Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Episode 145: Elizabeth's Cruise



On this episode of the podcast, we discuss Ryan Gosling as the Beast in the upcoming live action Beauty and the Beast, a test of a wait time system for Walt Disney World bus system, and Shanghai Disneyland opening day pushed back.

For this week's topic, Elizabeth shares about her recent trip on the Disney Magic. You will want to start planning your next cruise!

Photos from Elizabeth's Cruise







Saturday, January 31, 2015

Episode 144: Value Resorts 101



For this week's news we discuss Emma Watson being cast in the Live Action Beauty and the Beast, walls up around Sleepy Beauty Castle, changes to the monorail system in February and March, Starbucks Locations in The Studios and Animal Kingdom, and rumors of a ticket price hike.

For the topic this week, we take an in-depth look at the value resorts: Art of Animation, Pop Century, All-Star Movies, All-Star Sports, and All-Star Music.

Notes:
Monorail Route Changes in February and March
More info on the Value Resorts
Generation Mouse Facebook Group

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Episode 143: Films of 2015


For the news this week we discuss the Royal Caribbean passenger rescued by the Disney Magic, Remember a Dream Come True Fireworks Show left Disneyland, The Sorcerer's Hat is behind walls, and Wandering Oaken's Trading Post Closed at the Studios.

For this week's topic we discuss the films coming in 2015. They are:

Strange Magic (January 23, 2015)


McFarland USA (February 20, 2015)


Cinderella (March 13, 2015)


Monkey Kingdom (April 17, 2015)


Avengers Age of Ultron (May 1, 2015)


Tomorrowland (May 22, 2015)


Inside Out (June 19, 2015)


Ant Man (July 17, 2015)


The Jungle Book (October 9, 2015)
No Trailer Yet: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3040964/

Untitled Steven Spielberg Cold War Spy Thriller (October 16, 2015)
No Trailer Yet: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3682448/?ref_=nm_flmg_prd_12

The Good Dinosaur (November 25, 2015)
No Trailer Yet: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1979388/

Star Wars the Force Awakens (December 18, 2015)


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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Episode 142: Looking Forward to 2015


For this week's news we discuss a new location for Dole Whips in the Magic Kingdom, a new non-tiered Room Only Discount for the spring, two Innoventions exhibits closing in early 2015, another new restaurant announced for Disney Springs, a new Value Added Tax will be applied to cruisers in the Bahamas (including Castaway Cay), and Apple Pay is now accepted at Walt Disney World.

For our topic, we look ahead to 2015 at things that have been announced as well as announcements we are expecting to hear in 2015. Topics we discuss including changes to the Studios, Disney Springs, Undersea Journey of the Little Mermaid, and Entertainment at Epcot.

Also, to be sure you see all of our posts on Facebook, please join our new Facebook Group! You can find it at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/generationmouse/!

And keep your ears to the ground for an announcement for a live show for our 4th anniversary coming up this February!

Notes:
Photo from the Astro Orbiter refurb this summer:

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Episode 141: Live Action Fairytales


On this episode's news we look at Robert Downey Jr. in the next Captain America film, the menu for Trattoria al Forno, Glow with the Show rebranded as Made with Magic, and details for the upcoming animated film Moana.

For the main topic we discuss how Disney and a lot of other film studios are recreating classic animated films and making them into live action. The films we discuss include Cinderella, Jungle Book, Dumbo, Peter Pan, Little Mermaid, and Beauty and the Beast. What do you think about this? Are you excited to see live-action Dumbo?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Episode 140: Previewing Big Hero 6



In this week's news we take a look at The Lumberjack Show at Epcot, FastPass+ Test at Toy Story Mania, Luigi's Flying Tires to close at DCA, a $200 billion refurb is planned for Disneyland Paris, and George Clooney left his honeymoon to appear at comicon to promote Tomorrowland.

This week we are looking at the upcoming Disney film, Big Hero 6. This is the first Marvel film that is being produced under Disney's Animation division and is set to premiere November 7.

Links:
Lumberjack Show Video
IMDB: Big Hero 6
Big Hero 6 Promo

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Episode 139: Planning a DCL Vacation

In this week's news we look at the rumored re branding of the Studios, a Mighty Ducks reunion, and the Haunted Mansion making the list of the country's top haunts among other topics.

Today we sit down with Elizabeth and discuss her upcoming Disney Cruise. We discuss how to choose the right cruise for you. We discuss choosing your stateroom and doing research on the ports you will visit. And of course, it always helps to have a travel agent!

Links
Cruise Critic
Fish Extenders