Tag Archives: Walt Disney World

Footage From Disney’s Alien Encounter Resurfaces in new Video

Disney’s Alien Encounter has one of my favorite evolution stories of any attraction ever built. Originally intended to feature a creature from the movie “Alien” starring Sigourney Weaver, the attraction even was slated for Disneyland at one point in it’s development stages instead of Walt Disney World. One of my favorite parts of the development

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Tip Yip or Chicken: A Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Menu Story

How far can you push immersion in a modern theme park? That is the question Walt Disney World is currently trying to answer. When it opened Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Docking Bay 7 opened with all kinds of “exotic” foods like Tip Yip, Kaadu and Burra Fish. After all, if we

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Cast of Comedy Warehouse Return to New Show on International Drive in Orlando

Thanks to the express consent of the commissioner of baseball, the cast of Pleasure Island’s Comedy Warehouse is back in Orlando performing improv! Personally, out of anything that I miss at Pleasure Island, Comedy Warehouse was the top of that list. To be fair, those talented performers from the Pleasure Island days of Walt Disney

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4 Changes We Hope Disney Implements After Evacuating The Disney Skyliner

By now you’ve probably heard that the Disney Skyliner was evacuated on October 5, 2019. As I type this, crews are working on getting guests down from their gondolas one at a time. Some have been trapped up there for hours. If there is any sort of “good news” to come from this? There hasn’t

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BREAKING: Mary Poppins Confirmed for England in Epcot’s World Showcase

In a surprise move, it seems that World Showcase in Epcot is getting a new Mary Poppins attraction! While details are sparse at this point, we do know that the backside of the England pavilion in World Showcase will be transformed into Cherry Tree Lane. A no brainer, that could have been done years ago.

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Disney Versus Universal: Two Very Different Strategies For Revealing New Attractions

With the bi-annual D23 Expo on the horizon in Anaheim, I thought it would be a good time to take a look corporate strategy for new park announcements. No doubt, the public will get a more detailed look at projects that have already been announced and under-construction like the Star Wars Hotel or the Marvel

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5 Reasons Why We Don’t Expect Huge Crowds The Opening Month at Walt Disney World’s Galaxy’s Edge

By now, you’ve probably heard that crowds for the opening of Galaxy’s Edge have been soft. From first accounts to the Walt Disney Company quarterly earnings call, it’s been well documented that crowds haven’t exactly been turning up in mass to check out Batuu, the fictional land Imagineers created as the new home for Star

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Go Behind The Scenes at Smuggler’s Run at Galaxy’s Edge

Having recently been on Smuggler’s Run at Galaxy’s Edge, I was extremely impressed with how high tech this new attraction is. Being able to render graphics in real-time on to a huge dome screen is pretty impressive. Considering that this attraction is essentially a live-action video game meant Smugglers Run needed more computing power than

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Take A Rare Behind The Scenes Look At The Now Closed Disney Adventurers Club

Take a unique look behind-the-scenes of the Adventurers Club in Pleasure Island!

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BREAKING: Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Opening Date at Disneyland on May 31 and Disney World Aug. 29, 2019

Who’s ready to make a reservation to enter Galaxy’s Edge? Not to mention all of the attractions won’t be ready for the opening date! Let us explain. During the 2019 Walt Disney Company annual shareholder meeting, Bob Iger announced the much-anticipated opening date for the largest expansion within Disney Parks to date. Star Wars Galaxy’s

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