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The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by MadEye » Nov Wed 26, 2014 11:28 pm

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by Wizzard419 » Nov Thu 27, 2014 12:02 am

Already covered, the extent of their sponsorship is a stopgap before the eventual closure (it is only video and signage updates, no ride changes)

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by ImagineerWannabe » Nov Thu 27, 2014 11:31 am

Any word on if/when this is going to close the attraction for a refirb? Maybe if it's only queue changes and an update to the video montage at the end it won't be down at all. Fingers crossed it's not closed in February when I go, or touring DHS will be extra speedy.

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by Amy » Nov Thu 27, 2014 12:03 pm

ImagineerWannabe wrote:Any word on if/when this is going to close the attraction for a refirb? Maybe if it's only queue changes and an update to the video montage at the end it won't be down at all. Fingers crossed it's not closed in February when I go, or touring DHS will be extra speedy.
Hopefully it won't be closed while you are there, but even if they are only changing out the films, hopefully they take the time to refurb the AAs throughout the ride. Not sure if that has been done recently and goodness knows they could use it if they haven't been worked on lately!

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by Wizzard419 » Nov Thu 27, 2014 2:53 pm

Since it would at least be a clean up pass, it might actually be closing for the polish pass since they usually replace carpet, paint and get everything visually cleaned up.

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by momeja » Dec Sat 27, 2014 4:46 pm

I'm looking forward to this. GMR has been overlooked in recent years. It needs a makeover so that it doesn't go the way of the Backlot Tour.

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Post by Amy » Dec Sat 27, 2014 7:18 pm

momeja wrote:I'm looking forward to this. GMR has been overlooked in recent years. It needs a makeover so that it doesn't go the way of the Backlot Tour.
Amen.
P.S. Great to see you back momeja ~ hope you can stick around a bit!

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by RonR03038 » Dec Wed 31, 2014 12:18 pm

One of my favorite rides, hopefully this keeps it from closing permanently

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by Wyntuck » Feb Wed 04, 2015 10:50 am

Going in March, I will report back if anything has changed. I hope not GMR is one of my favorites. Although it could be improved especially the Busby Berkley scene!

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by Amy » Feb Wed 04, 2015 6:21 pm

Wyntuck wrote:Going in March, I will report back if anything has changed. I hope not GMR is one of my favorites. Although it could be improved especially the Busby Berkley scene!
That scene is pretty underwhelming. Thanks in advance for letting us know what it looks like when you go :D

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Re: The Great Movie Ride and Turner Classic Movies channel

Post by Polynesian Princess » Feb Wed 04, 2015 8:17 pm

It will be interesting to hear if anything has changed, though I imagine it will have to close for refurbishment before we see anything significant.
Can't wait to take my twin boys on their first trip to Walt Disney World! Planning on heading there sometime Feb-May 2014!

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