Review: THE JUNGLE BOOK leads the pack of Disney live action remakes
Apr14

Review: THE JUNGLE BOOK leads the pack of Disney live action remakes

Disney is determined to remake every single of one of its animated films as live action blockbusters, and so far the results have been a mixed bag. ALICE IN WONDERLAND, while fun, doesn’t hold up on subsequent viewings. CINDERELLA, while visually striking, suffered from hobbled writing and uneven casting. The 1967 THE JUNGLE BOOK was not one of my favorite animated classics; it didn’t inspire me to supreme heights of...

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Disneyland releases art showing new look for shortened RIVERS OF AMERICA
Jan11

Disneyland releases art showing new look for shortened RIVERS OF AMERICA

  As of today, Disneyland’s Rivers of America is closed to facilitate construction of a new land dedicated to the STAR WARS franchise. While the River and Disneyland Railroad are being shortened and rerouted, the new concept art released today shows what guests will see when the River reopens in summer 2017. January 10th marked the permanent end of a few other Disneyland standbys and the beginning of extended hiatus of...

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The Brightest Star in the STAR WARS Galaxy is…Gary Fisher
Dec17

The Brightest Star in the STAR WARS Galaxy is…Gary Fisher

MouseInfo was thrilled to be asked to participate in the global press conference for the most anticipated film of 2015, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. Press conferences are an interesting animal, with at least a couple hundred reporters jostling for the chance to ask the assembled cast and creatives some burning question about the film at hand. This event was a bit different than most. Security was very tight and we were all instructed...

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WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER to enchant Universal Studios Hollywood starting April 7
Dec08

WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER to enchant Universal Studios Hollywood starting April 7

Universal Studios Hollywood announced today that one of the most anticipated theme park expansions in Southern California history will officially open its gates to Muggles on April 7, 2016. Alan Gilmore and Luna Lovegood herself, Evanna Lynch, made the announcement by illuminating Hogwarts Castle: THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER brings the incredible HARRY POTTER AND THE FORBIDDEN JOURNEY ride, as well as family coaster FLIGHT OF...

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EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE panel brings rare art and amazing stories to the El Capitan Theatre
Sep30

EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE panel brings rare art and amazing stories to the El Capitan Theatre

The fun group at OhMyDisney.com hosted a special one night only celebration of Disney’s 2000 cult classic, THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE at the ever-stunning El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. MouseInfo was on the scene to capture the party, including a lengthy panel discussion with the filmmakers moderated by legendary Disney animation producer Don Hahn. We’ve got full video of the hilarious panel discussion as well as...

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THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE boogies back to the El Capitan 9/21 with exclusive panel
Sep18

THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE boogies back to the El Capitan 9/21 with exclusive panel

The great group at OhMyDisney is hosting a throwback screening of the 2000 cult classic THE EMPEROR’S NEW GROOVE at the gorgeous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. MouseInfo will be there – we ADORE this movie – so we can’t wait to see it with hundreds of other Disney geeks! After a screening of the movie, Executive Producer Don Hahn will host a panel of filmmakers including Director Mark Dindal, Producer Randy...

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TOKYO DISNEYSEA reveals 15th Anniversary art, “Out of Shadowland” Aerial Show
Sep15

TOKYO DISNEYSEA reveals 15th Anniversary art, “Out of Shadowland” Aerial Show

Oriental Land Company announced today even more additions to the Tokyo Disney Resort for 2016. In addition to a fourth official hotel, a new luau dinner show and Junior Woodchucks-themed character meet in Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea will kick off a year-long 15th anniversary celebration. Long-running aerial show MYSTIC RHYTHMS in the park’s Lost River Delta closed recently to make way for the just announced replacement,...

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No Holiday fireworks at Disneyland for 2015; entertainment shakeup
Sep14

No Holiday fireworks at Disneyland for 2015; entertainment shakeup

Disneyland Resort announced today the entertainment lineup for this year’s Christmas celebration which will include PAINT THE NIGHT PARADE, DISNEYLAND FOREVER fireworks and WORLD OF COLOR – CELEBRATE. BELIEVE…IN HOLIDAY MAGIC will NOT be presented this year, and as usual, MICKEY’S SOUNDSATIONAL PARADE will take a break for the season and return in January. A CHRISTMAS FANTASY PARADE returns to Disneyland for...

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Tokyo Disney to add DISNEY CELEBRATION HOTEL, new luau dinner show in 2016
Sep01

Tokyo Disney to add DISNEY CELEBRATION HOTEL, new luau dinner show in 2016

The Oriental Land Company in partnership with the Walt Disney Company announced a new addition to its lineup of resort hotels today via their official blog. The Tokyo Disney Celebration Hotel appears to be a retheme of an existing hotel nearby to the Tokyo Disney Resort, and will not be directly attached to the parks like Hotel MiraCosta, Tokyo Disneyland Hotel and the Disney Ambassador Hotel. The hotel will borrow design themes from...

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“Music of Light” live stage show at EL CAPITAN THEATRE adds new dimension to INSIDE OUT
Jul27

“Music of Light” live stage show at EL CAPITAN THEATRE adds new dimension to INSIDE OUT

Seeing a movie at Disney’s El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood is pretty much the best way to see a movie. The screen is huge, the theatre is a gorgeous old movie palace, the seats are comfy, the tech is state of the art, and you always get something extra. With Disney-Pixar’s runaway hit INSIDE OUT in residence there until August 19, the creatives at Walt Disney Studios are treating El Capitan guests to a live stage show...

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