Universal has set a new standard of what a motion simulator ride should be like (Transformers/Spider Man).
I except more of Disney and their Iron Man announcement was disappointing.
Have you ever written an article with the specifics of the legal agreements with Marvel as it applies to what Disney can and can't do? So many people get this info wrong and don't really know what is up.
It would be a huge public service if you ran a really detailed analysis of the Marvel deal with Disney and what all the implications are for every Disney park. Like, maybe you could break it down for each park and say what the deal allows for that park and what is prohibited specifically.
"Incredibles" in the old Food Pavilion in Epcot. Reuse the the Body Wars ride vehicles for an incredible new ride attraction based on the "Incredibles" characters!!!!
The Iron Man poster art reminds me of how easily they can use the red costumes from the Incredibles uniform and the spider robot from the movie. Which leads to the question, where's the Incredibles sequel?
>>"ordinary" people have no hope<<
I beg to differ in the sense that Star Wars Episode 4 is "A New Hope".
Whether or not it is about saving mankind with a superhero, Tomorrowland is about technology saving mankind from druggery. What's the difference? Iron Man uses technology to save society. Star Wars uses midi-chlorians.
* taking a cruise to another planet...since we will not be able to do this in our lifetimes.
* time travel...have a ride where you jump back to several different time periods in the distant past and see the life forms there (could be a neat way to repurpose the current Nemo ride, and have prehistoric fish in there)...because time travel will not exist in our lifetimes
* shrinking...have a ride where you are shrunk and injected into a body, like the "Innerspace" movie....because shrinking will not happen in our lifetimes
* Have all of Tomorrowland be a big space port where ships are arriving and departing to different galactic destinations...and then theme all of the other rides to be like excursions/things to do while you are waiting for your flight to other planets. All the rides could have their facades themed like they are in the concourse of the space port, and that they are like the shops in our airports with interesting things to do, eat, or places to shop while you are waiting for your next space cruise
I personally don't like Buzz LightYear but even he would fit in this "space port" theme if his ride is presented as a toy for children in the future and this is a diversion based on that.
I really hope it was someone throwing MiceChat a red herring so they could get together around the water cooler and laugh at anyone who took it seriously.
If Disney goes through with it, they had better not call it "Tomorrowland" anymore, because it will have nothing to do with any of the hope for the future which the land was intended to convey.
Really? Don't you think you're reaching?No one seems to have a problem with the Star Tours ride.
By necessity, the vision for Tomorrowland has had to change. There is nothing wrong with combining science fantasy and science fact.
As long as the good guys always win (that is optimist) what is the problem?
Hopefully the Speeder Bikes don't become the next Rocket Rods, Indiana Jones, or Expedition Everest where the track is engineered wrong like RR or constant break-downs occur like Indy, or maintenance is near impossible like in EE.
Exciting news, and I hope they become real!
The bigger hurdle to overcome is Tomorrowland at WDW. That one has been taken over by Pixar in three spots and has no connection between the attractions. Disneyland's TL is a few changes away from being amazing again.
If anything, boost DCA attendance and lose some of the more generic bits there for retheming. Classic Disneyland will always have a devoted following. Don't reskin Tomorrowland.
Then again, I'm still trying to figure out why I board a hang glider from an airport terminal to go Soarin' over present-day California in Future World in EPCOT...