The gaps that spell future – Part 1: Disneyland Park

“Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” Ever since cutting ribbon in 1955, Disney has always kept a clairvoyant eye on the future with their parks. What started off as a small day event in the California countryside has grown into a…

5 things that made 12th April 2017 so special

It may seem hard to believe, but it is already a month since Disneyland Paris dazzled fans and guests on the 25th anniversary of its opening day. It no doubt be a day that will go down in history for the resort. A day that those in attendance will talk about in years to come,…

When Grim Green Fences come out to socialise

As part of Disneyland Paris’ 25th Anniversary, a lot of attention was put into the refurbishment of existing and much loved attractions of the resort’s history rather than adding upon the parks’ footprints. Dubbed the “Experience Enhancement Program” this multi-year project envisioned to see alterations made to 12 attractions of DLP. While some were (much…

How The Jungle Book (2016) could have been better

2016’s live action adaptation of The Jungle Book has been widely regarded as Disney’s biggest success yet in their new fixation of rebirthing their classic tales. A financial juggernaut just missing out on a $1 billion gross, Jon Favreau’s version of Mowgli’s story was almost universally loved by critics and fans from around the globe.…

The credits roll for CinéMagique

Walt Disney Studios Park’s opening was a difficult one. After a development stage of delays and budget cuts, an eventual skeleton park was agreed upon that leaned heavily on future expansion and the minimalist “theme” of a working studio. The roster front wasn’t much better reading, consisting of just 9 attractions. The park may have doubled…

Some Dreams! you always remember

From its debut in 2012, Disney Dreams! has been herald as a triumph of Disneyland Paris entertainment. The flagship representation of the resort’s 20th anniversary, the brand new show to close the park captured the hearts of guests, fans and critics alike. It’s rare to see such a show – especially in DLP – get…