Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Ride Review: The Classic Disney Dark Ride Gets A High-Tech Upgrade

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Ride Review: The Classic Disney Dark Ride Gets A High-Tech Upgrade

Over more than a decade of writing about theme parks, I’ve made it a bit of a sport to ask ride designers, such as Disney’s vaunted Imagineers, what ride made them want to spend their life bringing these attractions to life. What specific alchemy of placemaking and storytelling and possibly thrills sunk its teeth into…

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Evaluation: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless

Evaluation: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless

Unless you’re 99, and maybe even then, your first big-screen experience is likely to have been a Disney movie. Disney -productions—whether we’re talking about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) or the empowerment juggernaut Frozen (2013)—have long been considered safe, wholesome choices for kids, pictures that parents can…

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