protect some precious batteries. However, Rocket decides to steal the batteries. As always, this movie moves us through the plot with a fantastic, eclectic mix of 70s and 80s songs.
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Here is the latest News From the World of Disney parks and entertainment including Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line for November 17 – 30.
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Doctor Strange (2016)
Week 14 – November 27, 2017
Dr. Stephen Strange is a brilliant surgeon. However, while driving he is seriously injured rendering his hands unusable. Since his life’s work is dependent on his hand, he falls into despair. Research on his injury leads him to a guru who can possibly heal not only his hands but his heart.
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Amazon also offers a box set of all three Iron Man movies.
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Like The Incredible Hulk, this movie seemed to have a different feel than the rest of the Marvel movies. What did you think of the mystical aspects of the movie as opposed to the scientific? Let us know your thoughts in the comments, on our Facebook page or on Twitter using the hastag #MarvelMovieMarathon.
Marvel Fun Fact
The full name of Dr. Strange is Dr. Stephen Vincent Strange. This is because Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, the creators of Dr. Strange, modeled the appearance after the actor Vincent Price.
If you want to go back to the beginning of our marathon or jump forward, here is the marathon timeline:
Week 1 – Captain America – The First Avenger
Week 2 – Iron Man
Week 3 – The Incredible Hulk
Week 4 – Iron Man 2
Week 5 – Thor
Week 6 – Marvel’s The Avengers
Week 7 – Iron Man 3
Week 8 – Thor: The Dark World
Week 9 – Captain America: Winter Soldier
Week 10 – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1
Week 11 – Avengers: Age of Ultron
Week 12 – Ant Man (2005)
Week 13 – Captain America: Civil War
Week 14 – Doctor Strange
Week 15 – Spider-Man: Homecoming
Week 16 – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
Week 17 – Thor: Ragnarok
Sue Nowicki is an alumna of the 2014/15 Disney Parks Moms Panel. She splits her time between planning her next Walt Disney World vacation and being team mom to ten high-energy volleyball players where she fills the roles of secretary, navigator, head cheerleader, treasurer, athletic trainer and team psychologist. You can follow her on Twitter @MQPodcast.
MOVIE: Disney•Pixar’s Coco
RUNNING LENGTH: 1 hr 49 min
MAIN CAST: Anthony Gonzalez (Miguel), Gael Garcia Bernal (Hector), Benjamin Bratt (Ernesto de la Cruz), Alanna UBach (Mama Imelda)
SYNOPSIS: Coco is the story of Miguel, a boy born into a family of shoe makers. Miguel’s family have forbidden music in their home because his great-grandfather abandoned the family to pursue a career in music leaving his great-grandmother and grandmother, Coco, all alone. Miguel, who has a deep love for music, goes on a journey to find his great-grandfather so he can convince his family to let him play.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Week 13 – November 20, 2017
This the first movie in Phase Three of the MCU. In this installment, the Avengers are in deep doodoo after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron so the powers that be want to create some accountability for them. This creates some dissention within the team causing the Avengers to pick sides.
Here is the latest News From the World of Disney parks and entertainment including Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line for November 3 – 16. We are even featuring a wrap-up of the 4Q 2017 Disney earnings call. As always, there are lots of tidbits of info and “aha moments” when listening to the call.
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Disney has built it’s reputation on providing fun family entertainment. This fun isn’t limited to their parks and movie theatres. It is also available at home with their line of home products and games. Here are some Disney-related gifts which are great for the whole family.
Ant Man (2015)
Week 12 – October 13, 2017
Taking place several months after Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man is the story of a Scott Lang, played by Paul Rudd, an ex-con who is trained by Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) to shrink in size using a special suit. Land and Pym seek to present “The Yellowjacket” from using the same technology for evil.