Posted on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 by Jacob Hall
After years of construction and billions of dollars ($3.7 billion, to be exact), Shanghai Disneyland opened earlier this year, and it’s already looking like a huge success. Now, the Walt Disney Company can actually shift its focus to its myriad of other parks, many of which have been crying out for a little TLC for some time now.
While Disney parks all over the world are getting new attractions over the next few years, it looks like Hong Kong Disneyland will be getting the most love, with new lands centered around Marvel superheroes and Frozen, a live show based on Moana, and a brand new central castle.
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Even if you’re not the biggest fan of superhero movies, you can’t deny that Marvel Studios has executed their plan to build a cinematic universe containing their comic book characters rather skillfully. Every single movie they release is a hit, even if some of them aren’t critically received very well.
But no matter how good each Marvel Studios movie is, they each have their problems, and many of them share some common issues such as weak villains and non-important female characters existing only assist the major male superheroes. But a new video essay calls attention to what the creator sees as another problem shared by most Marvel movies: they look ugly.
Find out why they think Marvel movies look ugly after the jump. Read More »
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Some of the most hardcore cinephiles dream of one day being on a film set. Having been fortunate enough to have this experience a decent amount of times, I can tell you that it’s a mixed bag of satisfaction. While it’s undoubtedly surreal and often cool to be on a movie set, a lot of people don’t realize that most of the time spent on a movie set is just standing around waiting for things to happen.
However, for those of you who are still dead set on checking out a movie set, it’s not impossible. In fact, there are some very recognizable on-location movie sets that were abandoned after production was completed, and you can still check them out to this day. Find out about these abandoned movie set locations after the jump. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 by Jacob Hall
While the theme park rights to the Marvel superheroes continue to prove complicated in the United States, the first Marvel-themed Disney attraction is finally set to open its doors at Hong Kong Disneyland early next year.
That ride is Iron Man Experience, an attraction that will invite guests to take flight with the iconic Avenger through a storyline where surely nothing will go wrong. A new promotional video has arrived to further tease the project and in addition to the talking heads of people who actually worked on the ride, they broke out Stan Lee for the occasion.
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