In this four part series, I take a look at the four main parks that make up Walt Disney World and how they were imagined and came to be. Part One focusses on the park that started it all in Central Florida, the Magic Kingdom. Today, the Magic Kingdom is the most visited theme park… Read More A Brief History of…Magic Kingdom
Disneyland guests will soon be in training with Marvel’s Avengers at the brand new Avengers Campus as Disney announced the new area will officially open on July 18th at Disney’s California Adventure. Avengers Campus will be Disney’s largest Marvel themed land and will boast the following attractions and experiences: Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission BREAKOUT!… Read More Disney Announces Details of ‘Avengers Campus’ at Disneyland
The evolution of Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios continued further today with the official opening of the first ever dedicated Mickey and Minnie ride in the Chinese Theatre, former home of The Great Movie Ride. As ever with new attractions at WDW these days the queues to be one of the first to ride stretched… Read More Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway Opens At Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
The moment Carol Danvers (aka Captain Marvel) crashes into the 1990s via the roof of a Blockbuster Video store you just know you’re onto a good thing with this movie. The soundtrack and cultural references to the mid 1990s are fantastic and transported me back to my youth. Nirvana, No Doubt, REM and Hole amongst… Read More Captain Marvel – A Non Spoiler Review
2019 is a huge year for Star Wars fans. At the end of the year the sequel trilogy concludes with Star Wars Episode IX, directed once again by JJ Abrams. And Disney Parks fans will also get to experience the grand openings of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. California sees Galaxy’s Edge arrive in Summer whereas for Florida guests… Read More Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge New Comics and Novels Coming.
As you may be aware I’m pretty excited by the fact that Toy Story 4 is coming out later this year! In fact I put it as my Number 1 most anticipated film release of the year. And just a couple of days later Pixar released a couple of new teases for the forthcoming release.… Read More New Toy Story 4 Promotion
If you’re heading to Disneyland Paris this summer and you’re a fan of The Jungle Book or The Lion King then you’re definitely in for a treat. Starting on June 30th, and running until September 22nd, The Lion King & Jungle Festival will be an immersive guest experience that brings several different elements all across Disneyland Park.
I was reading recently that cinema attendance has had something of a resurgence over the past few years. In fact 177 million tickets were bought in UK cinemas during 2018. Fueled in no small part by huge blockbuster super hero movies such as Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther attendance was the highest in almost… Read More The Top 5 Most Anticipated Disney Movies released in 2019.
Although we’re currently in a D23 Expo year, that hasn’t stopped Disney rolling with brand new announcements. This time it was the turn of Shanghai Disneyland where we have learned that a Zootopia (Zootropolis in the UK) themed land is to be built. The youngest of the Disney theme parks, opening in 2016, has seen… Read More Zootopia Coming To Shanghai Disneyland!
It’s A Small World? Pirates of the Caribbean? Splash Mountain? The Tea Cups?! We all have a favourite ride at Disney. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie or are, shall we say, more inclined to enjoy the ‘calmer’ rides, we can all point to one ride that we just love for whatever reason. For me though… Read More A Brief History Of…The Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror