It’s probably much too soon to call the next set of Disney films after Chicken Little (but possibly including it) an renaissance of animation. But judging by the clips Disney Animation brought to SIGGRAPH this year and the other assorted preview artwork I’ve seen, it might be happening. The advances in animation technology are certainly… Read More »Disney’s Animation Revival
I’ve had a few great responses to my desire to know how Disney’s recent spate of deaths and injuries has affected your travel plans, if at all. I’m happy to say that everybody appears to be fairly sane, is a little more cautious. I wanted to post this response I got through another channel as… Read More »Good answer to Will you change travel plans question
Just a reminder that today is the last day for SaveDisney.com. There’s a lot of great material up there that I hope someone is archiving. If you are archiving, go ahead and send me the link and I’ll add it to the sidebar.
The British Teenager who was hospitalized in critical condition after collapsing after riding the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at the Disney/MGM Studios in Walt Disney World has returned home. Unfortunately the news is not really that good. She is still in critical condition, but the family wanted to return to the U.K. where she… Read More »Brit Teen hospitalized after Tower of Terror ride returns home
Disney theme parks are receiving lots of attention this summer, but not all of its due to the Happiest Celebration on Earth. A 3-month rash of injuries, accidents, and deaths has focused media attention on some of Disney’s flaws. The Orlando Sentinel doesn’t think it will affect attendance at the parks. How about you? Will… Read More »Will the recent accidents, injuries, and deaths keep you away?
[the girl] was a regular on the honor roll at Hines Middle School and at Watkins Elementary School. In her most recent yearbook picture, she’s shown smiling, wearing braids and a half-ponytail. On the day she died, [the girl]’s name was published in the Daily Press in a list of honor roll students at Hines.… Read More »Autopsy and Details on Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Death
Although it is not law in the state of California, it is industry practice to consult with a roller coaster’s manufacturer before making changes to the attraction. The OC Register is reporting that Disney made changes to some brake zones on California Screamin’ three months ago and didn’t tell Intamin, the ride’s manufacturer. "If you… Read More »I’m sure they were going to tell them soon
Disney has reported the latest death of a 12-year old girl to the state. The state agency responsible for theme parks is not expected to investigate. Here are some other incidents from Disney’s two Water Parks that have been reported in the last few years: The most serious water-park incident reported to the state by… Read More »Disney Reports Death to State