A slew of ZOOTOPIA stills released, new clip
Feb29

A slew of ZOOTOPIA stills released, new clip

This Friday, Disney will launch its latest and greatest animated feature ZOOTOPIA and to amp up the excitement they’ve released a whole slew of stills. A new clip released also features a MEET THE CAST theme. The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a...

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DISNEY AT THE 2016 OSCARS: ‘STAR WARS’ shut-out, ‘INSIDE OUT’ wins Animated Feature
Feb28

DISNEY AT THE 2016 OSCARS: ‘STAR WARS’ shut-out, ‘INSIDE OUT’ wins Animated Feature

The 88th Annual Academy Awards were undeniably the night of MAD MAX. Despite several nominations, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS didn’t take home any Oscars. Still, Disney managed to take home some Oscar gold with Disney-Pixar’s INSIDE OUT, proving once again that the house of the mouse continues to show its strengths with its roster of animated features. “Make films, draw, write. It will make a world of...

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Disneyland Resort signage changes to reflect demand-based pricing changes
Feb28

Disneyland Resort signage changes to reflect demand-based pricing changes

Yesterday, Disney officially announced the long-rumored transition to demand-based pricing at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. For all 1-day tickets, a 3-tiered pricing structure has created three different prices for park admission depending on whether or not the day is marked as REGULAR, VALUE, or PEAK. More details about demand-based pricing for Disney Parks. The changes went into affect today prompting a few subtle...

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Demand-based “seasonal” pricing structure debut for Disneyland, Walt Disney World
Feb27

Demand-based “seasonal” pricing structure debut for Disneyland, Walt Disney World

Following industry trends, the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World have officially unveiled the long-rumored demand-based pricing structure for the theme park admission ticket prices. So not all tickets are created equal? Not anymore. The new structure features pricing tiers which basically rank the cost of admission based on expected crowds. The busier it’s expected, the more expensive the ticket. Here’s the new...

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PICTORIAL: Getting some Tsum amidst lovely weather, construction and refurbs at Disneyland Resort
Feb27

PICTORIAL: Getting some Tsum amidst lovely weather, construction and refurbs at Disneyland Resort

The release of new Pirates of the Caribbean Tsum Tsums at Disneyland Resort brought us into the happiest place on earth on Friday morning. In addition to securing a few of the adorably addicting little plushies, we caught a look at on-going work for Star Wars Land, the soon-to-open Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters, saw more purchasables in the shops, and visited the Mad T Party as it heads into its final month before off with...

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Finally confirmed, LUIGI’S ROLLICKIN’ ROADSTERS gets opening date, AP previews
Feb26

Finally confirmed, LUIGI’S ROLLICKIN’ ROADSTERS gets opening date, AP previews

One of the crown jewels of the rebranding for Disney California Adventure Park a few years ago was the flagship CARS LAND destination. The land was an unresounding success but one small gem in the new creation didn’t quite sparkle as brightly; Luigi’s Flying Tires was a nostalgia fueled remake of the time-cherished Flying Saucers attraction from Disneyland’s past. Unfortunately, the bulky tech used to bring the...

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Fan favorites return for Epcot’s GARDEN ROCKS concert series, Village People and more
Feb26

Fan favorites return for Epcot’s GARDEN ROCKS concert series, Village People and more

Thirteen pop bands with hits spanning several decades will play the Garden Rocks Concert Series at the 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 2-May 30, 2016. This year’s festival expands from 75 to 90 days, adding two additional concert series weekends to the lineup and extending the final weekend of performances to Memorial Day. Performances are at America Gardens Theatre at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. every Friday,...

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THE GOOD DINOSAUR roars into our homes and hearts
Feb25

THE GOOD DINOSAUR roars into our homes and hearts

When we first heard of THE GOOD DINOSAUR the concept seemed so intriguing. What if the meteor had missed the earth? What if dinosaurs were still roaming the planet? For me, the first look at the film raised so many questions. What we were shown was so beautiful so what went wrong? How did something so promising become PIXAR’S least successful movie? Is it still worth getting the Blu-ray? Interestingly, despite the disappointing...

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FITNESS IN THE PARKS returns at Disney California Adventure for DVC Members
Feb24

FITNESS IN THE PARKS returns at Disney California Adventure for DVC Members

A fun and popular perk of being a Disney Vacation Club (DVC) member are the Membership Extras that pop-up from time to time. Returning once again this year is the complimentary Disneyland Resort FITNESS IN THE PARK series that lets you keep up your morning routine in Disney California Adenture’s Paradise Pier. Taking place on Tuesday mornings from 7-8am beginning this April, participants join a certified fitness instructor for...

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Will Emily Blunt be ‘practically perfect’ in new Mary Poppins film?
Feb23

Will Emily Blunt be ‘practically perfect’ in new Mary Poppins film?

Last year, word broke that there was a new Mary Poppins film on the way under the direction of Rob Marshall and now it seems that Disney may have found their leading lady. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Emily Blunt is in talks for the part. The sequel will take place approximately 20 years after the first film and center around Michael Banks who now has a family of his own. Blunt proved her singing chops to the Mouse in 2014...

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