The Curse of the Disney Movie Sequel

Do you like sequels? For many, direct-to-video has become a dirty compound word when it’s uttered by Disney! And I think we can at least agree that there have been some sequels that just shouldn’t have seen the light of a TV screen.Anyone remember the Little Mermaid sequels? I try not too.An interesting thing to note is when Disney started making sequels. We may think it is a relatively recent trend, but actually, Walt Disney himself is the one who started it! The earliest animated films … [Read more...]

Disneyworld Planning 101 – How soon is to soon when planning your Vacation?


Planning a Disney vacation is hard work! Trust me I know I have been doing it since the 90's. Trying to plan the Advanced Dining Reservations, scheduling Parades & Fireworks, and even what park to visit at certain times of the day. It can get exhausting but in the end it is worth it.Even though Disney has not released any dates for our September vacation that doesn't stop me from planning our trip. Here is what I have so far.Since this year we have another couple coming with us I … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – Don’t Pass Up Epcot’s United States Pavilion


The United States Pavilion in Epcot's World Showcase is one of the most under appreciated attractions there. Because most of Walt Disney World's visitors are Americans, most of their World Showcase time is spent in the pavilions that are a bit more exotic. Because of the way we Oldies are; nostalgic, patriotic, unapologetic for our country it makes an ideal place for us to spend some time. There are several attractions within the majestic pavilion area:Before you even enter you will be … [Read more...]

Surprise! New Experiences on our Disney World Vacation


We have returned from a wonderful vacation at Walt Disney World over the New Year’s holiday. We had a great time ringing in 2011 at the best possible place! Was it crowded? At times, sure it was, but having gone at this week before, we knew what to expect. There were also times when it wasn’t crowded at all too! And one of the neat things about this trip was that, despite our many past Disney trips, we were still able to learn and experience new things. That is, of course, one of the great … [Read more...]

Move over Tron 2 here comes Tron 3

Don't get me wrong I love Disney as much as the next guy, but really? Tron Legacy is still in the theaters and still making decent box office dollars and the news on the street is Disney is working on a Tron 3 Movie. Do we really new another sequel? Screen Rant had this to say about the sequel: TRON creator/producer Steven Lisberger revealed recently that development of storylines for TRON 3 has already begun and the story broke in mid-2010 that TRON: Legacy screenwriters/executive producers … [Read more...]