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Marvel Studios retrospective: Iron Man 3

Fri, 2018-02-23 14:07

And now we come to what is probably the most divisive of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies – Iron Man 3. When it came out in 2013, there seemed to be no middle ground. You either loved the movie or you hated it. This division makes sense in a way....

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Visual Effects Society honors Disney projects, including ‘Avatar Flight of Passage’ and ‘Coco’

Fri, 2018-02-23 13:55

From the incredible landscape of Pandora – the World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom to the detailed world building involved in creating the city of the dead in Pixar’s Coco, Disney’s talented workers are all performing near the top level in their field. The Visual Effects Society (VES) recently...

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20th Anniversary fun announced for Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Fri, 2018-02-23 03:50

It seems like just last week we were celebrating the 10th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but in reality another 10 years has come and gone and the park has spread its wings a bit as it prepares to enter its third decade. Walt Disney World’s 4th gate will mark...

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Disneyland converting Aladdin’s Oasis into Tropical Hideaway

Fri, 2018-02-23 03:10

For a few brief years in the mid-90s Disneyland’s Aladdin’s Oasis was home to a themed dinner show that was popular, but apparently not very profitable. It later became just a restaurant and finally a photo op location. Before that, of course, is was home to the Tahitian Terrace with...

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Disneyland prepares for new Pixar themed fireworks show

Thu, 2018-02-22 12:31

Get ready to stake out your spot on Main Street U.S.A., Disneyland is getting a new fireworks show this spring. When Pixar Fest launches on April 13, the sky high above Sleeping Beauty Castle will explode with fireworks of “Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” designed and delivered by...

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones trailer draws us back into her chaotic world and we’re so ready

Thu, 2018-02-22 05:11

Jessica Jones is back… or at least she’s working through a few anger issues with the plans to be back. But then we know that the best laid plans often meet with an early demise in the world of Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Even Jones may need some help confronting with...

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Victoria & Albert’s adds a star in new Forbes Travel Guide

Thu, 2018-02-22 04:56

If you want the most upscale fine dining experience at Walt Disney World, you can do no better than Victoria & Albert’s inside The Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. The restaurant just picked up a 5th star in the latest Forbes travel guide becoming one of the highest ranked restaurants...

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It’s a boy! Disney’s Animal Kingdom welcomes Augustus the baby hippo

Thu, 2018-02-22 04:12

Guests on Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction have been enjoying the site of a baby hippo since its birth was announced on January 13 by the park’s animal care experts. Since Disney prefers to give mom and child a chance to bond before they step in (as long as...

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. approaches its 100th Episode

Wed, 2018-02-21 12:52

The fifth season of “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” on ABC has taken the series into a future that looks bleak and desperate for humanity. After a short winter hiatus Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD returns in March with a pair of episodes that will test our favorite SHIELD agents like never...

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Star Wars: Galactic Nights returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios May 27

Wed, 2018-02-21 12:36

Get ready to blast off to a galaxy far, far away when Disney brings back Star Wars: Galactic Nights for one night only at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The event celebrates the entire Star Wars saga with exclusive, out-of-this-world entertainment, encounters with Star Wars characters, a panel discussion with creators of...

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Increased attendance numbers drive positive outlook at Hong Kong Disneyland

Wed, 2018-02-21 12:17

Maybe Disney’s theme parks division can stop worrying so much about Hong Kong Disneyland (KHDL). Their aggressive expansion plan has finally dialed up some attendance growth among international travelers. The resort also reported an 8% increase in revenues on overall attendance bump and more hotel room nights sold. A multi-year...

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Black Panther director Ryan Coogler thanks fans in letter

Wed, 2018-02-21 04:25

In a classy move, Ryan Coogler, director of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has written a letter of gratitude to thank every one who helped propel the film to the best super hero movie opening ever and the 2nd best four-day opening weekend of all time. Marvel shared Coogler’s letter via...

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Marvel Studios’ Black Panther – Must Have Toys

Wed, 2018-02-21 03:53

Now that you’ve seen Marvel Studios’ Black Panther at your local cinema, it’s time to get all the toys. This is Disney we’re talking about, of course there will be toys. The Wakanda people have the technology to build some amazing vehicles and an armory rivaled by none, so these...

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Marvel’s Black Panther now visiting Disney California Adventure

Tue, 2018-02-20 12:17

Movie theaters weren’t the only place T’Challa, aka Black Panther, debuted this weekend. The costumed leader of Wakanda, has made his home in Disney California Adventure for a limited time. At the Disneyland Resort, DCA has become the center for Disney’s Marvel encounters and with the strength T’Challa and his...

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Composing the music of Wakanda in Black Panther

Tue, 2018-02-20 05:34

The music for Black Panther transports you to its Africa-centric world right from the first notes. At the same time it fits in perfectly with the scores of big-budget blockbuster Marvel movies. Director Ryan Coogler reached out to his two time partner Ludwig Göransson (Fruitvale Station, Creed) to compose the...

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Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time trailer promises a story to remember

Tue, 2018-02-20 04:50

The latest preview for Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time promises a story to remember. The movie, directed by Ava DuVernay (Selma), adapts the Newbery Medal winning book by Madeleine L’Engle, and stars Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Michael Pena, Zach Galifianakis, and Chris Pine. The science fiction...

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Fan made Disney movie trailers ignite our dreams

Tue, 2018-02-20 04:08

You may not be a fan of Disney’s desire to remake every one of its animated classics into a live action film, but video producer Tommy Ross is. He’s been working on a collection of his own teaser trailers for each of the animated films Disney is thought to be...

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Disneyland and Amtrak combine to offer savings

Mon, 2018-02-19 19:18

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest we often visited our family down in Southern California. Inevitably these trips would include a day or two at Disneyland, sometimes we’d even take a train to the park. Those were great trips. You still can take the train to Disneyland and now, thanks...

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Black Panther claws its way to higher box office numbers for 4-day weekend

Mon, 2018-02-19 16:03

If you tried to go see Marvel Studios’ Black Panther yesterday only to encounter sold out theaters, you weren’t alone. The super hero movie had the 2nd best Sunday ever at the box office scoring $60.1 million. According to new studio estimates, its three-day US & Canada weekend total has...

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Black Panther box office carving its way on to all-time best list

Sat, 2018-02-17 15:59

Black Panther is winning the fight to be in the conversation as a tremendous box office hit. Not only did Marvel Studios’ Black Panther have great advanced ticket sales and word of mouth, but Disney picked a great weekend to open the movie. With just two nights under its belt,...

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