Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 64 “Rise of the Recipes”

Will Disney save the NBA season and host the teams at Disney’s Wide World of Sports? Disney and other Florida theme parks are working to develop a protocol to safely reopen when they are given the green light. To help us through another week of quarantine Disney is bringing back The Disney Family Singalong, this time Volume II.

May the 4th be with you as Disney brings Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker to Disney + on Star Wars Day! Even with the parks closed you might be lucky enough to spot Galaxy’s edge branded Coke products in their distinctive containers at a store near you. Or you can make your own blue milk and green milk with this weeks make at home recipes to capture the Disney spirit.

Regal and AMC declare war on Universal for their stated intent to now release movies both in theaters and on streaming, threatening an already precarious theater industry. The Oscars take Covid into consideration and will allow streaming movies to be eligible for awards for this year only.

As always we’ll wrap the show with our Insightful Picks of the Week!

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 61 “Whipping up the Streams”

Disney continues to do their part to help us get through self quarantine by streaming Illuminations from Disneyland Paris as well as bringing musical magic to ABC with their Disney Family Singalong all while enjoying the delights of a homemade Dole Whip thanks to the publication of their famous recipe.

In entertainment news we are seeing other networks get in the spirit of bringing casts of favorite shows together us with the casts of Glee, SCTV, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist and Jesus Christ Superstar all to keep us entertained at home during these challenging times. AMC is prepping a chatshow with Jeffrey Dean Morgain and his wife Hilarie Burton Morgan that will give us another option for quarantined programming. And for horror fans out there you can now take a virtual tour of Dracula’s Castle in Transylvania thanks to Google.

We also have a couple of really good fresh Insightful Picks of the Week that will help you get through your social distancing challenges.

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

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 and our Insightful Picks of the Week, all on this weeks episode.

Insights into Entertainment

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

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 and our Insightful Picks of the Week, all on this weeks episode.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 8 “Blockbusters and Brokenhearts”

This week Michelle and Joe delve into the labor disputes at Disneyland Paris that left the park littered with trash, we offer praise to Captain Marvel for breaking the one billion dollar box office mark, then we talk about the fiasco that the pre-sale ticket experience was for Avengers End Game this week, all part of our Disney Detective segment. In our entertainment news section we look at Netflix both raising it’s prices and getting some support from the US Department of Justice in what is shaping up to be a possible fight with the Academy for eligibility at the Academy Awards. Then we jump over to the music industry and talk about some health concerns associated with Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and a new album and tour coming from Celine Dion. We finish up with two great new picks in our Insightful Picks section including a new show suggestion from Michelle and another excellent podcast suggestion from Joe.