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The advanced digital projection technology behind Disney’s Happily Ever After fireworks show

Sat, 2017-04-15 21:06

In just a few weeks your next trip to the Magic Kingdom can end in a ‘Happily Ever After’ moment when the new fireworks and projection show debuts on May 12. The new show will replace Magic Kingdom’s current fireworks display “Wishes.” Since Wishes debuted in 2003, there’s been revolution...

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Star Wars Rebels trailer drops for fourth and final season

Sat, 2017-04-15 19:42

Ezra, Hera, Sabine, Chopper, Zeb, and Kanan. They’re the crew of The Ghost and over the first three seasons of Star Wars Rebels, we’ve seen them grow into a cohesive unit that’s at the core of the growing rebellion against the empire. We learned at Star Wars Celebrations that this...

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Carrie Fisher won’t be in Star Wars Episode IX after all

Sat, 2017-04-15 00:19

One sad piece of news came out of Star Wars Celebration today. We were sad to hear that Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy clarified an earlier news report about Carrie Fisher’s appearance as General Leia in Episode IX. In an interview Kennedy said that Fisher won’t be in the as yet...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer – We break it down

Fri, 2017-04-14 16:57

As expected the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi dropped at the official mega Star Wars fan convention Star Wars Celebration in Orlando this morning. We’ve watched it a few times and think we have a pretty good idea of what’s going on. So here’s our breakdown of...

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi first trailer

Fri, 2017-04-14 15:52

This morning fans at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando were among the very first to see the new teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. It’s now online for us to share with you. The 8th film in the saga of the Skywalker family, The Last Jedi will follow...

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“Dolphins” announced as next movie from DisneyNature

Fri, 2017-04-14 12:38

With just a week until Earth Day and the theatrical debut of “Born in China,” Disneynature reveals a sneak peek at its next movie, “Dolphins,” which comes out in time for Earth Day 2018. This is DisneyNature’s first trip under-the-sea for a feature film. As a big fan of the...

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Club 33 soon to arrive at Walt Disney World

Fri, 2017-04-14 11:51

When Walt Disney built Disneyland he included a private dining room in the Red Wagon Inn restaurant(Now the Plaza Inn) where he could entertain corporate sponsors and prospects. By the time the 1960s rolled around Disneyland needed something a little more opulent. So with the construction of New Orleans Square,...

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Infinity Falls brings world’s tallest river rapid drop attraction to SeaWorld Orlando

Fri, 2017-04-14 10:51

SeaWorld Orlando has announced the next big attraction to make a splash at the park, Infinity Falls, a thrilling rapids ride will debut in Summer 2018. Guests will enjoy the brand new rainforest river experience, explore the surrounding village, and then the bravest can while plunge down the world’s tallest...

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A tribute to Carrie Fisher from Star Wars Celebration

Fri, 2017-04-14 01:51

This morning during the 40th Anniversary panel at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, FL, Lucasfilm and the people who new Carrie Fisher the best debuted a touching new tribute to her and the iconic character she played in the series – Princess Leia. Watching and try not to cry: Such...

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Star Wars elevates iconic female heroes in with new animated stories and toys

Thu, 2017-04-13 12:01

Star Wars Forces of Destiny, is a new line of in-canon storytelling that starts with a new series of animated video shorts, will give Star Wars’ Heroines and their empowering stories a few extra moments in the sun. Disney, I’m sure you won’t be surprised, will try to make a...

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Disenchanted puts hilarious spin on Disney Princesses

Thu, 2017-04-13 11:44

Thanks in large part to the story tellers at the Walt Disney Company, we’ve all grown up with certain versions of princess fairy-tales in our heads. Let’s just say that Disney has a loose relationship with the original stories. But what if those princesses had the opportunity to tell their...

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Thoughts on the Leaked Star Wars: Battlefront II Teaser

Thu, 2017-04-13 11:05

Yesterday, the first footage of Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017) was leaked 4 days in advance of its scheduled debut at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando. I’m a big fan of the Star Wars: Battlefront (2015), when you look at it as a whole with the downloadable content (DLC). It’s...

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast set to pass $1 billion at global box office

Wed, 2017-04-12 22:44

Cue up more remakes and re-imaginings of existing Disney properties. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is about to pass $1 billion at the global box office and it’s not done yet. The dazzling modern update to the 1991 animated classic is the second of Disney’s live-action remakes to earn more...

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Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary

Wed, 2017-04-12 11:28

Today marks the 25th Anniversary of Disneyland Paris and the park is celebrating all day long. Euro Disney, as Disneyland Paris was known when it opened, officially opened its gates on April 12, 1992. The park is full of guests today who want to celebrate. Additionally there will be events...

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Disney Essentials: Dinosaur

Wed, 2017-04-12 11:08

One of the ways a Disney theme park sets itself apart from the competition is the way it tells stories in a 360-degree immersive experience. In the mid-90s Walt Disney Imagineers took the dark-ride experience to a new level with an Enhanced Motion Vehicle that combined the movements of a...

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Examining the mixed messages of Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean

Tue, 2017-04-11 11:52

There have been a number of changes made to Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean over the years, several of which have drawn a significant amount of criticism from some fans of the ride. Why is this? It’s still a popular attraction and considered to be one of the best dark...

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First Thor: Ragnarok trailer is epic adventure

Tue, 2017-04-11 11:33

An epic new teaser trailer for Marvel’s “Thor: Ragnarok” is the must watch trailer of the week. We get our first glimpse of Cate Blanchett, who plays the super-villain Hela, and Gladiator Hulk! There’s a very impressive scene of the destruction of Asgard. Also, do I detect a hint of...

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Disney Dining Review: The Polite Pig

Tue, 2017-04-11 05:30

Foodies rejoice. A restaurant serving food from some of Central Florida’s best chefs is now open at Disney Springs. The Polite Pig is a fast-casual plus location in the Town Center area of the shopping and entertainment district at Walt Disney World. The much anticipate restaurant is a partnership between...

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“Beauty and the Beast” as told by LEGO

Mon, 2017-04-10 11:52

A new video shared by Disney goes inside the imagination of a young girl who uses LEGO toys and creative props to retell the story of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The enchanting stop-motion animation video takes on the “tale as old as time,” including vignettes of Belle and the...

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Disney PhotoPass Service adds extra magic to China Pavilion

Mon, 2017-04-10 11:36

The Disney PhotoPass service that comes with your Annual Pass or a Memory Maker package can be a great way for guests to capture those special moments from the park without lugging their own camera around. The Disney cast members with Photopass cameras are nearly ubiquitous in the parks these...

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