Walt Disney’s Home Movies to be Screened During Los Angeles’ Home Movie Day, October 12

According to the Home Movie Day Project, Home Movie Day Los AngelesHome Movies Day — which takes place this year on October 12, 2013 at the Linwood Dunn Theater, Pickford Center — is an annual celebration of amateur films and filmmaking at many local venues worldwide, providing an opportunity for individuals and families to see and share their own home movies with an audience in their community.

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‘Thor: The Dark World’ Minimates and Marvel Select Preview

'Thor: The Dark World' Minimates CollectionDiamond Select Toys has announced a couple of upcoming collections in support of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World, in theaters November 8.

First up, an entire series of 2-inch Marvel Minimates will be dedicated to Thor: The Dark World. The 53rd Marvel assortment available only at comic shops and specialty stores will include four different two-packs: Thor with Malekith, Loki with Heimdall, Dr. Erik Selvig with Dark Elf and Darcy Lewis with Dark Elf. Designed by the team at Art Asylum, each Minimate stands 2 inches tall and includes a variety of interchangeable parts and accessories, including an alternate head for Malekith, hands for the Dark Elves, a helmet for Loki and bare legs for Selvig.

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‘Thor: The Dark World’ Mentor Contest to Team High School Girls with Women Leaders in STEM

In Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World, Academy Award® winner Natalie Portman portrays astrophysicist Jane Foster, an independent spirit who follows her heart and journeys to a new world.

Marvel Studios, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), Dolby Laboratories, National Academy of Science, Girl Scouts USA along with the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, are proud to team up to sponsor a nationwide ‘Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World Ultimate Mentor Adventure’ in conjunction with the November 8th release of the film starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman.

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CONFIRMED: ‘Planes’ Lands on Blu-ray November 19

Disney's 'Planes' on Blu-rayWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has officially confirmed our earlier report on DisneyToon’s Planes and its bonus features when it becomes available to own on Blu-ray on November 19, 2013, now available for pre-order. In addition to the confirmation, we also have additional details regarding the bonus features which have been added to our list below. In addition, an extended eight minute sneak peek has also been released.

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‘Into the Woods’ First Look Image of Meryl Streep as the Witch (High-Res)

Meryl Streep in 'Into the Woods' ©2013 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Photo by: Peter MountainWalt Disney Studios has just provided us with this high-res still of Meryl Streep as the Witch from its upcoming film, Into the Woods.

Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel — all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.

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Disney ‘Frozen’ Three New High-Res Stills Feature Anna, Elsa and Marshmallow

ANNA. ©2013 Disney. All Rights Reserved.

In honor of today’s release of the second trailer for Disney’s Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios hs provided us with high res versions of newly released stills which feature Anna, Elsa and Marshmallow, who impolitely likes to throw snow people. The new images have been added to the beginning of our gallery below. As always, you can click any of the thumbnails to see a larger version and then click the resize arrow to see the image at its original resolution.

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‘Thor: The Dark World’ Featurette: ‘Thor and Loki’

'Thor: The Dark World'

Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Studios have released this new featurette featuring Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston as they discuss the relationship between Thor and Loki amongst plenty of new footage from Thor: The Dark World in theaters on November 8, 2013.

Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

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Marvel Launches ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Line of Merchandise

S.H.I.E.L.D. Tee Manufacturer: Mad Engine SRP: $20.50 Retailers: Hot Topic Available: October 2013 Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement Logistics Division- This S.H.I.E.L.D. Tee will be a great addition to any aspiring Agent's ensemble.

Following the initial ratings success of Marvel Television’s ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ airing on ABC, Marvel Entertainment, LLC has launched the first wave of official licensed merchandise inspired by the series co-created by Marvel’s The Avengers director Joss Whedon. To meet fan demand, Marvel has unveiled a range of ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ consumer products including T-shirts, accessories, and posters which are immediately available for purchase at ABC.com, Marvel.com, Hot Topic and other specialty retailers.

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WATCH: ‘Frozen’ New Trailer

'Frozen' from Walt Disney Animation StudiosWalt Disney Animation Studios Frozen has just released the newest trailer for Frozen (November 27, 2013), which you will find embedded below. It will make its theatrical debut tomorrow, attached to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.

Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph, presents Frozen, a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey — teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven –to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. The film also stars the vocal talents of Santino Fontana (as Hans) and Alan Tudyk (as Duke of Weselton).

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ New Hi-Res Stills with BJ Novak, Jason Schwartzman and Bradley Whitford

Robert Sherman (B.J. Novak), left; Richard Sherman (Jason Schwartzman), rightPh: François Duhamel©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Walt Disney Studios has provided us with two new hi-res stills from its upcoming feature, Saving Mr. Banks, which have been added to the beginning of our gallery of images from the film below. Although nothing new for those that have seen the trailer, the newly released stills feature Jason Schwartzman and BJ Novak as Richard and Robert Sherman as well as Bradley Whitford as screenwriter Don DaGradi.

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