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[8 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Louisiana Residents Get Free Night at Disney World Swan and Dolphin

Louisiana residents can get a free night at the Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort! Celebrate the Saints’ victory by doing what they’re going: Going to Disney World!

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[5 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Disney Hotel Workers to Start Hunger Strike

Disneyland hotel workers have threatened to begin a hunger strike to call attention to the ongoing, two-year contract battle they’ve been having with their employers.

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[4 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Tokyo Disneyland Adds Fantasmic

Fantasmic is a hit in Disneyland and Disney World, and now, the show’s beginning a new version in Tokyo DisneySea. Set to open in 2011, Fantasmic in Tokyo will include Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice.

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[4 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Backstage Peek Into Disney World Ride

Few people get to go backstage on a Disney World ride to see all the hidden components and details. Popular Mechanics shares a rare look behind the scenes at Disney’s Expedition Everest.

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[3 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]
Pete Docter Comments on ‘Up’ Oscar Nominations

Pete Docter discusses his hopes that “Up”‘s Oscar Nominations show a shift in the way the Academy is looking at animated film.

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[3 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Weinsteins “may buy back Miramax”

The Weinstein brothers may be poised to buy back Miramax and its library from Disney in the next few months, reports the Guardian. The brothers have been approached by potential partners and seem to be in the running with up to 10 other bidders to purchase Miramax.

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[1 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
“Up” Wins Two of Three Grammy Nominations

Pixar’s “Up” was nominated for three Grammy awards and won two of them on Sunday night.
The film won Best Score Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media and Best Instrumental Composition, the latter was for the track “Married Life.” These awards recognize Michael Giacchino who was the composer for the films score.
“Up” was also nominated for Best Instrumental Arrangement, which was won by Bill Cunliffe for “West Side Story Medley.”
These wins give “Up” strong standing heading into the Oscar awards where it hopes to win …