(Image: Adam the Woo) In 1971, Disney World built a private airport to provide direct access to its facilities. The Disney World Airport, serviced by the now-defunct Shawnee Airlines, had a unique feature. When a plane rolled over the...Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: The Walt Disney World Resort is celebrating summer ? and the opening of its Disney Springs shopping and dining district ? with a "Grand Opening Summer Celebration." In addition to entertainment throughout the four Disney...Show More Summary
A new journey into the whimsical world of Roald Dahl makes its way to the giant screen this week with Disney's "The BFG." Director Steven Spielberg returns to his child-at-heart roots in his first collaboration with Disney, and, during...Show More Summary
Opened on October 1, 1971, Walt Disney World is the most visited vacation resort in the world. Reports estimate that over 52 million people visit Walt Disney World annually. For me, growing up in West Palm Beach, Florida, just about two and half hours south of Orlando, I was one of the 52 million people that enjoyed spending birthdays,... Show More Summary
Wreck-It Ralph, Disney's take on the secret life of video game arcades, is getting a sequel. Wreck-It Ralph 2 launches on 9th March 2018, the House of Mouse announced last night, and explores the world of online gaming. The first film...Show More Summary
In its continuing efforts to seemingly take over the world — or at least virtually every form of media we consume — Disney has acquired a major stake in MLB Advanced Media. As reported by Bloomberg’s Scott Soshnick and Christopher Palmeri, Walt Disney Co. Show More Summary
While "wreck it, ralph" describes most of my sexual escapades, I think Disney's Wreck-It Ralph, which introduces its titular lead in a world alongside Bowser, Zangief, and Pac-Man, had a lot of appeal. And it wasn't just a panderingShow More Summary
Disney World unveiled the latest attraction that your children are going to be nudging you about: Frozen Ever After. The Frozen-themed attraction is supposed to whisk riders off away to the cold, magical fjords of Arendelle. Emphasis...Show More Summary
Two weeks after a Florida gator killed a 2-year-old boy visiting Disney World with his family, the Orlando theme park has quietly removed its scaly characters from its grounds.
Watch out, world wide web.
Walt Disney Animation Studios is going back to the world of video games in 2018. It took to Facebook Live Thursday to announced that an internet-centric sequel to Wreck-It Ralph is in production and will be released March 9, 2018. Read more...
On Thursday, Walt Disney Animation Studios announced it is making a sequel to “Wreck-It Ralph” – and the news wrecked Facebook. In an attempt to stay up to date in the world of social media, Disney took to Facebook Live to reveal that a second “Wreck-It Ralph” film is slated to open on March 9,...
By Robert Niles: Tickets are now on sale for this year's Candlelight Processional performances at Walt Disney World's Epcot. Technically, Disney's opened up reservations for dining packages that include reserved seating at the Candlelight...Show More Summary
The BFG is Steven Spielberg’s first Disney movie and it’s based on a famous book by Roald Dahl, one of the world’s most notable authors. Those things all add up to some pretty daunting expectations. The film, which opens Friday, meets...Show More Summary
Just two weeks after the tragic alligator attack that took a 2-year-old boy's life at Disney World, the theme park is doing what it can to keep its patrons safe. Not only did staff erect temporary barriers around beaches and lagoonsShow More Summary
Acclaimed and beloved filmmaker Steven Spielberg found building a rich, family-friendly fantasy world a welcome respite after his recent, heavier efforts.
Someone who didn’t know Owen Suskind might be a little alarmed if they randomly encountered him. In Roger Ross Williams’ documentary Life, Animated, Owen’s frequently seen mumbling to himself, while haphazardly pacing around, in a manner that some might interpret as “disturbed.” But very few of Owen’s quirks and ticks are random. Show More Summary
OK, this may make you paws. With "Zootopia," Disney introduced us into a world of anthropomorphic animals with a message. There, a bunny and a fox teach us overcoming bias and stereotypes. It's fun, it's inviting -- and it was almost...Show More Summary
Like so many young girls, I saw Disney’s The Little Mermaid and was entranced. I spent hours at the pool trying to perfect my “part of your world” hair flip. Now I am 33, and I watch my four-year-old daughter do the same thing, dipping under water and flipping her long blonde hair over and over, bobbing between air and water. Her joy lies in that place between. Read more...
Known as the Lake Buena Vista STOL Port runway, what appears to be just a wide spot in a side road was once a landing strip for small aircraft flying between EPCOT and Disney World. Built in 1970 (or 1971, it is unclear) the runway was...Show More Summary