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Remain seated, please. Permanecen sentados, por favor.

 

One week from today, I will be packing up my car and heading east. 16 hours later I will be in my new home: Walt Disney World. Ok, I will not exactly live at Disney but I will be directly behind the Magic Kingdom and seeing fireworks from your front porch is pretty close.

26711240134_e019ebb47a_oMy Disney story is long (and for another post )but here are the most important facts. I finished my second College Program in Entertainment in 2015  (if you dont know about the college program click here for more info) and I have been on a quest to return. Disney is my happy place. So I am going back. I’ve officially been offered my dream job in VIP Tours.

Unless you are a big Disney buff, you probably havent heard of VIP Tours before but I am positive you have seen a tour guide or two walking around the park. Tour guides rock the traditional iconic plaid with their sensible black shoes. They are so well known by their vests that many frequent visitors have taken to calling them “plaids.” Guest Relations have matching outfits so they can become interchangabe but the tours will be my new home.

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VIP Tours is a special experience for guests. They currently offer two options. The first option is the traditional tour experience. This is for up to 10 people and for at least 7 horus. You hire a guide that can take you around the resort including all 4 parks. They are you walking map who are there to help make your dreams come true. You can be in charge as much as you want or leave all the planning to your guide. The second option are new tours called the Ultimate Tours. There are many varieties of these for guest who want to go on different adventures around the resort. Some options are for adventure seekers or for families with small children. There are also seasonal options added for holidays and new tours coming that cater to specific fan groups, like Star Wars.

The best thing about both these tours are that you get to spend your day with a living and breath Disney knowledge bank. Your tour guide gives you more than just access to attractions; they tell you the story of the resort as you experience it. Just as Walt intended.

I cannot wait to join this team and get to create magic again. I have wanted to be a tour guide since I was in Elementary School and saw a “plaid” in Toontown at Disneyland. The dream took a while but, like with all good things, it was worth the wait. Be on the look out for more “Disney Day” posts about my new adventure back at Walt Disney World!

 

Movie Reviews

So, We Are Saving The Universe Again?

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Sophomore slump is a big problem in the superhero movie business. Especially with a loyal fan base like Marvel, the new movie is always compared to the previous iteration and, usually, it is a letdown. Finding a new way to bring loved characters to life can be more than a lot of directors can handle. But Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 found the answer: Baby Groot.

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The sassy little sprout brings a much-needed level of sparkle from the beginning with a personal dance number while an epic tentacle monster battle was happening behind him. This is a set up for the whole movie: epic battle scenes with smartly added humor over a killer soundtrack.

The Guardians are back saving the galaxy in their special dysfunctional way with a new view on some old favorite. Nebula, the blue, cyborg, violence-loving sister of Gamora, becomes a key player in much of the action. She gets to experience the other side of the universe by (reluctantly) joining in on Guardians adventures and even showing some compassion. Thanos’ father skills are in full view when observing the sister dynamic between Gamora and Nebula. It’s hard to get along when Dad turned one of you into a cyborg.

Yondu also comes back for the sequel. He has the whistle of an angel but you never know which side he is fighting for. The blue scavenger is a fan favorite and leads to the most quotable scene from the movie: “I’m Mary Poppins, Y’all.”

Overall, the Guardians return with the same quick action and witty banter you loved portrait_incrediblefrom the first movie. While there was a strong sense of backstory and character building in this part of the anthology, it definitely is not slow by any means. The galaxy is being built before our eyes with planets of beautiful gold humanoids who fight through video consoles and literal living planets; each new adventure holds more secrets of the Guardian universe. While the movie might have not reached the same level of excitement of the original, it more than made up for it in charm, humor, and an unexpected amount of emotional attachments. Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 left me with a feeling that all viewers can agree with: We Are Groot.

 

Check out Guardians Of The Galaxy Volume 2 in Theatres Now. 

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It won’t be quiet, it won’t be safe, and it won’t be calm.

“Do you wanna come with me? ‘Cause if you do, then I should warn you — you’re gonna see all sorts of things. Ghosts from the past. Aliens from the future. The day the Earth died in a ball of flame. It won’t be quiet, it won’t be safe, and it won’t be calm. But I’ll tell you what it will be: the trip of a lifetime!” – The Ninth Doctor 

Hello, I am Mollie and I am a Geek.

Sometimes the idea of being a geek and a girl seems like a back alley dealing trading opinions on the latest Marvel release date. Today I step into the light: I am a fangirl and I am not ashamed. This blog will be the place where feelings can be discussed about the UNCALLED-FOR death in the latest movie to the way too short season of that great TV show. I will share what I am reading and why you should look into it (or not). Hopefully, I will hear from you too. I want to know what you think about all the things posted here, all opinions welcome but keep it civil. We have to respect everyone even if they think Kylo Ren is misunderstood or that Batman is better than Iron Man.

Quick Introduction in three points:

  1. Disney is my first and forever fandom love. I love it so much I am moving to work there.
  2. I try to read 2 books a month. If I don’t have a book with me I am afraid that I will be stranded and have to talk to strangers.
  3. I am a southern girl so expect a lot of y’alls.

So grab your towel and let’s jump in.