Soooooo, I am currently exploring Universal Studios (on another assignment) and, for once, was not checking my phone minute-by-minute.
Thankfully, that whole “hullabaloo” may be explained in four tweets and an Instagram.
You notice that Will himself says, “[Y]es, I’m gonna be blue!”
And, yes, I am sitting here thinking that maybe we should all see the movie before we panic in any significant way; nevermind that we’re in the age of clickbait and contrarianism.
For instance, if I — an avowed Disney dude who writes (or purposely doesn’t yet write i.e. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms – I’m thinking) about everything produced by The Walt Disney Company — log on after Mary Poppins Returns tonight and tell you that the film is a significant departure from the original classic in taste and tone – maybe that’s the time to panic; at least until you see the movie yourself or decided if those departures were artistically warranted.
Novel concept, I know. Especially coming from a Disney blogger in the age of Twitter.
Seriously though: I remain as unconvinced as anyone on the whole Aladdin reboot thing. But — blue or not — I am willing to suspend my judgment until I actually see the big-budget film. Then I’ll give a
And heck, even then, I’ve been wrong before. Truth be told, I was excited to see Nutcracker…
In the meantime, have a look at EW’s behind the scenes vid:
But what do you think? Let us know in the comments below…