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This Moana/Hamilton Mashup Is a Straight Shot to Your Tear Ducts

Who would have guessed Lin-Manuel Miranda's work pairs so well with itself?

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Things We Saw Today: Emily Blunt and James Corden Perform Romeo and Juliet (Abridged)

In this abridged version, the production includes "14 modern songs, across seven different sets and just one take to get it right." The two absolutely hit it out of the part in this Into the Woods reunion.

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Not Just for Kids: Important Life Lessons Learned From Cartoon Characters

Here are some important life lessons one might learn from cartoons. Some of these are serious, others not so much. You decide. The power is yours!

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What a Day Brightener: Moana Meets Star Wars in a Delightful Parody Song

This parody brings Maui's song, "You're Welcome," into the Star Wars universe by interpreting what Luke Skywalker might sing about if he was singing to Rey.

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June Netflix Additions and Losses Will Have You Ready for an Air-Conditioned, Indoor Summer

Next month we'll be able to enjoy classics like Zodiac, Young Frankenstein, Full Metal Jacket, and 13 Going on 30 as well as new originals like the highly anticipated Okja.

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Things We Saw Today: Luke Skywalker Sings “You’re Welcome” in This Moana/Last Jedi Mashup

YouTube user OverEnglishMan recently posted a The Last Jedi / Moana mashup, in which Luke Skywalker plays Maui to Rey's Moana in "You're Welcome."

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Things We Saw Today: Auli’i Cravalho Was Almost Too Busy with Honors Biology to Audition for Moana

Collider recently shared a post-Oscars interview with Moana star Auli’i Cravalho, during which she consistently confirmed her status as a real-life Disney princess. She also revealed that she almost didn't try out for Moana, because she was in honors biology and "had no time for anything else but microbes."

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Interview: Moana’s Rachel House on Marginalized Voices in Hollywood and the Need for More Female Directors

"In Moana, there’s a wonderful message which is to be brave at the risk of failure."

I spoke with her about the importance of seeing people like her on screen, what it's like to work with director Taika Waititi and more.

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Things We Saw Today: Want a Hook Prequel About Rufio? Start Up the Chant!

Dante Basco, who played Rufio in Hook back in 1991, has started up a Kickstarter to fund a short prequel movie about his character.

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Rogue One Passed $1 Billion, Moana Passed $500 Million, at the Box Office

Diversity continued to dominate the box office this weekend, as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Moana passed big milestones and Hidden Figures stayed strong at #3.

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Things We Saw Today: Rogue One‘s Diego Luna Really Wants to Touch the Jabba the Hutt Puppet

Why won't Lucasfilm let this happen?

Rogue One star Diego Luna is just fascinated by the Jabba the Hutt puppet. Can anyone at Lucasfilm set up an introduction? Please?

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Now You Can Watch (and Rewatch, and Rewatch) the Full Scene of Moana‘s “How Far I’ll Go”

Have you seen Moana yet? Even if you haven't, you'll likely enjoy this early scene from the movie featuring Auli'i Cravalho's beautiful vocals in "How Far I'll Go," the title character's song about longing for adventure.

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Things We Saw Today: Badass Body-Positive Cosplayer Shatters Expectations With Impeccable Costume Game

Rhapsody Artajo champions "being so comfortable in your own skin that you're inspiring other people to do the same."

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Things We Saw Today: This Spot-On Cosplay of Jane from Daria

Tumblr user "diamondideozu" just uploaded a huge photo-set of her stunning cosplay of Jane, Daria's best friend on the iconic 90s TV show Daria.

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Things We Saw Today: This Moana Cosplay Is Utter Perfection

Lead the way.

This perfect Moana cosplay from aleuthemermaid on Instagram is making me just a little bit weepy.

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You’re Welcome: Dwayne Johnson’s Full Musical Number From Moana Is Online for Your Endless Entertainment

Disney's latest animated adventure, Moana, is seriously great for a lot of reasons, and we highly recommend that you go see it if you haven't yet. One of those reasons is lyrics by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda (among others), and another is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson performing those lyrics in an endearingly smug musical number, like only he could.

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Review: Moana Is a Movie We Should All Be Grateful for This Thanksgiving Weekend

4.5 out of 5 stars.

Moana is the perfect heroine to usher in a new era for Disney, and her eponymous film is the perfect film to do the same.

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It’s Heart vs. Brain in Disney’s New Short, “Inner Workings”

"Inner Workings" is the directing debut of Big Hero 6 and Wreck-It Ralph's story artist Leo Matsuda, and it looks like a fun combination of CG and traditional hand-drawn animation.

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[VIDEO]: TMS Connects With Pacific Islander Pride and Disney Fun at the Moana Blue Carpet Premiere in L.A.

We've been looking forward to Disney's Moana since it was first announced back in 2014. We have high hopes for this gorgeous looking tale of a teenage Polynesian heroine with a strong relationship with the ocean who joins forces with a demigod to save her people, and thankfully, we don't have to wait any longer. Moana opens nationwide tomorrow! To celebrate, I attended the Moana "blue carpet" premiere at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles! Check out the video after the jump!

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Learn About the Making of Moana, Plus Hear More of the Soundtrack, In Disney’s Latest Featurettes

Disney's got a lot of resources, and in the making of Moana, they chose to spend them on ensuring the movie would be an accurate representation of the Polynesian culture it represents.

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