Category Archives: Reviews

Book Review: Disney’s Face-Painting and Costume Kit

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 1997 Pages: 66 Type: Spiral-bound Paperback w/kit ISBN: 0-7867-4180-X “To the making of many books, there is no end.” – Ecclesiastes 12:12 That Biblical truism certainly applies to the amount of books that have been published … Continue reading

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Snow White Themed HI-HO DINER in Windsor, ON

Remember back in the day when Walt Disney was just starting out? Remember when it was fairly easy to get the rights to use Disney Characters? Well, have I got a case-in-point for you! The Hi-Ho Diner (sign pictured above) … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Thought of You Today and Smiled

“A Little Book of Love” Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Pages: 52 Year: 2000 ISBN: 0-7407-1039-7 Price: $5.99 US / $8.99 CAN Type & Size: Hardcover 3 1/4″ x 3 3/4″ Front and Back Covers My wife likely got this little … Continue reading

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Disleelandia – The YouTube Channel

What’s more fun than reading about Disney, roadside attractions, museums, toys, and memorabilia? Okay, that’s not quite the right question! What’s AS fun as reading about all of that? Why, watching videos about them of course! We here at Disleelandia … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Along Interstate 75

“The ‘must-have’ Guide for your drive to and from Florida!” This is how Along I-75 is billed on the cover and I can say from personal experience that it’s that and so much more. Type: Soft cover Pages: 206 Publisher: … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Everything I Need to Know… Disney Little Golden Book

Partial quote from the back cover – “Is your life more ‘ho-hum’ than ‘heigh-ho’? Have you forgotten how to see the magic in the world around you? To get back that childlike sparkle, look no further than…” Publisher: Random House … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull

I was minding my own business (pun intended) while browsing the shelves of my local Chapters book store when I saw a huge poster on the wall. I recognized right away that it featured an image from Pixar Studios! Immediately … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Commemorative Edition LIFE Magazine – Gene Wilder

From time to time I pick up a copy of the Commemorative Editions of LIFE magazine. I find them well written. I also appreciate the comprehensive overview of the subject in question, this time, Gene Wilder: This is basically a … Continue reading

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Why Disney’s LET IT GO Is a Bad Song

A Disney song has always been there to move the story along. It can define a character or delve into their motivation, or further the plot. Of course, it’s also designed to stick in your head so that you will … Continue reading

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Jungle Book ’67 VERSUS Jungle Book ’16

It’s a battle 49 years in the making but the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ has finally arrived! Today we are pitting the 1967 original animated film against its 2016 live-action remake. So we have classic animation vs. CGI and tried-and-true … Continue reading

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