>>I mean, those Pods would be the absolute coolest idea ... but with Buzz Lightyear and Finding Nemo nearby, I dread turning Tomorrowland into a 2nd Fantasyland with a Pixar theme.<<
True, but the Pods are ultramodern in design and fit classic Tomorrowland better than the other Pixar things that have been mentioned - - so why exclude the one that works best? Anyway, it's better than nothing - - which is surely what we will get otherwise, unless perhaps the TRON remake is a hit sometime in the next decade...
RE: Paint: >>So, your vision of the future is what today was supposed to look like 40 years ago?<<
Contrary to what marketers will tell you, good color and design is timeless - - and hard to do well. What the modernist artists of Walt Disney Productions and WED were doing 40 years ago is far more progressive and thoughtful than much of the "Hallmark-like" decoration of today's Imagineers. Their ideas evoke the future still.