All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Walt Disney’

Disney World Monorail Evacuated After Power Outage

According to a Disney World spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler, dozens of people had to be evacuated from one of the park’s monorails after a power outage on Sunday, July 13. Apparently the weather surrounding the Florida amusement park was getting unpredictable when the monorail halted. However, Wahler says that they do not think lightning was the cause of the outage. “When …

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Meryl Streep Calls Walt Disney A “Gender Bigot”

On Tuesday, when Meryl Streep got on stage at the National Board of Review Awards Gala, the audience was probably expecting a thoughtful, short, congratulatory speech. She was presenting actress Emma Thompson an award for her role in the movie “Saving Mr. Banks”. Streep read a beautiful poem to honor her friend, but she also took a few minutes to blast American business …

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‘Mary Poppins’ Author Conflicted with Walt Disney

Helen Lyndon Goff, who is more popularly known as P.L. Travers the author of Mary Poppins and the focus of Saving Mr. Banks, is responsible for bringing the world the beloved, upbeat hit. However, Travers did not like the 1964 musical cinematic portrayal, which is now being released in a special 50th Anniversary Edition. She considered the song Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious to …

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson Shine

Saving Mr. Banks showcases both Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as they help tell the story of Walt Disney and his beloved and final film, Mary Poppins. Walt Disney’s daughters loved the original Mary Poppins book, so their father promised them he would bring the nanny to life on the big screen. He had no idea the obstacle that was …

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Diane Disney Miller Dies At Age 79

It was announced yesterday that the eldest daughter of the famous Walt Disney, Diane Disney Miller, had passed away at the age of 79 due to injuries sustained during a fall in September. Miller strived to make a difference in the world, much similar to her father, when she founded the Walt Disney Family Museum that opened in 2009 in …

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Star Wars VII Will Hit Theaters on December 18, 2015

In a galaxy far, far, away… It won’t be long now. The highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII will be coming to a theater near you starting on December 18, 2015. Pre-production for the seventh installment of one the most famous science fiction film collections has already commenced. Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios said, “We’re very excited …

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Disney Unveils Cars Land For First Time

A few years ago Disney decided to make a big push and let its team of engineers known as the Walt Disney Imagineers go to work on the Cars portion of the California Adventure. This was due in part to the massive success of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando! The attention to detail at that park …

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