Walt Disney World announced that the Magic of Disney Animation and the Animation Courtyard will be closing in July and August respectively. This adds to the list to recently closed attractions at the park. It has also led to some people complaining that Disney should start offering discounted admission to what is rapidly becoming a half-day park due to the lack of attractions.
Some people look at the glass half empty. In this case, I’m looking at the glass has half full. Closing attractions at Hollywood Studios is just one phase of a much longer end game for Walt Disney World as a whole. Continue reading What to make of Hollywood Studios
Pixar has released some very successful movie in its brief movie tenure. There have been “duds” in there too (looking at you, Cars 2). But, today, we are going to focus on the successful ones. Pixar is coming off another smash hit with Inside Out. Where does the movie rank among the all of the Pixar movies? These are just my unofficial rankings. Your rankings may differ. See my rankings after the jump.
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As part of this week’s #ImagineeringFriday, we are expanding Pixar Place. The rules of the expansion state we need to create: 3 new attractions, a new table-service restaurant, a new quick-service restaurant, and a new meet and greet. I am choosing Paris from Ratatouille as the theme for the expansion. The area is going to have the Arc de Triomphe as the hub for the expansion. Off of each “mini-street” will be one of the attractions, the quick-service restaurant, and finally the meet and greet.
At the base of the Arc de Triomphe, guests will find La Ratatouille restaurant. This is the restaurant that Remy, Linguini, and Colette open at the end of the Ratatouille. The French theme will add something new to the restaurants in Hollywood Studios. Plus, it would give Remy a permanent home after he was removed from Chefs de France a couple of years ago.
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