Insights into Entertainment

Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 71 “The Dark Side of Cancellations”

This week Disney Detective investigates attempts by unionized Disneyland employees to delay the planned July 9th opening of the park for safety reasons. Disney World cancels all occurrences of the “Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party for 2020 due to social distancing concerns. Disney World begins testing a new hand-off security back check at Disney Springs that could revolutionize mass security scans for public facilities.

Star Wars Insights will delve into the bad news of Star Wars Celebration 2020’s cancellation and when we can expect to see the popular fan convention return. We also take a peak behind the scenes to see what the Adam Driver inspired back story for his character Kylo Ren might have been in a special Father’s Day related story.

Entertainment News takes a look at a scheduling change and the extension of eligibility window for the 93rd Academy Awards. We’ll also explore plans for San Diego Comic-Con to move to a Virtual Convention format free for all to experience the unique event along with exclusive merchandise and much more.

We’ll wrap up with our Insightful Picks of the Week. This week we’ll highlight The Great Debate from Syfy and World War II: Total War on Amazon Prime. Stick around at the end for some after thoughts on upcoming convention news as well.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 65 “Skywalker in the Shadows”

Disney is bringing back The Wonderful World of Disney Movie Night with a few modern classics. The Haunted Mansion is getting it’s own board game in October. And Pixar is cooking up some fun with their popular animated characters for the kids, all this week on Disney Detective.

Star Wars Insights takes a look at the reports of Taika Waititi helming a forthcoming Star Wars movie And Lego Star Wars returns with The Skywalker Saga featuring some original actors voices and some never before revealed secrets of some of the lesser known characters from the Star Wars Universe.

In Entertainment News Oscar Nominated projects are being banned from Emmy Competition signaling even more mixed reaction to streaming media’s rapid rise to dominance in the entertainment industry. Tribeca Enterprises is partnering with IMAX and AT&T to revitalize a popular form of entertainment venue. And Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill is taking on a dark role in What We Do in the Shadows.

Then we’ll wrap the show with a couple of fresh Insightful Picks of the Week.

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Insights Into Entertainment: Episode 64 “Rise of the Recipes”

Will Disney save the NBA season and host the teams at Disney’s Wide World of Sports? Disney and other Florida theme parks are working to develop a protocol to safely reopen when they are given the green light. To help us through another week of quarantine Disney is bringing back The Disney Family Singalong, this time Volume II.

May the 4th be with you as Disney brings Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker to Disney + on Star Wars Day! Even with the parks closed you might be lucky enough to spot Galaxy’s edge branded Coke products in their distinctive containers at a store near you. Or you can make your own blue milk and green milk with this weeks make at home recipes to capture the Disney spirit.

Regal and AMC declare war on Universal for their stated intent to now release movies both in theaters and on streaming, threatening an already precarious theater industry. The Oscars take Covid into consideration and will allow streaming movies to be eligible for awards for this year only.

As always we’ll wrap the show with our Insightful Picks of the Week!