Monthly Archives: September 2013

The trailer for Disney’s new animated movie “Frozen” is released


Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen” comes to theaters in 3D November 27th!

Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” presents “Frozen,” a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. Continue reading

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Hilarious video of little girl unimpressed by news of a Disney trip


This video is priceless!  A little girl named Lily absolutely loses it when she finds out that she is not going to school but is instead going to Disneyland for three days.

But the kicker is that her little sister Chloe who is totally unimpressed by the news! Continue reading

Disney to change how they accomodate guests with special needs


Disney Guest Assistance Card, courtesy of Babble

Disney Guest Assistance Card, courtesy of Babble

Disney is reportedly changing the way disabled guests are allowed to access  rides at Disneyland and California Adventure, according to KTLA.

Beginning Oct. 9, visitors to the resort’s two theme parks who present a Disney-issued disability card will no longer be granted immediate, back-door access to rides, a park spokeswoman said, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading

Disney CEO petitioned to repair the mess at Disneyland Paris


Disneyland Paris a pigsty

It’s supposed to be a magical place, but visitors to Disneyland Paris are increasingly disenchanted. Complaints include broken rides, re-heated food with high prices and a dearth of live shows.  And visitors are starting a Disney-rant, according to RFI.

A multilingual petition to Bob Iger asks for Disney’s CEO and top management to do something about the (frankly, pretty terrible) condition of Disneyland Paris, a park I’ve stopped visiting (though it’s closest to me), due to the poor staffing, poor maintenance, bad (and expensive) food and hotels, and large number of out-of-service attractions and shows, according to boing boing. Continue reading

Halloween begins tonight, on Friday the 13th, at Disneyland


Mickey Skellington

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Halloween Time 2013 Beginning Friday the 13th – Sept. 13 through Oct. 31

Separate-ticket ‘Mickey’s Halloween Party’ Offers Trick-or-Treating, Special Fireworks In Disneyland Park on 13 Special Nights in 2013

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Sept. 12, 2013) – Friday the 13th – Sept. 13, 2013 – will offer extra chills this year at the Disneyland Resort. On that day, The Happiest Place on Earth gets spookier as Halloween Time returns with Disney villains, Mickey Mouse and his friends in Halloween costumes, a Dia de los Muertos celebration and the special after-hours Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Park. In addition, popular attractions are transformed for the season into Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy as the Disneyland Resort celebrates Halloween Time through Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31. Continue reading

Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner goes to Disneyland with his 27-year old wife


Hugh Hefner with Mickey Mouse

Photo courtesy of Hugh Hefner’s Instagram page

Playboy Magazine Publisher Hugh Hefner, who is 87 years old, was caught hanging out with his Playboy Bunny wife Crystal Harris, 27,  at Disneyland this week, as they rode on twin mobility scooters, according to the Mirror News.

Hefner and Harris tied the knot in a New Year’s Eve ceremony at the Playboy Mansion in 2013, two years after the Playboy model previously called off their first wedding in 2011, according to US Magazine. Continue reading

Disney Half Marathon will prompt temporary road closures in Anaheim


Disney half marathon

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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES IN ANAHEIM AUG. 31-SEPT. 1

Annual Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend brings thousands of visitors to Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 26, 2013) The 2013 Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend will take place in Anaheim Aug. 31-Sept. 1, and thousands of new visitors and familiar friends will be in town to participate in the family-friendly weekend as part of the runDisney event series.  Over the course of the race weekend Anaheim residents may see additional runners along City streets in preparation for the 5K, 10K and Half Marathon races. Continue reading