This week we take a look at the legends inductees at this years D23 ceremonies, we take a peak at some sneak peaks Disney is doing for Toy Story 4 and we dive into some concerns of first responders at Disney World in light of all the new expansions. We also offer a brief tribute to a few legends from both the entertainment and pop culture world before looking at who might be the next Batman. Then we sum up with a couple of great Insightful Picks of the week.
We open with the newest Spiderman: Far From Home trailer (with spoiler warning). Then we jump right into Disney Detective talking about the announcement of new Star Wars and Avatar movies followed by Disney’s attempts to acquire Comcast’s remaining interests in Hulu. In entertainment news we look at Billy Joel turning seventy and we happily announce FX picking up one of our favorite shows “What We Do in the Shadows” for a second season and how well it’s doing in the ratings. Then we finish up with a couple Insightful Picks of the week.
This week Michelle and Joe delve into the labor disputes at Disneyland Paris that left the park littered with trash, we offer praise to Captain Marvel for breaking the one billion dollar box office mark, then we talk about the fiasco that the pre-sale ticket experience was for Avengers End Game this week, all part of our Disney Detective segment. In our entertainment news section we look at Netflix both raising it’s prices and getting some support from the US Department of Justice in what is shaping up to be a possible fight with the Academy for eligibility at the Academy Awards. Then we jump over to the music industry and talk about some health concerns associated with Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones and a new album and tour coming from Celine Dion. We finish up with two great new picks in our Insightful Picks section including a new show suggestion from Michelle and another excellent podcast suggestion from Joe.
Michelle and Joe discuss a week full of Disney news. They analyze the new Aladdin trailer, take a look at the incredible numbers being put up by Captain Marvel. They also discuss the release dates of Disney’s new Galaxy’s End Star Wars attraction and some interesting details about it’s opening. Then they’ll talk about the industry wide impact of Disney finalizing their acquisition of much of the 21st Century Fox assets and the ripples it will have on movies and television moving forward. They’ll wrap up with a few new insightful picks of the week including another Netflix offering and our first pop culture convention/show pick of the series.