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Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review

Editor: Don’t forget to enter our giveaway contest for three Disney Documentary DVDs before December 13th. Every once in awhile, you see a Disney movie that is really special. Now, I’m not saying that every Disney movie doesn’t have a unique place in our lives.… Read More »Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review

Toy Story 3 – Disney’s Circle Seven Version

Think back to the days when there was a real possibility that Pixar would leave the Disney family due to bad feelings created when executives at Disney attempted to push the boys from Emeryville around. It was pretty touch and go there for awhile, but… Read More »Toy Story 3 – Disney’s Circle Seven Version

Disney Lodge Themed Hotel Architect Dies

Architect Peter H. Dominick Jr’s designs impressed Michael Eisner at the time when Eisner was looking to make The Walt Disney Company a leader in architectural design for its hotels and buildings. His initial presentation to Eisner made a deep impression. “Michael Eisner leapt up… Read More »Disney Lodge Themed Hotel Architect Dies

Kim Masters, Eisner profiler, out at NPR

Nikki Finke reports that Kim Masters, author of “Keys To The Kingdom” the unauthorized biography of former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, has been included in the latest round of layoffs at National Public Radio. That’s a shame for Ms. Masters, but it also leaves NPR… Read More »Kim Masters, Eisner profiler, out at NPR

What was wrong with Disney (the Eisner era)

Ryan Peterson, a student at Vassar College, created this animatic (a mini-film of sketches) about the Michael Eisner years at the Walt Disney Company, approximately 1984-2004. As a discourse on Disney history it does get a few things wrong. Sparky Katzenberg’s influence on the success… Read More »What was wrong with Disney (the Eisner era)