Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 29 “Recycling, Rebooting and Remembering”

This week we talk about the fate of the Spiderman franchise, a refreshing of the Carousel of Progress, and remembering a forgotten “nearly-was” Haunted Mansion changing portrait. Then we look at rebooting the Matrix franchise, updates on the new James Bond movie and Kevin Smith being tapped to recycle a beloved Mattel television hero from our childhood. All this and a couple of great Insightful Picks of the Week with a promise of a bonus episode this week covering the D23 Expo in California.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 28 “Jedi, Mid-days and Deadnames”

This week we explore the rumors of a new Obi-Wan series starring Ewan McGregor, we look at a uncharacteristically discounted park ticket recently announced by Disney. In entertainment news we pay homage to Peter Fonda, look at some LGBTQ friendly policy changes at IMDB, get some Star Wars Rise of Skywalker news and take a look at the latest Star Wars Themed Barbies coming out of Mattel before wrapping with our Insightful Picks of the Week.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 27 “Anniversaries, Earnings and The Boss”

This week we pay tribute to Disney’s Haunted Mansion and it’s 50th birthday celebration. We’ll talk about some bundling deals with Disney+ and the future of media as Disney see’s it before we talk about the Disney earnings reports. We’ll discuss how the incompetent CEO of Disney Bob Iger is quick to justify is grotesquely generous salary by claiming credit for Disney successes he’s had little involvement with but is equally quick to point the finger at others when success doesn’t come as expected. In entertainment news we’ll talk about yet another copyright case, a new show by some of our favorite British actors and the Boss puts on an impromptu show at a movie premier.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 26 “Clueless in Disney”

This week we look at a rather irate mother who some claim was simply clueless in how to go about planner her Disney vacation. Then a follow up on Disney’s tombstone controversy and we pay tribute to the voice of Minnie Mouse who we lost this past week. In Entertainment news it’s mom-shaming over hair dying and some hefty fines for Katy Perry and others over Dark Horse. Then we’ll finish up with a couple of very strong Insightful Picks of the Week in another great podcast.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 25 “San Diego Comic-Con Special”

In our first event special we take a look at the flood of news that emerged from the 50th annual San Diego Comic Con. Marvel and Disney dominated with the roll out of long awaited details on Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We see how closely tied some of what we’ll be seeing in the cinema will be tied to Disney’s new subscription service Disney+. Then we look at the winners and losers to emerge from the mega-pop culture phenomenon of SDCC. We also steer you in the right directly to find information on things that even this special edition podcast couldn’t cover.

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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.