28 Newly Restored Walt Disney Classic Animated Shorts Coming to Disney+

Starting on July 7th, 2023, Disney+ will begin debuting a collection of 28 newly restored Walt Disney Animation Studios classic shorts. These will include iconic stars such as Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Chip n’ Dale, and the studio’s first star, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit.

‘Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homcoming With David Letterman’ on Disney +

Three of my favorite entertainers – Bono and The Edge of U2 and David Letterman, have teamed up to create a music docu-special which is “part concert movie, part travel adventure plus a whole lot of Bono and The Edge, with Dave’s humor throughout.” 

New Trailer for ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’ to Stream on Disney+

If you are a fan of the Muppets (like me) and a fan of the Haunted Mansion attraction as well (who isn’t), then you are going to love the new “Muppets Haunted Mansion” Halloween Special that is set to air on Disney+ on October 8th. Read on to view the official trailer as well as read the official press release.

The Beatles: Get Back

The Beatles ‘Get Back’ Documentary Series to Appear on Disney+

If you are a Disney fan, as I am, and if you are a fan of The Beatles, as I am, then you are going to be thrilled, as I am, with a new Disney+ documentary series on the latter days of The Beatles. Disney is promising over 6 hours of never-before-seen restored footage, Including The Beatles’ last live performance, to roll out on Disney+ over 3 days – November 25, 26 and 27, 2021.

New ‘House of the Future’ Opens at Disneyland

New ‘House of the Future’ Opens at Disneyland

In February of this year, I wrote how Disney was planning on reviving the House of the Future, an attraction that had closed its doors in 1966 and was later demolished. Monday marked the official opening of this second generation “house of the future.” But is it really that futuristic?

Sleeping Beauty Walk-Through To Be Restored?

Sleeping Beauty Walk-Through To Be Restored?

I’ve been to the “happiest place on Earth” a total of eight times in my life, starting in 1977 and the last trip taking place in 2006. In that time frame, I’ve pretty much experienced every attraction the park has to offer with the exception of two – Club 33 and the Sleeping Beauty Walk-Through Diorama. While chances are pretty slim I’ll ever get to visit Club 33, not only due to the exorbitant fees to join this exclusive club but the alleged ten plus year waiting period, it looks hopeful that I will get to experience the walk-through in Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at Disneyland.

Disney XD To Offer Weekly Movie Streams

Disney XD To Offer Weekly Movie Streams

Disney announced today an expansion of its media offerings on its Xtreme Digital (XD) online network. In conjunction with its 2008 summer movie broadcast schedule for its ABC television network, the entertainment giant has introduced a staged rollout of full-length movie streams to Web viewers following their original showing on the Wonderful World of Disney on Saturday nights.

It’s a Small World After All, Thanks To Google Earth

In a pioneering partnership aiming to go online Tuesday, Google Earth and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts will make it easy to take a virtual trip to Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center, Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and 22 Disney hotels and resorts.

Interactive “Sleeping Beauty” To Be Released On Blu-ray

Interactive “Sleeping Beauty” To Be Released On Blu-ray

Yahoo! News reports that in October, Disney will release its first animated classic on Blu-ray Disc, “Sleeping Beauty,” which will offer viewers a full palate of high-tech viewing options. Thanks to BD Live technology, which connects to the Internet, viewers will be able to pop “Sleeping Beauty” into their Blu-ray Disc player and get a variety of interactive features. And just what might those be?

Video Preview of Changes To ‘Its a Small World’ From Hong Kong Version

While dozens of videos of Hong Kong Disneyland’s “it’s a small world” attraction have been posted on YouTube since the ride began soft-opening previews last month, the best version comes from member royal311 who posted a four-part ride through which simply shows the attraction without either unduly emphasizing—or at the other extreme completely editing out—the character cameos.

Happiest Place on Earth… But Not For All

Reuters reports that a man apparently jumped to his death today from the 14th floor of the Disneyland Hotel at the world-famous amusement park in Southern California. “Right now it is certainly looking like a suicide,” Anaheim Police Sgt. Rick Martinez told Reuters. “He was seen leaping off the balcony.”

Disney Enters Robotic Toy Market With New Line of Programmable Robots

Disney Consumer Products has announced its entry into the robotic toy market with an innovative line of robotic toy products created in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios, Thinkway Toys and WowWee. The robotic toys are inspired by WALL-E, the adorable robot from the Disney/Pixar theatrical release of the same name set to debut this summer, and Tinker Bell, the beloved Disney Fairy.

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