This weekly blog features Disneyland news and updates from The DIS, the DIS Unplugged and sometimes even the DISboards, plus helpful links to find what you’re looking for around the DIS family of sites. Enjoy! This week…..Elsa and Anna are taking over Studio Disney 365 and dates are already selling out for Mickey’s Halloween Party.
Breaking news for Frozen fans out there! Just revealed this morning, there is word of multiple Frozen-themed activities coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this summer. In fact, they will begin in just over a week. Disney Parks has confirmed this news which I brought to you earlier today as a rumor. We are also seeing [...]
Tea cup-shaped salt & pepper shakers? Tiki Room throw pillows? Orange Bird figurines? Haunted Mansion dessert plates? Dole Whip trinket boxes? The new Marketplace Co-Op at Downtown Disney in Florida has all of that and more! This innovative retail shop has something for ultimate Disney fans looking to bring a bit of the parks back [...]
Just in time for this week’s DVD and Blu-Ray release of Disney’s Academy Award-winning film, Frozen, new merchandise is popping up on the shelves at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. After selling out their stock back in the late fall, stores are expanding what’s available for adult and kid fans. I recently took a [...]
When Frozen was released in November 2013, there were a lot of questions about whether or not the film lived up to the hype that Disney and critics were building. It performed strongly in its first weekend being widely released, but didn’t hit the #1 spot until its second. However, positive word of mouth ended up [...]
When two of the best Disney movies in recent history are released, it’s bound to be a great day for Disney fans all over the world! 1. The long-awaited Disney movies Frozen and Saving Mr. Banks both come out on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download today! 2. Which means you can now record your own [...]
Wow! What can I say about this parade? It knocked my socks off! I wasn’t sure what to expect since the last few “new” parades were just recycled floats from the previous parade. Walt Disney World knocked it out of the park with this new parade! The new 3:00 parade at the Magic Kingdom [...]
Seizing on the popularity of the Disney Movie Frozen, Phase 4 Films renamed its movie, The Legend of Sarila to be Frozen Land. Disney Enterprises (which owns Walt Disney’s intellectual property) promptly sued Phase 4 Films for violating its trademark in the Frozen logo.
Jonathan Groff and I grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, out in towns that were considered rural areas. In the predominately Amish town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where Jonathan grew up, he also worked at a local theme park. No, it wasn’t Hershey Park, but Dutch Wonderland. In our area, this was the first theme [...]
Back in 2009, Disney released The Princess and the Frog, its first “princess” movie in over ten years with the last being Mulan in 1998. The film was a big deal for two reasons – the first African-American Disney Princess and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ return to hand drawn animation. The success of The Princess and the Frog [...]