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The El Capitan Movie Palace in Hollywood is for sale

Since The Walt Disney Company is the only tenant at the El Capitan movie palace in Hollywood, most people probably don’t realize that Disney doesn’t own the actual historic theater. Yes, they hold most of their movie premieres there. Yes, they did invest millions in… Read More »The El Capitan Movie Palace in Hollywood is for sale


I saw Ratatouille this weekend and everything you’ve read about how good a film they’ve animated is true. It’s the highest rated film of the year (see Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes) with good reason. The team at Pixar has created a world that is rich, lush, and heavily detailed. They told a story that, while… Read More »Ratatouille

MirrorMask coming soon

The next film from The Jim Henson Company is Mirrormask based on Neil Gaiman‘s novel. It opens to limited release on September 30th, which means it will face some stiff competition from Joss Whedon’s Serenity. It’s going to be a touch choice for me on which to see first. Of course, the fact that Mirrormask… Read More »MirrorMask coming soon

Two new DVDs at the LaughingPlace Store

The LaughingPlace Store has just added two new fan created DVDs to their stock. Not sure how long one of them will be available however. The first is the excellent Adventure Through Inner Space Virtual Ride-Through DVD, a CGI Recreation of the original attraction. I give this DVD high marks and it’s a must have… Read More »Two new DVDs at the LaughingPlace Store

Howling about Miyazaki’s latest release

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film is in theaters now. Unfortunately you’d never know it unless you lived in LA or near select theatres in the NorthEast. When is this masterpiece coming to Orlando. The IFCBlog (How could I have missed this great resource before) has the depressing details including the poor per theatre performance for the… Read More »Howling about Miyazaki’s latest release

Disney Stage Star makes it big

If you’re watching the CBS Thanksgiving Day celebration tomorrow keep your eyes open for the set from the new musical BKLYN. It should showcase Eden Espinosa the latest star of the great white way. Well let me tell you that I knew her when. I first remember seeing Eden in Disneyland’s Production of Hunchback the… Read More »Disney Stage Star makes it big

Latest News from WDW

Typhoon Lagoon remains closed. Unkown as to why. Many of the Golf Courses remain closed. Probably due to down trees and water hazards. Plus Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground remains closed due to debris cleanup taking a while. Also mentioned was that The Electrical Water Pageant on the Seven Seas Lagoon will not be… Read More »Latest News from WDW