Last year Lucasfilm, Disney, and Duracell combined forces to create a Star Wars: The Force Awakens themed commercial. It was considered among the best ad campaigns of the holiday season. This year they’re out to one-up themselves with a Rogue One: A Star Wars Story… Read More »New Rogue One Duracell Star Wars commercial brings back the feels
I think we might already have a contender for the best Christmas commercial of 2015. The “Battle for Christmas Morning” commercial from Duracell features two kids living out their Star Wars dreams as they take on Stormtroopers, Tie Fighters, and the rest of the dark… Read More »New Duracell Star Wars Christmas commercial hits me right in the feels
It’s true, the butler did it. Malcolm Butler’s goal line interception sealed the game for the New England Patriots and wide receiver Julian Edelman’s 109 receiving yards on 9 catches helped lead the team to a Super Bowl XLIX championship. Now the pair will be… Read More »Super Bowl XLIX Heroes Malcolm Butler and Julian Edelman are going to Disneyland!
Even though Walt Disney World has four themeparks, two water parks, and ESPN Wide World of Sports, if you want to celebrate Halloween, you’ll have to visit the Magic Kingdom during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party to do so. Disneyland, on the other hand, has spread the season out over both its theme parks. Of course, Disneyland has its own ticketed event (on 14 nights this year), but there is plenty to do during regular park hours too
I love this commercial released by Disneyland to entice guests to visit during the season. It features animated classic villains enjoying the parks in their own special way:
The Halloween season at Disneyland runs through October 31st. And includes special transformations of the Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain, dance with the Mad T Party band, and a chance meet Mickey Mouse and his friends in Halloween costumes. New this year are special experiences at the Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch and more mysterious fun joining the Astounding Cauldron of Magic.
Some of the very first people to ride Seven Dwarfs Mine Train in New Fantasyland were paid actors filming a commercial spot. I think it’s safe to say we were all a bit jealous. The commercial is now online to see just a few days… Read More »Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Commercial
I always look forward to the marketing efforts for Star Wars Weekends each year. The conjunction of Star Wars and Disney World creates for some interesting opportunities to play with peoples preconceived notions. Take this ad for instance: What a great ad! Of course, I… Read More »Star Wars Weekend – Terrific Ad
It’s a tradition like no other, when a team wins the Superbowl everyone wants to know what they’re going to do next. The answer, of course, “I’m going to Disney World.” Last night, amid a mid-winter blizzard – of confetti – linebacker Malcolm Smith of… Read More »NFL Superbowl MVP, Seattle Seahawks Linebacker Malcolm Smith, Going to Disney World Today
The commercial MyMagic+ I posted last week has been set to private, but Disney has released this new MyMagic+ commercial complete with singing Lumiere to promote the new service. Keep an eye out around the 0:09 second mark for some really bad photoshoppery of Main… Read More »MyMagic+ Commercial Gets Bad Photoshop Award