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Disney Wonder launches inaugural voyage from New Orleans

The Disney Cruise Line can officially call New Orleans home as the first cruise has departed from the new homeport in Louisiana on Feb 7, 2020. Guests on board the Disney Wonder’s first departure from the Crescent City received a celebratory bon voyage from Princess… Read More »Disney Wonder launches inaugural voyage from New Orleans

The Problem with the Princess and the Frog

Editor: Please welcome back guest author Mark Storer to The Disney Blog. When Disney’s The Princess and The Frog first came out, there were all kinds of pontifications. Many pundits thought it Disney’s best work, sublime, thoughtful and artfully crafted. Risky, said others. Other still… Read More »The Problem with the Princess and the Frog

Frog Princess slips off the Royal Lillypad

I think Disney knew they faced a formidable foe this weekend with James Cameron’s Avatar. But I don’t think they realized how deep into the Disney demographic it would reach. Although Avatar was PG-13 I saw families bringing much younger children in to see the… Read More »Frog Princess slips off the Royal Lillypad

The Princess and the Frog reels in $25 million

Disney’s latest animated feature film “The Princess and The Frog” took in an estimated $25 million at the box office this weekend. A healthy number for Disney’s return to hand drawn animation, but not blockbuster numbers either. Pixar’s “The Incredibles” and “Finding Nemo” each opened… Read More »The Princess and the Frog reels in $25 million