Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

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Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by kcarts » Jan Wed 23, 2013 3:12 pm

Pardon if this is already elsewhere....

Anyone else see this?

Thoughts?

http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/74870006.html

Here's another link to an Orlando Sentinel story....

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/the-dail ... 9669.story
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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by cy1229 » Jan Wed 23, 2013 3:26 pm

Somebody's gonna be in troouuuublllleee!!!!

Seriously, I don't think Disney is going to be happy about this AT ALL. I think it's a cool concept, but I'll never understand some of the things that artist types do. Not being an artist type myself, it's hard to wrap my head around why someone would put all that time, effort, and expense into a film that will probably never be shown to anyone but the one screening at Sundance.

...and now I really want to see it. :lol:
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Post by theBIGyowski » Jan Wed 23, 2013 3:41 pm

Very interesting. I'd like to see it as well...but doubt I ever will.
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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by kcarts » Jan Wed 23, 2013 4:52 pm

I'd love to see it as well. But like you guys I don't think this sees the light of day after Sundance. Might have to find some kind of bootleg and pass it around!

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Post by dstrawn9889 » Jan Wed 23, 2013 7:06 pm

have not found any torrents yet... still searching
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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by Amy » Jan Wed 23, 2013 8:53 pm

I did see this. Interesting, but definitely a problem for someone to make a movie without having permits. It does make me want to see it though, just to see what all they included :lol:

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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by cy1229 » Jan Thu 24, 2013 12:16 pm

The only thing, though, is that I keep thinking that this film is the maker's exorcism of his issues with his father. Further down in the article it states that he is now estranged from his father (which I always find sad). I almost wonder how much of the film is about Disney and how much of it is about a kid who has a stinky relationship with his father.

Make sense?
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Post by kcarts » Jan Thu 24, 2013 5:13 pm

cy1229 wrote:The only thing, though, is that I keep thinking that this film is the maker's exorcism of his issues with his father. Further down in the article it states that he is now estranged from his father (which I always find sad). I almost wonder how much of the film is about Disney and how much of it is about a kid who has a stinky relationship with his father.

Make sense?

I saw an interview with the film maker. The movie's premise really has nothing to do with Disney World/Disneyland other than using the setting as a juxtapostion to the dark story he's telling. It's the happiest place on earth but the main character is in a miserable place. He finds out he loses his job during the vacation. He's not all that happy with life in general.

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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by Jacca5660 » Jan Thu 24, 2013 6:54 pm

kcarts wrote:
cy1229 wrote:The only thing, though, is that I keep thinking that this film is the maker's exorcism of his issues with his father. Further down in the article it states that he is now estranged from his father (which I always find sad). I almost wonder how much of the film is about Disney and how much of it is about a kid who has a stinky relationship with his father.

Make sense?

I saw an interview with the film maker. The movie's premise really has nothing to do with Disney World/Disneyland other than using the setting as a juxtapostion to the dark story he's telling. It's the happiest place on earth but the main character is in a miserable place. He finds out he loses his job during the vacation. He's not all that happy with life in general.
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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by elizabethswann » Jan Thu 24, 2013 9:34 pm

kcarts wrote:Pardon if this is already elsewhere....

Anyone else see this?

Thoughts?

http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/74870006.html
So I'm not alone in reading ONTD!? Or did you get that from google alerts?

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Post by theBIGyowski » Jan Fri 25, 2013 10:38 am

Jacca5660 wrote:
kcarts wrote:
cy1229 wrote:The only thing, though, is that I keep thinking that this film is the maker's exorcism of his issues with his father. Further down in the article it states that he is now estranged from his father (which I always find sad). I almost wonder how much of the film is about Disney and how much of it is about a kid who has a stinky relationship with his father.

Make sense?

I saw an interview with the film maker. The movie's premise really has nothing to do with Disney World/Disneyland other than using the setting as a juxtapostion to the dark story he's telling. It's the happiest place on earth but the main character is in a miserable place. He finds out he loses his job during the vacation. He's not all that happy with life in general.
A few years ago, on the way home from 2 weeks at WDW, I found out the company I was contracting with went out of business. I was so glad I didn't get the call on the way there!!
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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by kcarts » Jan Fri 25, 2013 3:37 pm

elizabethswann wrote:
kcarts wrote:Pardon if this is already elsewhere....

Anyone else see this?

Thoughts?

http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/74870006.html
So I'm not alone in reading ONTD!? Or did you get that from google alerts?
The first I saw of this was on twitter of all places. The Orlando Sentinel feed tweeted out a story on it.

Here is that story....... http://www.orlandosentinel.com/the-dail ... 9669.story

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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by Soarin08 » Jan Fri 25, 2013 10:34 pm

I see it in two lights.

On one hand, at least nothing that is not allowed to be shown (ie., backstage) was shot, that I can tell. Props to them for that respect.

But on the OTHER... getting a permit would have been a smarter thing if it was allowed.
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Re: Escape From Tomorrow: Filmed secretly at WDW/DLR

Post by cy1229 » Jan Fri 25, 2013 11:47 pm

Soarin08 wrote:I see it in two lights.

On one hand, at least nothing that is not allowed to be shown (ie., backstage) was shot, that I can tell. Props to them for that respect.

But on the OTHER... getting a permit would have been a smarter thing if it was allowed.
This guy probably lives by the "better to seek forgiveness than ask permission" philosophy.
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Post by Wizzard419 » Jan Sat 26, 2013 1:45 pm

Soarin08 wrote:I see it in two lights.

On one hand, at least nothing that is not allowed to be shown (ie., backstage) was shot, that I can tell. Props to them for that respect.

But on the OTHER... getting a permit would have been a smarter thing if it was allowed.
Technically, none of it is allowed to be shown, since that falls into the category of unauthorized reproduction of protected materials without authorization of the rights holders. Even your home videos, photos, etc. are technically not legal (no, you don't get to claim fair use). The laws were written before you could take a photo, upload it, share it on the net, and have other companies collect data and click money from it without paying a cent to Disney and without having to leave the park.

Also, considering the content of said movie, DIsney would have either not considered it or simply charged such a high fee he wouldn't have been able to pay.

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