I’m slowly becoming obsessed with the secretive plot machinations of Disney and Brad Bird’s upcoming Tomorrowland. First the name was changed from 1952, then that photograph of the box containing all sorts of goodies was released, and now rumors abound concerning the contents of the box and what it all means! And the question I keep asking myself is: why do I care?
I care because it’s the most clever marketing ploy I’ve seen in a long time, and I give respect to that. So here’s the latest rumor, a hypothesis based on the exhaustive analysis of the box by Walt Disney Archives director Betsy Cline and then interpreted by Disney historian Jim Hill (you will note that this is all in the Disney family, right?). Ok, here we go.
Hill hypothesizes that Tomorrowland is about Walt Disney’s involvement with an Army Project to let »
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