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DHS's Great Movie Ride should replace the AA of the Wicked Witch...

Walt Disney World: ...for an AA of Mila Kunis.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted March 13, 2013 at 9:19 AM
That ride needs upgrades anyways.


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From Dominick D
Posted March 13, 2013 at 9:32 AM
A Mila Kunis AA would be nice, but I hear she sucked in that movie. I'd leave it the way it is.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted March 14, 2013 at 7:51 AM
Actually, I think she did a decent job.

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted March 13, 2013 at 12:05 PM
They are two different movies. Possibly characters.

From Tony Duda
Posted March 13, 2013 at 3:34 PM
I'll vote yes if the leather bustier is included.

As for the movie, James Franco was terrible, Mila Kunis was very good first half of movie but in the second half, she was not good.

I can't believe how bad Franco was and they still finished the movie with him.

From Dominick D
Posted March 13, 2013 at 4:10 PM
I bet the only reason Franco was cast was because he's worked with Raimi on the Spiderman films. By the way, how was Bruce Campbell's cameo?

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 13, 2013 at 5:26 PM
Franco was third choice behind Downey Jr. and Depp. I'm a huge Wizard Of Oz fan, but I'm still not sure if I'll see this. The fact Bruce has a cameo could sway me..I love the guy! I have a VHS copy of Evil Dead autographed by Campbell and Raimi.

From Dominick D
Posted March 13, 2013 at 6:04 PM
I just looked up a picture of Bruce's cameo, and I have to say that's some pretty good makeup.

From Tony Duda
Posted March 13, 2013 at 7:38 PM
I think Bruce Campbell was on screen for 60 seconds in one scene. At least, that was all I noticed him. He was funny but it was more a cameo than anything.

From Phil B.
Posted March 13, 2013 at 9:07 PM
I'm all for a Mila Kunis AA, regardless of the attraction. There must be a way we could work her into more rides.

From Joseph Catlett
Posted March 14, 2013 at 7:49 AM
How about adding in AA's of Mila Kunis and Natalie Portman from their big scene in BLACK SWAN....now THAT would prove interesting.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted March 14, 2013 at 8:16 AM
Tony, I liked her witch-like laugh.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 14, 2013 at 9:12 AM
I give +1's occasionally.

Catlett gets a +2.

From Tony Duda
Posted March 14, 2013 at 10:26 AM
Daniel, yeah but the tight neck/head wrap with her round face popping out of it was not a good look. Needed a more angular looking face to be scary. Her laugh was good but her sweet voice just didn't convey real menace. She did look hot riding that broom.

Mike, I still think the Charlize Theron and Teri Hatcher fight in 2 Days In The Valley the best ever.

From Dominick D
Posted March 14, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Disney, please take Joseph's idea and make it real.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 14, 2013 at 11:26 AM
Tony. I never saw the flick, but...and I'm sure many will disagree...Charlize doesn't do much for me. Hatcher, on the other hand...

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted March 14, 2013 at 11:39 AM
The china doll was awesome. Is it CGI?

From Dominick D
Posted March 14, 2013 at 12:01 PM
Just checked, China Doll is CGI. During filming they used a puppet so they actors could interact.

From Tony Duda
Posted March 14, 2013 at 1:24 PM
The China Doll girl and the girl in the wheelchair in the beginning were played by the same young actress. I didn't realize that until the credits.

From steve lee
Posted March 14, 2013 at 5:12 PM
While I absolutely agree that the Great Movie Ride needs updates (that Sigourney Weaver animatronic in the Alien section is one of the worst in Orlando), I'm hesitant to assign a prominent placement for a film that is all of one week old. The concept of the GMR was to celebrate films that have stood the test of time.

While some would argue - rightfully - that a few of the films represented aren't exactly "classics," I think Oz:The Great and Powerful is low on the list of "new classics." Sure it would be easy and cheap (relatively speaking) to use a film that was released by Disney, but easy and cheap doesn't always work out in the long run (see: Dinosaur and the micro-second when they were going to theme Mission:Space to the DePalma "Mission to Mars" flick).

From Dominick D
Posted March 14, 2013 at 5:51 PM
I'm all for removing the Sigourney Weaver AA seeing how she's bound to be in Avatarland.

From steve lee
Posted March 14, 2013 at 7:05 PM
Avatarland? Is that still a thing?

And here I was just talking about Disney not embracing a flash in the pan...

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted March 14, 2013 at 7:20 PM
I think that if they built a better AA of Sigourney Weaver I into Alien, as she is the main star and it sparked her career, they should also build a power loader somewhere in the area.

From steve lee
Posted March 14, 2013 at 7:43 PM
^^^SO^^^MUCH^^^THIS^^^

Then again, it's hard to get worked up over the Weaver animatronic when the xenomorph is looking pretty rough too.

I did a little research into this, and apparently the Weaver animatronic is built into the actual structure of the building , so if they want to replace it they'd have to yeah I'm just making stuff up now.

From Matt Babiak
Posted March 15, 2013 at 3:58 AM
We all agree that GMR needs an update. However, Disney themselves have released multiple films in this century more worthy of a spot that Oz.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted March 15, 2013 at 9:13 AM
We all agree that GMR needs an update, and that Mila Kunis is pretty.

From Dominick D
Posted March 15, 2013 at 4:09 PM
Speaking of Mila Kunis, she'll be in the Wachowski's next movie where she plays a Russian immigrant who scrubs toliets for a living. Not kidding. Also for the ladies Channing Tatum is in it.

From Tyler Harris
Posted March 17, 2013 at 1:05 PM
Not just the witch,but the whole ride should close. Think about it. Films we don't even know, outdated audioamatronics,etc.
Replace it with a Catergory B or C ride.

From Dominick D
Posted March 17, 2013 at 2:39 PM
I believe construction started on the new theater last week.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 17, 2013 at 2:42 PM
Tyler, by "films we don't even know," I assume you mean "classic films I've never made an effort to see."

F'rinstance, I just added a movie to my Netflix queue that was made in..I think..1947. My mom used to tell me about it when I started becoming interested in carnivals. It's called Nightmare Alley with Tyrone Power.

From Rob Pastor
Posted March 17, 2013 at 3:03 PM
I enjoy the Great Movie Ride. It's better with the classic films than recent popular films that will be forgotten in a few years. But it never hurts to do an upgrade or two to keep the attraction fresh. Keep the wicked witch though. It's one of Disney's best AA's.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted March 17, 2013 at 4:12 PM
My thread is so dumb that I don't understand how people keeps posting comments. It looks like any thread that has the name "Mila Kunis" can be popular.

From Tony Duda
Posted March 18, 2013 at 8:42 PM
Hey Mike, totally off subject (like that ever stopped anyone) I just read that Snooki and the Jersey Shore cast will be at Great Adventure next Saturday. Just telling you, or warning you, whichever.

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 19, 2013 at 2:39 AM
Thanks for the heads up, Tony, but I found out and made the decision Sunday not to go Opening Day, much as it hurts my heart. That Day has the makings of a perfect storm:

Ne-Yo concert
Jersey Shore cast appearance
MTV filming
Saturday
Good weather predicted
$31 ticket offer

And I just found out yesterday..discounted parking.

I'm going Sunday. There's a chance I may go to SF in MD Saturday.

From Dominick D
Posted March 19, 2013 at 6:55 AM
Wait, didn't Jersey Shore get cancelled?

From Andrew Dougherty
Posted March 19, 2013 at 11:58 AM
Pretty sure it did.

From steve lee
Posted March 19, 2013 at 2:44 PM
Sadly, they don't just eliminate the cast when it's over.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted March 20, 2013 at 12:58 PM
My thread has been hijacked by Snooki and Jersey Shore!

From Mike Gallagher
Posted March 19, 2013 at 4:51 PM
Yeah, it's finished. Unfortunately, the cast remains in the public eye. Since Seaside was wrecked by Sandy, they haven't missed an opportunity to be visible..although, in fairness, the show's producers did provide assistance to the community in the aftermath of the storm.

From Matt Babiak
Posted March 19, 2013 at 6:26 PM
If the actual Jersey Shore was gonna wash away in a hurricane, it could have taken the show cast with them...

From Tony Duda
Posted March 20, 2013 at 1:54 PM
Matt, the problem with that wish is that only one of the Jersey Shore cast is from New Jersey. You can thank New York and New England for providing the rest of them.

From Matt Babiak
Posted March 20, 2013 at 3:39 PM
I know. I'm from Jersey. And NY got hit just as hard as we did here down south!

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