My take on the idea of a new Mary Poppins:
Mixed, but in the end, the comparison comes down to the script.
That is, IF you choose to compare, you are more likely doing so… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/why-you-cant-compare-rebooted-performances/
From a comment I left on this post:“What Happened to the Imagination and Innovation at Epcot?” (this basically repeats some of what I wrote in "on making memories") Basically… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/another-rehash-why-epcot-stuck-past/
Disney artists do like to clean up the masters these days, and in many cases rightfully so. But it should be noted that ANY artist that cleans up an ancient piece of work, be it a… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/overusing-color-correction/
Based on Muppetology 101, from Muppet Mindset, here's the itemized summary which I think is easier to follow than reading through all those paragraphs...
the Muppet… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/muppet-ownership-tldr-summary/
On the current Disney D23 announcements, something finally clicked after 2 days of thinking about it and reading others' feedback (cynical or supportive). The Harry Potter success… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/best-time/
So Disneyland's Twitter feed started 'live-tweeting' the Dateline Disneyland show, as if it was live, but 50 years later. They kinda petered out, but I kept going while watching… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/disneyland-livefrom50/
My more general "rant" inspired by recent "I have X reserved, but Y is available, should i switch?" posts regarding Walt Disney World planning...
Pardon me if I'm getting a… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/wdw-should-i-x-or-y/
This came from a FB discussion about what Disney attractions should be removed (being either stale, unpopular, or annoying - lots of calls for Dinorama, of course. I hold little… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/more-future-or-tomorrowland/
I've kinda been busy, first with the SubFire player, then with prepping for a vacation, then finally taking said vacation in Orange County, CA (incl Discovery Cube, Original… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/been-busy-doingnothing-much/
Foxxfurr over at Passport to Dreams, laments some of the more recent changes to the parks, east and west. tl;dr: New Orleans Square's facade and forced perspective were shattered… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/making-memories/
One negative of growing up is that aside from B&N, perusing a mall, even one as loaded as Tysons, just isn't interesting anymore. Sure, I got a little amusement from looking at… http://www.aboutjws.info/index.php/jots/disney-store/