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Captain EO returns to EPCOT

The sneak preview of Pixar’s “Inside Out” is gone from EPCOT’s Imagination pavilion. As of July 2nd, the Captain EO tribute performance was back. That’s good news for fans of the collaboration between Francis Coppola and George Lucas. In 2010, Disney brought Captain EO back… Read More »Captain EO returns to EPCOT

Frozen MMD – Thriller

MikuMikuDance has been around since 2008, but never has the freeware software animated something as cool as this. Ladies and Gentlemen, the cast of Disney’s Frozen dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. You’ll never be able to unsee that.

Michael Jackson’s Unbuilt Neverland Theme Park

Here’s some beautiful Sunday dreaming for you. Make sure you visit the Disney and More blog to see the original plans and concept art for the Peter Pan themed Neverland Theme Park that Michael Jackson wanted to build. I think any company could still build… Read More »Michael Jackson’s Unbuilt Neverland Theme Park

Captain EO Returns to EPCOT’s Imagination Pavilion

This is the original sign from when the attraction closed 16 years ago

When you think of EPCOT you don’t typically think Retro. After all it’s Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow. And yet, there is something natural about having science fiction at the park in the form of Captain EO, even if it’s a flashback from the 80s. It’s nice of Disney to offer this tribute to superstar Michael Jackson.

This is the first time I can remember a warning sign for ‘Loud Noise’

Nostalgia is playing a big role across Walt Disney World and Disneyland right now. MSEP, World of Color, A Princess heavy Fantasyland, and Carsland all tug on our fondness for the past. This mix of nostalgia, entertainment, history is what Walt Disney loved and built with Disneyland. So again, it just seems natural.

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Captain EO returns to Disneyland Tomorrow

The on again off again return of the world’s first 4D movie spectacular “Captain EO” is officially on and the first show is tomorrow at Disneyland. Word is the park has even rolled out some retro merchandise and memorabilia for the occasion. I think this… Read More »Captain EO returns to Disneyland Tomorrow

Captain EO to change the world again

In 1986, twenty-three years ago and near the top of his power as an entertainer, Michael Jackson joined forces with Disney to create “Captain EO,” a 17-minute 3D film. The Disneyland Resort has now confirmed that the classic musical spectacular that thrilled park guests from… Read More »Captain EO to change the world again