Friday, July 17, 2015

Happy 13th Anniversary to us and Happy 60th Disneyland!

Today we at "TDDF" (The Disney Digital Files) celebrate our 13th Anniversary of starting the site and would also love to wish a "Happy 60th Anniversary" to the Happiest Place On Earth, Disneyland! Below is a video clip of the ABC broadcast of Disneyland's original Opening Day on July 17, 1955.  Thanks for sticking with us and, keep watching! 
 
 
 
 
 

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Magic of Disney Animation and DisneyQuest to close at WDW! (Closing of Walt Disney: One Mans Dream, is rumor...for now!)

As you've been hearing online on MANY many Disney fan sites and social media, a few attractions at Walt Disney World in Florida are closing. One of them is the Magic of Disney Animation closing next month (July). Back in the day you could see actual Disney animators at work and have since been gone for many years since the Walt Disney Animation Studios went all CGI.

However some good news is the Disneyland version at California Adventure is still open (if your given the chance to go to California!). The last day for the Magic of Disney Animation will be July 12, Disney confirmed Monday with the Animation Gallery to remain open until late August.

 
 
Also confirmed at WDW, in Downtown Disney's transformation to become Disney Springs DisneyQuest, Disney's virtual indoor park since 1998, is closing next year (2016).  Making way for the NBA Experience, that will include both a interactive experience and restaurant.
 
 
 
As for rumors swirling about the closing of Walt Disney: One Mans Dream, as for now those are just pure rumors. I wouldn't believe anything unless confirmed by Disney itself. As for now the attraction continues to entertain guests.
 

Monday, June 22, 2015

Disney/Pixar's INSIDE OUT is a box office hit!

Disney Pixar's Inside Out exceeded expectations in the box office ratings during its opening this weekend.
The film opened this past weekend and took in $91 million at the box office, making the family film the biggest opening weekend for a non-sequel in box office history.

Not only is this Pixar’s 2nd largest opening weekend behind Toy Story 3 with $110.3 million, but it’s the highest opening weekend ever.

Director Peter Docter, who was behind the movie UP, said to USA Today:

“There's our world which we're conscientious of and looking at. So we're driving, eating dinner, whatever. And inside our head there's this whole rich internal dialogue and world no one else knows about. This film gets you inside each character's heads.”

Inside Out has been released in almost 30 markets so far and Internationally, Inside Out made $41 million, making for a $132 million in its first few days.

Inside Out is being well received by audiences everywhere!


Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Hocus Pocus coming to WDW this Halloween, Disney/Pixar's The Good Dinosaur trailer, and Tangeld tv series coming to Disney channel!

Walt Disney Parks announced that Winifred, Mary and Sarah Sanderson will return to the world of the living in the "Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular." The live stage show will run during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party held on select nights at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom Park in Orlando, Florida from Sept. 15 to Nov. 1, 2015.

 
 
From Pixar Animation Studios, "The Good Dinosaur" asks the question: what life would be like if dinosaurs never became extinct. The film hits theaters on Nov. 25, 2015.


 
 
- And finally from Yahoo.com, Move over Elsa and Anna — Rapunzel is taking back the spotlight. Before Frozen became the go-to Disney princess movie, there was Tangled, the 2010 charmer that re-told the classic fairy tale about a kidnapped maiden and her long, long, long hair. In 2017, the Mouse House will continue Rapunzel’s adventures in an all-new animated series set in between the events of the first movie and the 2012 mini-sequel, Tangled Ever After.
 
Mandy Moore will reprise her role as Rapunzel, while Zachary Levi returns as her love interest Eugene, who understandably prefers to go by the much cooler name, Flynn Rider. Newly freed from her prison in a stairless tower, don’t expect Rapunzel to be the shy, retiring princess type. Instead, the series will follow her on various adventures, for which she’ll be joined by her beau, as well as a host of supporting characters from the film, including chameleon sidekick Pascal, stalwart steed Maximus, and the singing thugs from the Snuggly Duckling Pub. And should one of those adventures take her to the frozen tundra of Arendelle, we expect a sing-off to end all sing-offs.
 
Tangled will premiere in 2017 on the Disney Channel.
 
 

Friday, May 22, 2015

Disneyland's Diamond 60th Anniversary kicks off today, videos and more!

Today Disneyland's 60th Diamond Anniversary kicks off today, May 22, at the Disneyland Resort in California. For those who won't be able to attend, like us, can view a LIVE streaming HERE.

 
 
During this celebration there is a lot of cool NEW 60th themed merchandise at the park.
 
 
With LOTS and lots of pictures and video popping up online, here are just a few of those video, including PAINT THE NIGHT parade for the 60th celebration! EnJoy!
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

ABC's 1st trailer for the NEW Muppet show!

It's time to get things started! The Muppets are coming to ABC and this is your first look....


 

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Disney purchases Carousel Inn across the street from Disneyland for $32 million!

From: Ocregister.com - ANAHEIM – The Walt Disney Co. has purchased a hotel that sits directly across Harbor Boulevard from its two theme parks for $32 million, according to public records.

Disney, through a limited-liability corporation, Carousel Holdings EAT, purchased the 131-room Carousel Inn & Suites on 1530 S. Harbor Blvd. from Good Hope International.

Messages to Good Hope representatives for comment were not returned on Wednesday. A Carousel Inn manager said he was unaware of the sale. A Disneyland spokeswoman confirmed the purchase.
Sandwiched between the Pizza Press restaurant and the Tropicana Inn & Suites, the five-story hotel features a rooftop pool and guest rooms ranging in size from 300 to 700 square feet. Guests typically pay $109 to $400 per night.

Disney finalized the purchase on March 23, according to public records.

“The Walt Disney Co. saw this as a strategic investment, as opportunities to purchase properties in close proximity to the resort are extremely rare,” said Suzi Brown, a Disneyland spokeswoman.
Brown said the current management will continue to operate the Carousel Inn. She added that Disney has no long-term plans for the property at this time.

“I think whatever they have in mind will be good for the resort district,” said Bill Snyder, president of the Anaheim/Orange County Hotel & Lodging Association.
Disney has three hotels in the resort district – Paradise Pier, Disney Grand Californian and the Disneyland Hotel – with more than 2,200 rooms in all. Because the current management will continue to operate the Carousel Inn, Disney does not consider the hotel part of its hotel portfolio. Disney officials are more like landlords.

Alan Reay, president of Atlas Hospitality Group, a hotel-consulting business, lauded the purchase. He cited how rare it is to find property for sale adjacent to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, and the boom in tourism and development currently happening in Anaheim.

Reay said properties adjacent to the theme parks are considered “legacy assets” that families have had for generations and are passed down: “They don’t sell.”

Friday, April 17, 2015

NEW STAR WARS: The Force Awakens and clip from Star Wars Celebration event!

With Star Wars Celebration going on now it just debuted a suspenseful NEW teaser for Disney's upcoming movie STAR WARS: The Force Awakens.


Also shown at the Star Wars Celebration event, we get to meet new droid BB-8! Watch below!