Tag Archives: Genie

Confirmed: Disney Looks out for the ‘Little’ Guys, Brings Back Beloved Characters in Animated Short

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In honor of Walt Disney’s centenary, Walt Disney Animation Studios is revisiting its roots. There are few fandoms as fierce as Disney’s, and that’s a force developed over time. Multigenerational fans have grown up watching Disney films. Laughing, crying, and marveling at emotive characters on screens big and small, Disney fans have been craving a comeback for some of their ...

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Josh Gad Faces Backlash After Defending Disney’s Posthumous Use of Robin Williams’ Voice

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Earlier today, Disney Legend and Frozen star Josh Gad revealed that the late Robin Williams was brought back to life, so to speak, to reprise his Genie role in the new Disney short called Once Upon a Studio.  Robin Williams and His Controversial Return At first, responses to this news — particularly since the short was using “previously unheard audio” that Robin Williams ...

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Disney Releases “Previously Unheard” Genie Dialogue From Robin Williams

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The iconic comedian and A-list actor named Robin Williams passed away several years ago, but the actor (who was known among Disney fans for his performance as the Genie in two Aladdin films from Walt Disney Feature Animation) recently returned — in a manner of speaking — for a very heartwarming ode to Disney Animation and Walt Disney Pictures!  In a ...

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Fan Shares How Cast Member Saved Their Life During Disney World Vacation

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The Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort are the ultimate Disney vacation spots. Be it the enthralling experience of Magic Kingdom Park or exploring the wonderful world of Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort, or taking a wondrous stroll through Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland Resort, there are always many thrills and ...

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Disgruntled Family Experiences ‘Worst Holiday’ During Spring Break

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Many frequent Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort visitors — or even non-Disney theme park visitors — will have a certain amount of common sense when it comes to planning their Disney vacations during peak vacation times like spring break or Easter break. Unfortunately, one unsuspecting family headed to Disney World without said common sense — and they just ...

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Disney Genie App is “Awful” per Expert Developer

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A Disney World Guest and expert developer was appalled at how “terrible” the backend of the Disney Genie app was. The Disney Genie utility, including Genie+ and Lightning Lane, has come under a lot of fire since their introduction by the Walt Disney Company. The paid elements replaced Disney’s FastPass reservation system and have left many Disney Guests dissatisfied. In ...

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Disney Increases Prices on Two Fronts for Guests

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The Walt Disney Company and the Disney Parks are wasting no time when it comes to implementing the plans that were revealed yesterday involving increasing the Genie+ prices — but apparently, they have also increased Individual Lightning Lane prices, too! We learned yesterday, October 11, that the price of Genie+ was increasing and that what journalist Ashley Carter calls “variable ...

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Disney Adds PhotoPass Incentive to Genie+

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The new Disney service called Genie+ has been a polarizing topic for many Disney Fanatics and Disney Guests. This optional add-on to the Disney Genie service comes at an additional cost, and many Disney Guests are hellbent on avoiding it (or even allegedly turning to misuse of the Disability Access Services system in order to avoid having to pay for ...

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Guests Complain About Alleged ‘Fraud’ in Disney’s DAS Program

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Disney Guests have become more and more divided in recent months as inappropriate Guest behavior, unpopular Disney Park policies, and rising Disney prices alienate some Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort visitors. One issue that has recently reared its head involves the DAS system in the Disney Parks; according to some Disney fans, many Disney Guests are supposedly using ...

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Update Suggests Disney Compensating for Genie+ Performance

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Disney fans have submitted many complaints about the Disney experience after the inception of the new Disney Genie Service and its Genie+ Lightning Lane feature, and it looks like Walt Disney World Resort has picked up on the problems with the new Disney Genie service! There is now a new line written in the descriptions on the Walt Disney World ...

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