As Dreamers Do: American Magic Redux

Got any plans for the world of themepark. Disney should be building another park soon but not in tkoyo because they built in nara
 
Heaven's Gate (1980 Film)
Heaven's Gate


Released December 25, 1980 by Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Directed by
Michael Cimino

At the last minute, MGM had placed the rights to Fame, Diner, Clash of the Titans and Pink Floyd's The Wall on the chopping block in order to help Cimino cover the post-production costs for Heaven's Gate. As if the failure of this film wasn't bad enough, a devastating fire at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas struck an even bigger PR blow to the Helmsley Leisure empire.

On literally the day after the first weekend's dismal box office numbers reached the Helmsleys, they reluctantly placed the MGM studio for sale. Shortly thereafter, editorial cartoons depicted MGM as the 'Sick Lion of Hollywood' with the Grim Reaper waiting for Leo to be scavenged by vultures named [Ted] Turner, [Michael] Eisner, [Roger] Corman, [Carl] Icahn, [Warren] Buffett and [T. Boone] Pickens.

Heaven's Gate was pretty much the end of Michael Cimino's career as a big shot director, at least for a while. Who knows? Maybe he'll take Daniel Abbott's old job at Filmation.​
 
Heaven's Gate


Released December 25, 1980 by Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Directed by
Michael Cimino

At the last minute, MGM had placed the rights to Fame, Diner, Clash of the Titans and Pink Floyd's The Wall on the chopping block in order to help Cimino cover the post-production costs for Heaven's Gate. As if the failure of this film wasn't bad enough, a devastating fire at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas struck an even bigger PR blow to the Helmsley Leisure empire.

On literally the day after the first weekend's dismal box office numbers reached the Helmsleys, they reluctantly placed the MGM studio for sale. Shortly thereafter, editorial cartoons depicted MGM as the 'Sick Lion of Hollywood' with the Grim Reaper waiting for Leo to be scavenged by vultures named [Ted] Turner, [Michael] Eisner, [Roger] Corman, [Carl] Icahn, [Warren] Buffett and [T. Boone] Pickens.

Heaven's Gate was pretty much the end of Michael Cimino's career as a big shot director, at least for a while. Who knows? Maybe he'll take Daniel Abbott's old job at Filmation.​
As someone who made a timeline about Hanna-Barbera becoming an MGM division from the ground up, this is sickening to witness.
 
The Birth of Walt Disney Home Video (Part 1)
WALT DISNEY, JR.
(Excerpts from a December 1980 interview conducted for LIFE magazine under the title "Mickey Come Home)


"In '78, we licensed a few titles to MCA for their DiscoVision format. American Graffiti, Young Frankenstein and High Anxiety were among those, but we also put out compilations of the old Mickey and Donald shorts. But after maybe a year or so, we started noticing the other third-party partners, Paramount and Columbia, were launching their own labels. Of course, we would do the same by 1980 or so."

"On the openings of those DiscoVision discs, we had a rather elaborate trademark, or whatever you call those things, with just a rotating, color-changing outline of Mickey over a black background. The problem was that Dad was extremely angry the first time he saw that logo [below]. He said at the time that it reminded him more of a chalk outline in a crime scene. That was one of MANY times he gave me his classic raised eyebrow. Anyways, we already had discs printed and shipped out to stores, and it was too late to ask MCA to recall our discs so we could change the logo on the telecines that we sent to them."



"On that initial wave of VHS and Beta tapes that we tested at Fotomats in Denver, Chicago, Boston and Washington, DC, we still had the Neon Mickey as a placeholder while we scrambled to develop a trademark that Dad would find more satisfactory."

 
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WALT DISNEY, JR.
(Excerpts from a December 1980 interview conducted for LIFE magazine under the title "Mickey Come Home)


"In '78, we licensed a few titles to MCA for their DiscoVision format. American Graffiti, Young Frankenstein and High Anxiety were among those, but we also put out compilations of the old Mickey and Donald shorts. But after maybe a year or so, we started noticing the other third-party partners, Paramount and Columbia, were launching their own labels. Of course, we would do the same by 1980 or so."

"On the openings of those DiscoVision discs, we had a rather elaborate trademark, or whatever you call those things, with just a rotating, color-changing outline of Mickey over a black background. The problem was that Dad was extremely angry the first time he saw that logo [below]. He said at the time that it reminded him more of a chalk outline in a crime scene. That was one of MANY times he gave me his classic raised eyebrow. Anyways, we already had discs printed and shipped out to stores, and it was too late to ask MCA to recall our discs so we could change the logo on the telecines that we sent to them."



"On that initial wave of VHS and Beta tapes that we tested at Fotomats in Denver, Chicago, Boston and Washington, DC, we still had the Neon Mickey as a placeholder while we scrambled to develop a trademark that Dad would find more satisfactory."

hey @OldNavy1988 what is next in movies
 


On literally the day after the first weekend's dismal box office numbers reached the Helmsleys, they reluctantly placed the MGM studio for sale. Shortly thereafter, editorial cartoons depicted MGM as the 'Sick Lion of Hollywood' with the Grim Reaper waiting for Leo to be scavenged by vultures named [Ted] Turner, [Michael] Eisner, [Roger] Corman, [Carl] Icahn, [Warren] Buffett and [T. Boone] Pickens.
From what I'm hearing Turner has already placed a bid. Another bid has come in from hedge fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts(KKR).
 

ian5786

Banned
Excuse me @OldNavy1988 Instead of Detective Conan how about we have Detective Sakura Replaced Detective Conan/Case Closed ITTL
Plot for Detective Sakura
Shinichi Kudo (Voiced by: Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese) ) is a high school detective who sometimes works with the police to solve cases. During an investigation, he is attacked by members of a crime syndicate known as the Black Organization. They force him to ingest an experimental pill, but instead of killing him, the pill transforms him into a girl. Adopting the pseudonym Sakura Aoyama (Voiced by: Mika Kanai (Speaking voice) and Minami Takayama (Inner Monologue voice) (Japanese) ) and keeping his/her true identity a secret, Kudo/Aoyama lives with his/her childhood friend Ran Mori (Voiced by: Wakana Yamazaki (Japanese) ) and her father Kogoro Mori (Voiced by: Akira Kamiya (Japanese) ), who is a private detective. Throughout the series, she tags along on Kogoro's cases, but when she is able to solve one, she uses a tranquilizer needle to put Kogoro to sleep, and impersonates his voice using a voice changer to reveal the solution to the case. She also enrolls in a same local high school where Ran’s go and she makes friends with a group of classmates who form their own Detective club (Detective Girl) Named Asami Tsuburaya (Voiced by: Ikue Otani (Japanese) ), Miyu Hidaka (Voiced by: Chisa Yokoyama (Japanese) ) and Keiko Watanabe (Voiced by: Rica Matsumoto (Japanese) ). While she continues to dig deeper into the Black Organization, she frequently interacts with a variety of characters, including her professor friend Dr. Agasa (Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata (Japanese) ), Ran's friend Sonoko Suzuki (Voiced by: Naoko Matsui (Japanese) ), a fellow teenage detective Heiji Hattori (Voiced by: Ryo Horikawa (Japanese) ), various police detectives from different regions, a kid samurai Yaiba Kurogane (Voiced by: Minami Takayama (Japanese) ) and Kaito Kid (Voiced by: Kappei Yamaguchi (Japanese) ).
 
Buena Vista
The Fox and the Hound (Disney)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (Fox)
Captain America (Fox?)
Time Bandits (Hyperion)

Touchstone/Henson
The Great Muppet Caper

Columbia
Stripes

United Artists
The Thief and the Cobbler

Embassy
The Howling
Wow cool you are covering stripes might I suggest having the Harold Raimis character be female and played by sigorny Weaver
 

ian5786

Banned
Excuse me Will Detective Conan be Dubbed by 20th Century Fox ITTL and will Conan Edogawa be voiced by a Child instead of woman in the English Dub ITTL. also will it be more violent in English Dub than Original Japanese Version feature Red Blood instead of Black Blood.
 
Excuse me Will Detective Conan be Dubbed by 20th Century Fox ITTL and will Conan Edogawa be voiced by a Man instead of woman in the English Dub ITTL. also will it be more violent in English Dub than Original Japanese Version feature Red Blood instead of Black Blood.
Dude.. It will be another decade (think 1996 so at least 15 years) before Detective Conan will be made and release. Relax and stop spamming things before it would be release IOTL.
 
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