Author Archives: Mike Riccardini

What We Know So Far about Disney’s TRON Lightcycle Power Run

TRON Lightcycle/Run

When TRON — a movie about a computer hacker who ends up being sucked into a digital world — was released, it was a film that could be considered to be ahead of its time. Its global box office haul (just over $33 million) seems quaint by today’s standards, though it remained Disney’s highest-grossing non-animated film for five years. Nearly ...

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What We Know So Far About Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind

Cosmic Rewind

When Guardians of the Galaxy took cinemas by storm in the summer of 2014, audiences could’ve never imagined that there would someday be a Disney attraction centered on this lovable “bunch of a-holes”, and not just because Universal has thus far held a monopoly on Marvel-related theme park attractions. An underdog team comprised of a foul-mouthed raccoon, a redemption-seeking assassin, ...

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Top Must-Do’s at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

With summer fast approaching, our winter dreams of burying our toes in the sand as the sun kisses our skin will soon become a reality for many of us. At Disney’s Blizzard Beach, guests can witness that transition from winter wonderland to tropical summer paradise, as legend has it this “ski resort” was constructed after a freak snowstorm blanketed the ...

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Walt Disney World’s Most Underrated Attractions

The only problem with offering so many different rides and attractions is that some will inevitably get lost in the shuffle. If only all of life’s problems were so easy to rectify. The following list will hopefully shine a spotlight on some of WDW’s more underappreciated attractions. 1. Mickey’s PhilharMagic – Magic Kingdom This animated 3D adventure follows an exasperated ...

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Fun Facts About Walt Disney’s Minnie Mouse

Though her popularity waned a bit in the 1930s, Minnie Mouse has been around just as long as Mickey. In fact, they share the same birthday. While Walt Disney famously reminded us that “It was all started by a mouse”, we would argue that Mickey wouldn’t be who he is today if it weren’t for his better half. Here are ...

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Fun Facts About Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse

mickey mouse

Did you know that Mickey Mouse is estimated to stand just over two feet tall? Or that he’s the most frequent selection for write-in candidates on U.S. election ballots? Here are eight more fun facts you may not have known about the world’s most iconic mouse. 1. He Was Originally Going to Be Named Mortimer Alas, Walt’s wife Lillian is ...

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