On Film Resolution and SOARIN’ OVER CALIFORNIA’s Digital Update

Link to header image HERE if you want to take a closer look. Let’s talk a little bit about film resolution. Recently, Disneyland closed down their popular Soarin’ Over California attraction to swap out its film projectors for new digital replacements. This was an inevitable change, as all around the world the number of places you … Continue reading On Film Resolution and SOARIN’ OVER CALIFORNIA’s Digital Update

“Movie” Review – 101 DALMATIANS II: PATCH’S LONDON ADVENTURE

About a month ago, I made a bet with my friend, Mark Diba. Mark, as you may know, is the world’s foremost expert on the works of DisneyToon Studios, the Disney animation division whose catalog includes the notoriously awful direct-to-video sequels of classic (and sometimes not so classic) Disney animated films. At the time I … Continue reading “Movie” Review – 101 DALMATIANS II: PATCH’S LONDON ADVENTURE

Attraction Review – VOYAGE TO THE IRON REEF

When Knott’s Berry Farm first announced the details for their new interactive dark ride, I despaired. A ride-through shooting gallery themed around steampunk sea creatures eating the remains of former Knott’s attractions sounded so distinctly unappealing to me. Comparisons made to Disney’s Toy Story Midway Mania – a stunningly lazy attraction that is nothing more than … Continue reading Attraction Review – VOYAGE TO THE IRON REEF

Podcast: Discussing STAR WARS Celebration (and More) with Castle to Castle

After loudly complaining about the absurdity of having a fake holiday predicated on a bad pun, it looks like I too am posting Star Wars content on “Star Wars Day.” It’s unavoidable, it seems. Silly holiday or not, I had a lot of fun recording this podcast. A few weeks ago I attended Star Wars Celebration … Continue reading Podcast: Discussing STAR WARS Celebration (and More) with Castle to Castle