Header image via Disney When discussing the Walt Disney Studios live action presentation at the 2015 D23 Expo, I described it as “something of a mess.” Well, if that’s true than the Disney Parks & Resorts presentation held a mere two-and-a-half hours later was more or less a garbage fire. As I alluded to when … Continue reading D23: The Unmitigated Disaster of the Disney Parks & Resorts Presentation
The Walt Disney Studios live action panel at the 2015 D23 Expo was something of a mess. For months Disney has been positioning this panel as a big deal, announcing that Marvel Studios would be abandoning their long-held position of supremacy in Comic-Con’s Hall H and that the Star Wars panel at SDCC would be … Continue reading D23: Excitement, Confusion, and Disappointment from Disney Live Action (With Thoughts on STAR WARS Land)
After loudly complaining about the absurdity of having a fake holiday predicated on a bad pun, it looks like I too am posting Star Wars content on “Star Wars Day.” It’s unavoidable, it seems. Silly holiday or not, I had a lot of fun recording this podcast. A few weeks ago I attended Star Wars Celebration … Continue reading Podcast: Discussing STAR WARS Celebration (and More) with Castle to Castle
As of this moment, I really have no idea how I feel about Escape from Tomorrow. So much of the discussion on this film has centered around the audacious and unprecedented nature of the way it was shot – covertly, without authorization at Disneyland and Walt Disney World – and the potential legal ramifications of … Continue reading Movie Review – Escape from Tomorrow
There has been a great disturbance in the Force. By now, I’m sure all of you have felt it. Today Disney made a deal with George Lucas to acquire LucasFilm and all of its subsidiaries (ILM, Skywalker Sound, LucasArts, etc.) to the tune of roughly $4 billion. This is huge, and shocking, and it seemingly … Continue reading A few hours ago in a Hollywood office far, far away….