The Blog Flume Filter for September 19, 2013
Written by Jeff Elliott
Disneyland – The Nightmare Before Christmas seasonal overlay of the Haunted Mansion is now open.Tweet
But that is not the only thing to get a seasonal overlay. Oh, no. We have other surprises for you.
Disney’s Magic Kingdom – The Princess Fairytale Hall is now open. I thought the original fairy tales, like the ones from the Brothers Grimm were supposed to be pretty dark and gritty. I think this attraction needs some dark and gritty. How about some zombies? How about zombies with laser eyes and automatic weaponry? And by the way, since there was a comment made last week, I am happy to report that this attraction is absolutely free.
And if you ever wondered how anything gets done around Disney with people following them around with cameras, here’s your answer:
And now that the little girls have been distracted, it is time to move on to the little boy’s distraction:
Disney’s California Adventure – We kind of figured this was coming. The characters from Planes have been added to the Soarin’ preshow.
Limited Time Magic – I think I actually figured out the brilliance of Limited Time Magic. For a while I was hacked off about them putting together an entire year of events that only benefitted people who lived within a couple of blocks from the parks. But now I realize that I was thinking about the situation all wrong. What they are actually doing is throwing everything and the kitchen sink at their adoring fans to see what sticks and what doesn’t. What this has allowed Disney to do is to expire everything very quickly, the great and the embarrassing, and then make notes about what is working and what isn’t. It has been an entire year of experimenting with what they think the crowds might like. Based on the reaction to the Disney Villains party, I think we might see the entire Halloween season taken as a Villains Party. And if that goes over as well as this last Friday the 13th, we can then expect to have the Villain’s Land we have been dying for years to get.
Kentucky Kingdom – Progress is still being made, although it looked like a lot of destruction was underway…
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