Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 74 “Plagueis and the Bad Batch”

This week our Disney Detective looks at specific steps Disney is taking to protect the players of the NBA as they resume their truncated season at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports. Annual Passholders may be penalized for violating their terms of service by selling exclusive merchandise swept up in the wake of the news of Splash Mountain being rethemed. And breaking news about changes to the planned revisions of Disney’s EPCOT theme park as a result of the current COVID-19 situation.

Tales from the Edge of the Galaxy has news on a new spin off series from the Clone Wars centered on the “Bad Batch” that premiered in the final season of Clone Wars. Headed up by Dave Filoni we’ll see the Star Wars animated world live on after all. We’ll also look at speculation of who the ready made villain of a new Star Wars show slated to launch in Disney+ in the near future and lead by Leslye Headland, creator of the Netflix series Russian Doll.

In Entertainment News we’ll look at the news of Tom Holland currently being in talks with Disney for a six movie deal to keep the Spiderman franchise going strong. Finally we’ll look at a story about a very special young man who played hero to his sister by saving her from a vicious dog attack and the outpouring of support from fictional heroes in the entertainment world, not the least of which is Tony Stark himself Robert Downey Jr.

Of course we’ll wrap with a couple of great Insightful Picks of the Week.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 33 “Conflicts and Letdowns”

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.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 30 “Special Event: D23 Expo”

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.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 24 “Fight Club and Space Flight”

Disney is turning into a regular fight club with yet another fist fight at a Disney Park. We’ll follow up on the score card from the last fight in Disneyland. Then we’ll talk about how Disney is desperately clawing its way to the top movies spot with it’s desperate attempts to unseat Avatar as the highest grossing movie ever with Avengers End Game. We’ll look at some Doctor Who news, then a few articles about one of our favorite shows The Orville before we finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 19 “Greedy Omens”

This week we take a look at the latest money grab opportunities that Disney is going after. From the re-release of Avengers: End Game to snatch another $45 million to the raising of annual passes at Disney World by as much as 25%. We’ll scratch our heads as we try to figure out how a company that makes more money than God needs even more money. Even paying the outrageous salary of their CEO can’t justify these latest money grabs.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 12 “Punch It Chewie”

This week we look at the 30th anniversary celebration of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and take a look back at how the park has evolved in that time. We provide you our spoiler filled review of Avengers and a look at the impressively increasing compensation for our super heroic actors and actresses. We follow up on Adele and how her split from her husband is going as well as where Skylar Astin is after his divorce. We’ll take a look at some legal issues that Rick Schroder is going through before our touching and emotional tribute to the late great Peter Mayhew then we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week.

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