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VFX student’s TikTok superhero reel catches the eye of Disney’s Bob Iger

Georgia State University student Julian Bass made a fun reel of his visual effects work on TikTok, showing him transforming into his favorite superheroes: a Jedi, Ben 10, and Spider-Man. He then posted the video on Twitter with the message, "if y’all can retweet this enough times ...

12 ‘Hamilton’ songs that kept their staying power after years of listening

07.03.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

To the delight of obsessives everywhere, the movie of the musical Hamilton has finally hit Disney+. If you listen carefully, you can probably hear the sound of thousands of fresh Hamilfans being minted every day.   To such newbies, those of us w... ...

Beyoncé’s visually stirring ‘Black is King’ gets teaser, release date

06.28.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Beyoncé's next visual album will be a film that debuts exclusively on Disney+.  The teaser for Black Is King arrived Sunday morning, and it "reimagines the lessons of The Lion King for today’s young kings and queens in search of their... ...

Disney is reimagining Space Mountain’s racist ‘Song of the South’ theme. Princess and the Frog will take its place

Disney's Splash Mountain ride, based on their racially offensive 1946 film Song of the South -- a controversial (not to mention seriously boring) movie that featured the popular song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" -- is finally changing its tune. Motivated by a change.org petition that 20,000 people signed, its new theme will revolve around last scenes from ...

Disney’s tone-deaf Bedtime Hotline was clearly recorded pre-quarantine

Earlier today, Disney announced they are offering a free bedtime message, via a toll-free number, to help children to go to sleep. But I called it, and it's clear to me this was not created specifically for this shelter-in-place time. I started by listening to option 5, aka "Goofy." He talks about being tired ...

Disney shares recipes for DIY Dole Whip and Churros

All the Disney Parks are closed* but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy two of their most famous flavors: the Dole Whip and churros.

Last Sunday, the Disney Parks Blog shared the recipe for Churro Tots, which is based on their in-park, cinnamon-y snack:

Crazy fact: Over 5.5 million churros were sold ...