Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 60 “Furloughs and Landgrabs”

Disney is forced to reluctantly furlough non-essential employees in the wake of the continued shutdown of operations due to COVID-19, but they are still covering their health insurance and Disney execs are taking one for the team as well. At the same time Disney is expanding their landholdings around Disney World in Florida and donating masks and ponchos to health care workers on the frontline of the Coronavirus crisis.

In Star Wars Insights we’ll take a look at a change in writers for the forthcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series set for debut on Disney Plus sometime in the near future. And we say a tearful goodbye to Actor and dialect coach Andre Jack whom fans will recognize him as General Ematt from Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi as well as other Star Wars movies.

In Entertainment News we’ll talk about HBO making over 30 movies and shows available free of charge to help you get through your COVID-19 isolation. And Fran Drescher and the original case of The Nanny will reunite for a Virtual Table read of the original pilot 1992 pilot episode of the show for those stuck at home with nothing to do.

We’ll finish up with our Insightful Picks of the week with a couple of contemporary must see selections for your viewing at home pleasure.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 34 “Lose the Fountain, Save the Water”

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.

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Insights into Entertainment: Episode 2 “Monkey Business”

Michelle and Joe discuss the passing of former Monkey Peter Tork, the release of the HBO documentary Never Land about the Michael Jackson molestation allegations. We also explore whether Jason Reitman is sexist in his recent comments regarding the new Ghostbusters movie he’s slated to direct and we look at Ariana Grande’s record breaking album that shattered a Billboard Top 100 record held by the Beatles since 1964. We also introduce our new “Insightful Picks” segment for the benefit of the audience.