Bringing “Mary Poppins Returns” to the Screen: Press Conference Recap

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At a recent press conference for the new film Mary Poppins Returns, director/writer Rob Marshall, Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Jack), Ben Whishaw (Michael Banks), Emily Mortimer (Jane Banks), composer/lyricist Marc Shaiman, lyricist Scott Wittman, producer/writer John DeLuca, and screenwriter David Magee fielded questions on bringing the Practically Perfect Poppins to a new generation.
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Meet the Real Doc Hudson from the Disney Movie, Cars

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Every once in awhile, the Disney fan in me meets up with a real life Disney star. During the summer, I go to a few car events in my area. A couple of weeks ago, I came across a beautiful 1951 Hudson Hornet. Yes, like many cars in the Disney animated movie Cars, “Doc” Hudson … Continue reading "Meet the Real Doc Hudson from the Disney Movie, Cars"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Launch Bay

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The building I talked about last week was re-imagined into the Star Wars Launch Bay to promote the universe of Star Wars for past and future movies, animated series and other tie-ins. Inside you will find Star Wars movie models, wardrobe and props on display as well as video games based on the movies and … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Launch Bay"
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Cinderella Sneak Peek and Golden Coach at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Beginning January 17 through March 21, visit Disney's Hollywood Studios for an exclusive preview of the live-action film Cinderella at the ABC Sound Studio. From 10 a.m. until 30 minutes before park closing, catch the preview at the top and bottom of every hour. Annual Passholders: On January 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., show your valid Pass and photo ID at the "Cinderella" Sneak Preview at the ABC Sound Studio at Disney's Hollywood Studios for priority access before the attraction opens on January 17 and get a complimentary magnet (while supplies last).
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Disney Pic of the Week – Peter Pan’s Flight

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Quite possibly the most popular ride in all of Fantasyland, Peter Pan’s Flight sets visitors off in a sailing ship that flies high above London and Neverland. Yes, you can fly. Relive scenes from Walt Disney’s 1953 classic animated film. Why there’s even a pirate mermaid lagoon. This dark ride is fun for the whole … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Peter Pan’s Flight"
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The Flying Dutchman

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Scott came up with our theme this week, Pirates of the Caribbean, the Movies. My original theme, Johnny Depp in Various Stages of Sexy, was vetoed. Bugger! Instead of posting a photo I never took of Johnny, here’s one I took of Davy Jones’ ship, The Flying Dutchman. It was anchored at Disney’s Castaway Cay … Continue reading "The Flying Dutchman"
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Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball

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It lurks in the well-lit shadows of the Tomorrowland Arcade, awaiting players brave enough to tempt fate with a few schillings and fast-action thumbs. Don’t be chicken. Commandeer the pinball machine and beat the high score. However, if gold isn’t what you’re after but rather some “Tada!” worthy photographs, look no further. Here she sits. … Continue reading "Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball"
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