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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 54 "Odd Jobs, Make Overs and Baby Yoda"

2/24/2020
What's it like being a real Disney Princess? We talk details of what it's like being a "face" character at the happiest place on Earth and the various challenges you might not realize one in such an outwardly prestigious position might encounter. We'll also take a look at the upcoming make over of Cinderella Castle for the movie's 70th anniversary before we talk about why Bob Iger things Tom Holland owes him a pint. In our Star Wars Insights section we'll explore talk of a new Star Wars...

Duration:01:04:04

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 53 "Shrinking kids, growing prices"

2/17/2020
In Disney Detective Rick Moranis returns to an iconic role, Disney park prices are on the rise...again. Tinker Bell finds true love decades after first meeting each other. Our new segment Star Wars Insights takes a trip down memory lane to that fateful day when Mace Windu got his purple saber and a bomb shell revelation of a key character in the latest Darth Vader comic that could shake the Star Wars Universe to it's core. We take a look at the new Stranger Things teaser and catch a...

Duration:00:57:22

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 52 "Apologies, Thieves and The Ones We Lost"

2/10/2020
This week we look at how Bob Iger is apologizing for Disney's copyright police strongarming a local PTA trying to raise a few bucks while at the same time a former Disney employee is sentenced for over $7,000 in Haunted Mansion props and Disney World plays host to Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes and a lucky Make-A-Wish Recipient. We also talk about some new information trickling out about Disney's Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Hotel. In entertainment news we have a recently announced...

Duration:00:51:57

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 51 "Calling Out Disney"

2/3/2020
Disney Detective explores some premier Disney actors calling the company out for some of the production choices. A lawsuit against the entertainment empire by an artist who feels their work was ripped off by Disney. In a separate Star Wars segment we talk about release dates for the new Cassian Andor series in production for Disney+. Then we take a look at some test footage of a live action Star Wars show shot shortly after Revenge of the Sith which never saw the light of day. Then we take...

Duration:00:54:05

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 50 "Jedi, Superheros and Ghosts...Oh My"

1/27/2020
We've got a packed show this week. In our Disney Detective segment well discuss news of the new "Obi-Wan" series recently announced for streaming on Disney+ , we'll talk about who will be writing the script for Captain Marvel 2 and we'll explore Disney's strongarm tactics cracking down on unauthorized sale of Baby Yoda merchandise while Baby Jabba sweeps the internet. In Entertainment news we'll talk about updates on the new Ghostbusters: Afterlife movie, we see a familiar friend returning...

Duration:00:51:15

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 49 "Rebranding, Rumors and Baby Yoda"

1/20/2020
Disney decides to drop the Fox name from 20th Century Fox and move forward with their own branded studio name after it's acquisition of the aged studio giant. Jon Favreau gets schooled by George Lucas in his Joseph Campbell storytelling style while sharing a cute and cuddly picture of the Star Wars creator with Baby Yoda. Early rumors of a new Vader series possibly staring Hayden Christensen. AMC and Regal giving the cold shoulder to Netflix. Proper honors for Patrick Stewart in Hollywood...

Duration:00:50:03

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 48 "Working for a Living...or not"

1/13/2020
How would you like an all expense paid trip to some of the best theme parks in the world, and get paid to go? Or maybe getting paid isn't your thing, maybe you'd rather volunteer to work for free for one of the largest entertainment empires in the world. We talk about both of these in this weeks episode along with how well the Disney+ streaming service is going. We've also got Batman news, Thor news and American Horror story news along with our Insightful Picks of the Week on another great...

Duration:00:52:19

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 47 "Nothing But Star Wars"

1/6/2020
Returning from the holiday we give you a deep dive into our adventures at Galaxy's Edge at Disney's Hollywood Studios. We look at the overall ambiance, the vendors, the rides and the completely immersive feeling of actually being on the planet Batuu. It's one of the most unique experiences we've ever had in over twenty trips to Walt Disney World in Florida. We've got footage of the experience, interactions with cast, building a lightsaber at Savi's workshop and much of the Rise of the...

Duration:01:05:49

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 46 "Greasing the Lines at Disney"

12/16/2019
In this holiday themed episode we take a look at the experimental new ride queing system Disney is using to manage crowds with the new Rise of the Resistance ride at Galaxy's Edge in Orlando Florida. We also talk about Bob Iger's olive branch to Martin Scorsese regarding the on going tumult surrounding the famed directors opinion of Disney's superhero movies. We'll then look at a heart warming story of a fan's gift to Olivia Newton-John and we'll talk a bit about the much anticipated return...

Duration:00:45:19

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 45 "The Faith is Strong with this One"

12/9/2019
How do you direct a show like The Mandalorian and somehow convince your children ages 6 and 11 to keep Baby Yoda a secret? We talk about how Bryce Dallas Howard accomplished this very thing. We'll also take a look at the issues surrounding merchandise for the show and we'll talk about the opening of the new Rise of the Resistance ride in Walt Disney World. In Entertainment News we'll look at how Tiffany Haddish is embracing her Jewish identity. We will grudgingly acknowledge the honor...

Duration:00:34:23

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 44 "All About The Space"

12/2/2019
This week the show is unintentionally space themed as we talk about some accomplishments of The Mandalorian, an impressive Star Wars merchandise auction, and a feel good Star Wars story about what Disney is doing for a dying fan. In our Entertainment News this week we look at the latest Star Wars The Last Jedi trailer that's less a trailer and more a summation of the journey and intro into what the new movie symbolizes, then we have a return of the alien everyone fell in love with in the...

Duration:00:44:51

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 43 "Hacks, Honors and Baby Yoda"

11/25/2019
Disney+ continues to struggle with service outages and now accounts being hacked while the stars of Frozen get their own stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. We find out why we can't yet buy the adorable "Baby Yoda" from the new Mandalorian series and John Williams is back with his 71st Grammy nomination 58 years after his first. In Entertainment News we hear from Aquaman's Willem Dafoe on the state of superhero movies, Michael Jackson's accusers are back in the news with their appeals and...

Duration:00:46:38

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 42 "Disney Plussing the PC"

11/18/2019
By all accounts Disney+ is a smash success...or is Disney just fibbing on their subscriber numbers? We'll talk subscriptions and some controversial decisions and disclaimers on some content from the new streaming network. We'll also look at some exceptionally rare Disney items coming up for auction. Daisey Ridley gives us four words to describe The Rise of Skywalker, Spongebob's Squidward is getting a spinoff and new movie while Nickelodeon throws it's had into the streaming service market...

Duration:00:57:39

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 41 "May The Flight Be With You"

11/11/2019
Star Wars is in the Disney Detective again this week with a new United Airlines Star Wars themed plan as well as Carrie Fishers daughter Billie Lourd's thoughts on being the keeper of the Princess Leia legacy and we'll look at Disney walking back some charges after a backlash and class action lawsuit. DC is in the Entertainment news with casting details for some of the villains in the next installment of the Batman franchise as well as Box Office profitability news on the results of the...

Duration:00:40:39

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 40 "Vampires, Zombies and More"

11/4/2019
It's an all Star Wars Disney Detective this week as we try to figure out why Disney seems to want to hide Hayden Christensen. Some sage words of advice from Anthony Daniels on the lead up to the next Star Wars Movie and some candid thoughts Lawrence Kasdan on why Solo: A Star Wars Story wasn't much of a success. In entertainment news we look at thew new Dracula series coming to Netflix, then we talk Walking Dead with some of the shows stars swearing off a popular convention and Daryl...

Duration:00:36:00

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 39 "Lies and Allegations"

10/28/2019
We explore a lot of Marvel and Star Wars news in our Disney Detective this week. Jeremy Renner may loose his Hawkeye role over allegations made by his ex-wife. Ewan McGregor confesses to lying to the fans for four years about the continuing story of Obi-Wan, and Mark Hamill sums up the final Last Jedi Trailer perfectly. In Entertainment News Martin Scorsese gets some backing by Francis Ford Coppola in his crusade against super hero movies, while Jon Favreau addresses those criticisms. We'll...

Duration:00:44:51

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 38 "A Marvelous Proposal"

10/21/2019
We start this week off with a brief editorial on the strong arm tactics of Disney Entertainment which resulted in us having to edit out scenes from a recent Disney trailer. Then we move on to discuss the new VR experience Avengers: Damage Control, we'll take a look at a new promotion that will pay participants $1,000 to binge watch Disney movies and take a look at a heart warming experience by Captain Marvel herself Brie Larson at a recent convention. In entertainment news Martin Scorsese...

Duration:00:44:49

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 37 "Dude, Where's My Ride"

10/14/2019
People are stealing Disney rides, the Little Mermaid Live adds a 'Glee' Alum and we get some details on the new "Behind the Attraction" Docuseries that will be premiering sometime in the near future on the Disney+ streaming service. In Entertainment news Samuel L. Jackson has some choice words for Martin Scoresese, the return of the Animaniacs, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is going on a Jungle Cruise, and Mark Hamill is shooting a new movie in the podcasts neck of the woods. A brief "In...

Duration:00:54:04

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 36 "A Lifetime of Happiness"

10/7/2019
This week Disney in the news for a lawsuit alleging discrimination by an autistic man for their current queuing policy for disabled guests. After a rich year at the box office for Disney in 2019 we'll take a look at the bleak outlook for the mega-company in the 2020 box office year. Then we'll pay tribute to Disneyland's customer number 1 from it's opening day back in 1955. Encouraging entertainment news indicates the screenwriter of the latest edition to the Star Wars movie franchise will...

Duration:00:44:45

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 35 "The Happiest Vegans on Earth"

9/30/2019
Disney to offer a vegan friendly menu at all of its dining locations in the parks while they sort out the overall lack of interest they're facing with Star Wars Galaxy's edge. Then we'll look at some of the desperate moves Disney is making to compensate for drop in park admissions, including further eroding the guest experience by axing popular street performances in it's Orlando Parks. All while Disney throwing Disney US Parks Chief Catherine Powell under the bus for the failures of the...

Duration:00:49:41