So today we’re going to discuss the current state of Star Wars. We’ll take a look at how the franchise has progressed since Disney took ownership and what their stewardship looks like. Then we’ll take a dive into some of the properties that have come out recently and the trend towards streaming.
Disney strives to save the ceremonial waters of the Epcot fountain while Freeform TV offers a behind the scenes look at Galaxy’s Edge some controversy over who the first Jewish Disney princess really is.
In entertainment news we’ll get a sneak peak at the new queen of The Crown, an update on the controversial HBO special on Michael Jackson, a tragic reveal for ‘Queer Eye’ alumn Jonathan Van Ness and Will Smith’s support for anti-bullying.
And of course we’ll wrap up with our Insightful Picks of the Week.
Disney doing the right thing for a young man who wanted to help out victims of Hurricane Dorian while James Cameron comments on loosing the box office top spot. A review of the biggest let downs of the D23 Expo and Bob Iger steps down from the Apple board to avoid a conflict of interest. We say good bye to movie pass as it shuts it doors, Felicity Huffman as she shuffles off to prison and Eddie Money who succumbed to cancer. Then we’ll finish up with a couple of great Insightful Picks of the week.
We dissect the three day Disney extravaganza in Anaheim California that is the largest Disney fan event in the world, the D23 Expo 2019. While it’s impossible to cram three days of convention experience into a single podcast, we break down the most significant announcements and happenings in a concise and detailed analysis and make it easy to understand. From the Halcyon to the Campus we delve into all the major points in this comprehensive podcast.
Disney quietly extends it’s Disney+ sale while getting sued over a headbump at Space Mountain and Robert Downey Jr. reprises his Tony Stark role in an upcoming Disney+ show. Sony closes the door on a Spider-Man deal with Disney while Robert Pattinson gives us some insight into becoming the next Batman and Jimmy Kimmel is inspired by a staffer to help support ALS research. As always we finish up with a couple of great insightful picks.
Galaxy’s Edge launches to crowds and delays in Disney World while the TSA debates whether you can bring home your Star Wars inspired coke cans. Disney drops some play details of Frozen II while Snow White shows us what makes really makes a Disney vacation special. In entertainment news John Travolta leaves us scratching our heads wondering why he’s still allow to present at awards shows, we take a look at the new Amazon Prime show Carnival Row before we take a look at the great SNL contributions Leslie Jones has made in the wake of her departure from the show. We cap our entertainment news with a tribute to recently deceased Valerie Harper and close out with our Insightful Picks of the week.