With writers and actors on strike, box office numbers struggling to rebound after the pandemic, and missteps with streaming costing studios billions, what could Hollywood possibly do to save the day?
Maybe have a firesale and make some money, or at least that’s what Bob Iger is looking to do.
But before we see our heroes on the picket lines or the unemployment lines we first saw them on the silver screen in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny and we’ve got our thoughts on that and more coming up in this episode of Insights Into Entertainment. Continue reading Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 151 ”Indy Strikes Back: The Disney Firesale”
After a long hiatus we’re back with a revamped studio and some interesting experiences to share. The first was from our trip to Niagara falls. Then a new convention came to town. And then we’ll wrap up with thoughts on a few of our favorite shows coming to an end. Continue reading Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 150 “A Strong Finish”
After a long hiatus we’re back with a couple events we attended and a brief Disney discussion. First we’ll talk about our experience at the Disney 100 Exhibition at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Then we’ll discuss our time and our treasures from this year’s Zolocon. Finally we’ll talk about some of the impact of Bob Iger’s to Disney Continue reading Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 149 “Franklin My Dear I Don’t Give A Zolocon”
Chapek is out, Iger is in at Disney again. What impact will that have on the company, the parks and the material coming out of the media giant?
After 11 seasons the Walking Dead comes to an end, kind of. We’ll take a look at the impact the show has had over the last decade and where the zombies are going next.
Finally we’ll recap some of the seasonal events and pop culture shows we’ve been able to start enjoying again and hope to bring much more in the new year. Continue reading Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 148 “Swapping the Bobs Again”
As previously promised on the podcast, this week we bring you our review of the current state of Disney parks in Florida. Having spent a week down in somewhat sunny, often rainy and oppressively hot Florida we’ve had a chance to see if Disney has been able to bring the magic back. We’ll take a look at the resort, the amenities offered and the service. Then we’ll take a look at the technology Disney is trying to throw at it’s guests to justify some of the drawbacks and costs. Finally we’ll talk about our experience at three of the four parks and where they stand compared to previous visits. Continue reading Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 147 “Disney Dissected”
Today we’re continuing our discussion from our previous episode about the state of Star Wars 10 years into Disney’s stewardship of the franchise
In today’s episode we’ll take a look at where the two men who have kept the franchise alive and given us A New Hope came from, of course I’m referring to Dave Filoni and Jon Favrau
Then we’ll take a look at the future of the franchise based on recently discussed projects revealed at Star Wars Celebration 2022 in Anaheim Continue reading Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 146 “Help Me Obi-Wan Filoni”