• Art of Animation Resort
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    Review: The Big Blue Pool

    Review by Mark Hickson: At the center of the Art of Animation Resort, between the Finding Nemo buildings you will find the Big Blue Pool, Schoolyard Sprayground, and the Righteous Reef Playground. These three attractions will keep you and your kids busy having fun, for hours. The buildings set the underwater theme from Disney’s movie, Finding […]

  • Disney World Resort Hotels
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    Scuttlebutt – Six Mouse Shorts

    ‘Frozen’ Becomes No. 1 Animated Film of All Time. Disney’s Oscar-winning Frozen has become the top-grossing animated film of all time, surpassing the $1.063 billion earned by Toy Story 3.Frozen now occupies the No. 10 spot on the list of the biggest global blockbusters and is the first billion-dollar title from Disney Animation Studios, as well as the seventh from […]

  • Art of Animation Resort
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    The Cars at the Art of Animation Resort

    One of the very cool things about staying at the Art of Animation Resort is all the fun props, rockwork, landscaping, and painted buildings on the property. Buildings 1, 2, and 3 are where the “Cars” family suites can be found. Here are photos of ALL eleven cars in the courtyard and around the pool. […]

  • Art of Animation Resort
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    The Big Blue Pool at the Art of Animation Resort

    At the center of the Art of Animation Resort, between the Finding Nemo buildings you will find the Big Blue Pool, Schoolyard Sprayground, and the Righteous Reef Playground. These three attractions will keep you and your kids busy having fun, for hours. The buildings set the underwater theme from Disney’s movie, Finding Nemo, with fanciful […]

  • Disney World Resort Hotels
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    Scuttlebutt – Jay, George and Emely

    Tokyo DisneySea’s attraction Mermaid Lagoon Theater, will be revamped, and a new musical production themed to Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be presented. Mermaid Lagoon Theater will be renovated with upgraded stage and lighting technology, as well as new display screens to be installed at the rear of the audience seating area. As King Triton […]

  • Lighting Fixture: Art of Animation Resort

    I found this very cool lighting fixture on the ceiling of Landscape of Flavors, the restaurant at the Art of Animation Resort. It is in the center of the Finding Nemo seating section. Click on it to bring it to life! Tweet

  • View of Hourglass Lake at Disney World

    This is a panorama of Hourglass Lake taken from the Generation Gap Bridge that connects two Disney resorts, Pop Century and Art of Animation. On the left is the Art of Animation’s Lion King and Little Mermaid buildings, and on the right the 50’s and 60’s buildings at Pop Century. Click on the photo to enjoy the […]

  • D23
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    Reflections on the last 24 hours – Part 2

    It is Epcot’s 30th Anniversary and it is oppressively Hot Went to the D23 event and enjoyed it thoroughly. I will report about it in greater detail in the up-coming days Met my old boss Marty Sklar backstage and chatted a little before he went onstage to speak to several thousand attendees. Looks like I […]