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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 55 "Bobbing for CEOs"

Bob Iger is, Bob Chapek is in. Disney continues with it’s fascination for men named Bob at the top. We learn a little bit more about who the new head of Disney is and what makes him tick. We also look at a scary boat sinking on the Jungle Cruise…or was it just a publicity stunt for the new movie?

Star Wars Insights takes a look at how the new Star Wars: High Republic storylines might be able to correct the latest sequel trilogy mistakes made by Disney. Then we’ll take a look at some of the cutting edge filming techniques that give production of The Mandalorian a leg up on production costs and time.

Our Entertainment News investigates reports that Steven Spielberg has quit as the director of the as yet unnamed fifth edition to the Indiana Jones series, causing an uproar among fans. And Mulan is still stirring up controversy overseas with it’s pending release in Hong Kong and mainland China.

We’ll wrap up with our Insightful Picks of the Week and a look at some upcoming conventions and shows to keep an eye on.

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

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 movie in the works, discuss our thoughts on a recent fan petition for a director’s cut of Rise of Skywalker and get a first glimpse at the newest Baby Yoda animatronic doll premiering at Toy Fair in New York.

As always we’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the Week and a look ahead at some of the upcoming shows and conventions we’ll be looking to cover for the show.

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

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 script rewrite of Doctor Strange 2, Pee-Wee Herman himself Paul Reubens is looking to stage a comeback. Then we pay homage to three outstanding actors we lost this week in Kirk Douglas, Robert Conrad and Orson bean before we end on a high note with our Insightful Picks of the Week.

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

This week we look at how Bob Iger is apologizing for Disney’s copyright police strong arming 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 script rewrite of Doctor Strange 2, Pee-Wee Herman himself Paul Reubens is looking to stage a comeback. Then we pay homage to three outstanding actors we lost this week in Kirk Douglas, Robert Conrad and Orson bean before we end on a high note with our Insightful Picks of the Week.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 46 “Greasing the Lines at Disney”

In this holiday themed episode we take a look at the experimental new ride queuing 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 of season 4 of The Expanse on Amazon Prime Video before winding down with a few holiday themed Insightful Picks of the Week and a very special holiday project our hosts have been working on for a few weeks as a present to all of our loyal audience.

We’ll be back in the New Year after a brief hiatus over the holidays with more great podcasts!

We wish each and every one of you a happy and healthy holiday and a wonderful new year.

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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.