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The new non-Disney movie shot at Disney World that won’t make Disney happy

Excerpt from New York Times

Jan 19, 2013 2:39 pm

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In this Sundance flick a Small World turns into a terrifying one on the screen, and the courtroom drama that may ensue isn’t likely to be less frightening to the filmmakers.

— Jason Clampet

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Is Randy Moore’s new movie about a father going insane at Walt Disney World simply cinematic art? Or is Mickey Mouse about to get very, very mad at Mr. Moore?

A betting person would put some chips on anger. Mr. Moore — without permission from Disney — filmed “Escape From Tomorrow” inside the company’s own theme parks in Florida and California. If that wasn’t gutsy enough, his film is a horror fantasy that harshly critiques Disney’s style of mass entertainment. It’s not the Happiest Place on Earth in his movie. Not by a long shot.

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