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Shot On Location: 6 Early Movies From Hollywood East

In every piece of local coverage for the latest star-studded production to grace Orlando during its studio heyday, there’s a line somewhere that wonders if this one is it, the movie that sells Hollywood West on Hollywood East. Some did in small ways, coaxing repeat filmmakers back for projects that

TPT REVIEW: Defunctland's New "Halyx" Documentary Is a Must-See For Disney Parks History Lovers

Live From the Space Stage dives into Disney’s surprisingly earnest 1981 attempt to develop their own live rock ‘n’ roll act to populate the open air Space Stage in Disneyland’s Tomorrowland.

Disney Vacation Delayed? That Might Not Be Such Bad News After All

We’re in a season where a lot of families have had to delay or cancel trips to Walt Disney World or Disneyland. Times are weird, and for regular visitors it can be a particularly frustrating time to not be able to enjoy some Disney magic.

Retro Rewind: The 1993 Walt Disney World Vacation Planner

You can probably guess the top five most-attended North American theme parks in 1993 even now, almost 30 years later

The 3 Best (And Worst) Park Reopenings in America

Below are some of the most notable park reopenings across the country—the good and the bad.

Game Over: 6 Walt Disney World Arcades Closed Forever

The golden age of Walt Disney World arcades came to a legislative end in 2013 when a vaguely phrased Florida state law aimed at online gambling in internet cafes incriminated just about every form of ticket redemption game

The 6 Tell-Tale Signs of a Bad Theme Park Attraction Story (2020 Edition)

Today, we’ll offer our takeaway of tell-tale signs of a bad attraction story – foundational flaws that tend to signal that the ride isn’t going to be a masterpiece.

One Word Shaped the History of Disney Parks Forever...

What is it that truly sets Disney theme parks apart from the competition?

How an Idea Becomes a Ride: Roller Coasters

In order to explore the work that happens between the thought of a new roller coaster and opening day, we’ll have to put on our Roller Coaster Tycoon hats, asking ourselves the big questions—and the equally important small ones—that go into park planning.

"Lights, Camera, Action!" 7 Cinematic Attractions Planned But Never-Built at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Possibilityland. If you’ve been with us long enough, you may have traveled with us to this spectacular place where never-built attractions are alive once more. In fact, our Possibilityland series is packed with in-depth tales of never-built rides from around the globe. But once in a while, our trips

Walt Disney World's Reopening Has Been A Little...Weird

Disney parks are back, and it’s not surprising that things are a little weird. We all expected it—there’s no way Disney could come back from as significant a setback as multi-month closures due to a pandemic and things not be strange. All eyes are fixed on Walt Disney World, Disney’s first US theme

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