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“So Pointless”: Fans Speak Out About New MagicBand+


Walt Disney World Resort has officially introduced its new gear, the MagicBand+. But with video surfacing of MagicBand+ being worn during Magic Kingdom and EPCOT’s nighttime spectaculars, fans are speaking out with not-so-great reviews. Credit: Disney Just like the regular MagicBand, the new MagicBand+ will allow Guests to purchase a band design to wear on their wrist. Guests can link ...

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Target Is Selling a 6-Foot Inflatable Ursula, and We Want One!


“Life’s full of tough choices, isn’t it?” Well, typically yes – but when it comes to this Ursula inflatable… no choices need to be made… we want one! Disney’s animated film, The Little Mermaid (1989), is one many Disney fans grew up with. And while we love all things, Ariel, there is just something about the villainous Sea Witch that ...

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Fans Boycott ‘Black Panther’ Sequel After ‘Biggest Attack In MCU History’

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Even though Chadwick Boseman (the Emmy-nominated actor who originated the role of T’Challa the Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe) passed away in 2020 after a four-year-long battle with colon cancer, fans are still debating whether or not the actor’s character T’Challa should be recast. Now, Marvel Studios has made the decision official — and Black Panther fans are not ...

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‘Journey of Water’ Details Are Revealed

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If you love Moana, Auli’i Cravalho, and tropical vibes, then you will be thrilled to hear that Moana’s very own Disney attraction is getting closer and closer to an opening day in the Disney Park EPCOT! Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley has just shared not only a preview of the kind of decor and graphics that will be used on the ...

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Elon Musk Accuses Disney of Animal Cruelty

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Disney has been facing backlash from many individuals or organizations (not to mention Florida’s governor, Governor Ron DeSantis) in recent months, and now billionaire CEO Elon Musk is joining in! Elon Musk has shared an article exploring the allegations against the Walt Disney Company that involve mistreating animals for a scene in a 1958 documentary called White Wilderness. One particular ...

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Just Days After Magic Kingdom Brawl, Universal Fight Breaks Out


It’s been an interesting couple of weeks of news coverage as theme park fights seem to be unfolding in various locations. Now, the latest video surfacing is of a fight at Walt Disney World Resort’s neighboring Central Florida theme park competitor, Universal Orlando Resort. While we think of Magic Kingdom Park as being in the perfect “Disney Bubble,” a massive ...

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Goodbye Disney’s BoardWalk Bakery: Details of Replacement Revealed


Change happens! While we love nostalgic touches at Walt Disney World Resort, we sometimes understand that “out with the old, in with the new” is inevitable. BoardWalk Bakery is gone… with Disney revealing the latest on its replacement. Credit: AEJ Images Disney seemed to press the reset button after COVID closures in 2020. While much of Disney is back up ...

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A Drastic Change Is Coming to ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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The San Diego Comic-Con is always rife with dramatic announcements about upcoming films or projects, particularly ones from Marvel Studios — and at this year’s Comic-Con, Guardians of the Galaxy writer and director James Gunn has made a big announcement about Rocket the raccoon from the Marvel Cinematic Universe! Baby Rocket Raccoon will appear in ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 3’. Find ...

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Several Disney Resorts Schedule Lengthy Maintenance Downtime


Making plans to visit Walt Disney World Resort in the near future? Take note that scheduled downtime will be taking place at several Disney Resort hotels. Refurbishment is necessary to keep the Disney Parks and Resorts in pristine condition. 2022, for example, was met with a lengthy refurbishment of Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, with more closure time likely ...

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Petition Surfaces to Replace Bob Chapek with Abigail Disney


Petitions. This seems like the new route for Disney fans when they disagree with the direction The Walt Disney Company is taking. One petition to replace Disney CEO Bob Chapek with Abigail Disney (the granddaughter of Roy O Disney) has surfaced. It’s nothing new to see Bob Chapek’s name in petitions. Several “fire Bob Chapek” petitions surface on social media ...

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