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EPCOT’s World of Motion – Ultimate Fan Tribute Video

Tue, 2017-08-08 02:24

By the time I made it to Walt Disney World for the first time in 1997, World of Motion in the Transportation pavilion had already been converted into Test Track. (And Sadly Horizons was closed temporarily.) But now, thanks to Martin Smith of Martin’s Vids, you can now experience the...

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Guardians Inferno video is cheesy wonderfulness

Mon, 2017-08-07 11:48

Full of all the supreme cheesiness you might expect from a Guardians of the Galaxy music video, and with appearances by the films biggest stars, the “Guardians Inferno” music video heralds the arrival of the Blu-Ray DVD later this month. Oh yeah, there’s David Hasselhoff too. Note: If you did...

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Magic Kingdom to build new theater off Main Street USA

Mon, 2017-08-07 04:38

One of the big things I’ve been asking for at Magic Kingdom for a long time is a good indoor theater capable of hosting Broadway style musical productions and audiences too boot. I was very happy to hear that Disney would in fact be bringing a theater to the park...

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Construction Update – August 2017

Mon, 2017-08-07 03:18

Things are getting serious over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We take a peek over the walls at Toy Story Land and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge construction. Plus a look at the remaining Streets of American buildings, now called Grand Avenue. Even Muppetvision theater has a new name “Grand Arts Theater”...

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New food tastes and bites from EPCOT’s 2017 Food & Wine Festival

Sun, 2017-08-06 17:02

We were recently invited to a special media preview to sample some of the new tastes and bites come to the 2017 edition of the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. We also had the opportunity to talk to Daniel Contreras, one of EPCOT’s Sous Chefs, who walked us through...

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Garner Holt creates most lifelike audio-animatronic of President Lincoln yet

Sat, 2017-08-05 03:12

A few years ago Garner Holt productions took over production of audio-animatronic figures from Walt Disney Imagineering. They’ve been creating amazing humanoid robotic figures ever since. Their latest takes the cake for realism. This expressive talking animatronic of President Abraham Lincoln is a special effect extravaganza tour de force and...

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Star Wars Costume Exhibit comes to Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida

Sat, 2017-08-05 02:45

Starting November 11, 2017, the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida, will host Star Wars and the Power of Costume traveling exhibition tour. The exhibit closely examines the process of designing the costumes for the first seven films of the Star Wars series. It focuses on the creative...

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Treasures From the Disney Vault Returns to TCM – September 2017

Sat, 2017-08-05 02:02

Every few months, Turner Classic Movies offers up an evening of Disney classics, and the next installment of “Treasures From the Disney Vault” will air Monday, September 11, 2017. Hosted by noted film critic Leonard Maltin, the programming begins at 8pm and continues into the wee hours. Here is the...

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Immersive 360 VR Star Wars experience coming to Disney Springs, Downtown Disney

Fri, 2017-08-04 12:05

While Bob Iger has said he doubts the 360 VR goggle experience will ever come to Disney’s theme parks, that doesn’t exclude it from it’s shopping and entertainment complexes. Both Disney Springs in Orlando and Downtown Disney in Anaheim will welcome a new Star Wars VR experience from The VOID...

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Cruising with Disney, the ultimate family experience

Fri, 2017-08-04 11:50

A new video from Disney Cruise Line looks at the Disney Cruise experience from the point of view of a father of a family of four. Cherished family together time is a valuable aspect of the Disney Cruise, and so is the chance to get away while the kids enjoy...

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Disney Springs – Construction Update for August 2017

Fri, 2017-08-04 11:15

Although most of the expansion is complete, there’s still quite a bit of work going on at Disney Springs as the shopping, dining, and entertainment district continues its transformation. Construction on much-anticipated steampunk themed eatery The Edison is nearing its finish in The Landing district while we’re finally seeing vertical...

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ABC cancels The Little Mermaid October 3 live-musical special

Fri, 2017-08-04 01:46

I’m sad to hear that the live musical production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid that was set to air on ABC this October 3rd has been canceled. It’s unclear if it’s been canceled or just postponed, but USA Today reports that the project was running into budget issues. The production...

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Former Walt Disney World president Meg Crofton joins Cracker Barrel board

Thu, 2017-08-03 12:05

If you’ve been wondering what Meg Crofon, former Walt Disney World president, has been doing since retiring in 2015, we have a bit of news. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store just announced that Crofton has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. We’re not sure if we...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs special display coming to Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:50

It’s Walt Disney’s original animated masterpiece, and still the best in our opinion, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs turns 80 this year and celebrations are already being planned. Saks Fifth Avenue and Disney have announced a magical collaboration to celebrate Snow White during the holiday season at Saks stores...

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Disney World looking to add esports to ESPN WWOS

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:30

ESPN and DisneyXD recently switched a chunk of their programming to focus on esports (competitive video gaming, drone racing, etc) and now Walt Disney World wants to bring a similar slate of esports to the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. The ESPN WWOS Complex hosts athletes from over 70...

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What happens when Baymax tries to help in real life

Thu, 2017-08-03 03:23

I don’t know about you, but when I left the theater after seeing Disney’s Big Hero 6 for the first time, all I wanted was for Baymax to be an actual real life robot. Now, thanks to the magic of Disney’s Imagineers and, Scott Adsit, the voice of Baymax we...

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Videopolis: “Married Life” from Pixar’s Up cover

Wed, 2017-08-02 11:32

Today’s Videopolis is a marvelous cover of the beautiful “married life” segment of Pixar’s animated masterpiece “Up,” composed by Michael Giacchino. It comes from flutist Gina Luciani who performs six different Flute tracks to make her one woman cover. I recognize the piccolo, a classic flute, alto flute, and a...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Tiki Mugs on the Disney Store

Wed, 2017-08-02 02:37

If you’ve seen my collection of Disney Hawaiian shirts, you would not be surprised to know I’m also a fan of the tiki culture. So I’m very happy to see that the Geeki Tiki series of Marvel-themed Tiki Mugs has had its way to the Disney Store. In my favorite...

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Slinky Dog Roller-Coaster reaches important Milestone

Wed, 2017-08-02 01:59

Disney’s Hollywood Studios may contain all of Hollywood’s dreams inside its gates, but it’s still the smallest of the four parks and land-locked by main roads on 2 (almost 3) sides. So plans to add a big roller-coaster in Toy Story Land are important because it will take up a...

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Ant-man and the Wasp production begins

Wed, 2017-08-02 01:22

If any insects you saw today all seemed a bit more organized, perhaps it is because Marvel Studios production of “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” the sequel to the hit feature “Ant-Man,” began today. The announcement was made with a fun little video from the ‘set’ of the new movie. We...

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