Film · General Disney Discussion

I love the film Tomorrowland…for a very special reason

What makes a film great?  Is it the money it makes at the box office, the number of critics that heap praises on it, or how much the average movie goer loves it?  I don’t know.  I used to have hard and fast opinions on this topic. As I have gotten older, I have realized… Continue reading I love the film Tomorrowland…for a very special reason

Model Train

Building an HO scale Disney model railroad city featuring the UP house

Almost nothing was more loved by Walt Disney than trains.   From his childhood days in Marceline, Missouri listening to the railroad in the distance to as an adult building a miniature locomotive in his backyard that you could ride known as the Carolwood Pacific Railroad.   Some have jokingly said that one reason Walt build Disneyland… Continue reading Building an HO scale Disney model railroad city featuring the UP house

Replica Props

DIY Building a Mary Poppins Parrot Umbrella Replica Prop

I have always loved movie props.  As a kid, I would marvel at displays of props at amusement parks, museums, and restaurants-especially if they were props from movies I loved.  I realize now that those are often not the real props, but as a child it made those fantastic worlds and amazing characters so much… Continue reading DIY Building a Mary Poppins Parrot Umbrella Replica Prop