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Creative Edge Dulls Mouse

CBS Marketwatch (pesky free registration required) posts a column on Disney’s film division and how the financial flops of this year could be putting pressure on Eisner. “It goes to the greater issue of whether Disney has lost its creative edge,” said Todd Mitchell, an… Read More »Creative Edge Dulls Mouse

Mikey Likes It. (F!9/11)

When asked whether he liked the movie, Eisner said he loved it. It was like going to a rock concert. A blogger is attending a brainstorming session that also happens to attended by some of the media elite. Among them is Michael Eisner. Photos are… Read More »Mikey Likes It. (F!9/11)

Another Disney Family Member Speaks Out

SaveDisney, the website started by Roy E. Disney to push for the ouster of Michael Eisner and reformation of the Disney Board of Directors, posts a letter from Abagail Disney today. Abagail is Roy O. and Edna Disney’s granddaughter. Abagail addresses what Cast Members have… Read More »Another Disney Family Member Speaks Out

Walt Disney World with a Bullet

Looks like some sour grapes from the folks at Universal Orlando and Seaworld. Instead of supporting a bullet train that will efficiently bring guests into the tourist region of Orlando allowing more time for said guests to spend money shopping, dining, etc., they are opposing… Read More »Walt Disney World with a Bullet

Animation Genesis

More from Cartoon Brew. Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA) has shelved its use of hand-drawn animation and laid off many of its artists and people (you know who you are) have been wondering about the future of animation. It was my prediction that myriad smaller… Read More »Animation Genesis

When will they learn?

Rumors are again circulating about the demise of one of Disneyland’s most cherished, but least visited, attractions. Yes. The eyes of park management have turned once more toward Great Moments with Mr Lincoln and this time the famous attration’s fate may already be sealed.

What is known is that current announced plans for the celebration surrounding the 50th Anniversary of Disneyland call for Mr Lincoln to take a hiatus for the length of the celebration. Part of what’s leading to the rumors is that ever since Light Magic, The Keel Boats, and the Submarine Voyage (despite Marty Sklar’s famous speed bump on Harbor Blvd speach) all went on ‘hiatus’ and never came back, hiatus has become a Disney codeword for ‘sent out to pasture’ aka retired. Needless to say this revelation is causing the bunching of many a panty.

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