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Star Tours: The Adventure Continues opens at Tokyo Disneyland

Tokyo Disneyland is the third Disney theme park to get the Star Tours 2.0 upgrade (Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland are the other two). The actual ride mechanics is the same, with over 50 possible ride combinations, but the setting … Continue reading

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Tony Baxter relays the untold history of Star Tours, the original

Tony Baxter, Senior VP Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering, recently chatted with the ForceCast, one of the more respected Star Wars fan podcasts, about Star Tours. They discussed the new version a bit, but Baxter was really excited to … Continue reading

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Darth Vader at Disneyland Viral Video

A very funny video from Disneyland that follows the exploits of Darth Vader and two Stormtrooper minions as they explore Disneyland while waiting for Star Tours to open. Not quite the Volkswagen commercial. But cute.

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Star Tours – Inside Jokes, Tributes, Remnants, Homages

Part of what makes the new Star Tours so awesome, for me at least, is the incredible level of inside jokes, easter eggs, cookies, remnants, and homages. Probably this is because I publish a book of such tributes (Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Scoring Star Tours

Here is the great Michael Giacchino on scoring and recording the music for Star Tours – The Adventures Continue queue. I don’t know if you caught it. But there were a couple scenes in there that are not in the … Continue reading

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