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  • Willie Nelson, Amy Adams help Varvatos benefit raise record funds

    Willie Nelson, Amy Adams help Varvatos benefit raise record funds
    All Willie Nelson pot-smoking jokes aside, Sunday afternoon's Stuart House benefit at the John Varvatos boutique in West Hollywood --  including a musical performance by the country singer and sons Lukas and Micah  -- marked a serious high point in the...
  • Stocks log longest winning streak in six months

    The stock market logged its longest winning streak in six months Monday as another big week for company earnings began. Halliburton, an oil and gas drilling company, rose after reporting a first quarter profit on rising revenue in the Middle East and...
  • Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality

    Facebook buys Oculus VR in major bet on virtual reality
    SAN FRANCISCO — A tiny Irvine company founded by a 21-year-old Cal State Long Beach drop-out may play a leading role in Facebook's next major bet on the future of the Internet: that virtual reality will change the way people experience the Web....
  • 'Jem and the Holograms' film in the works

    'Jem and the Holograms' film in the works
    Remember Jem and the Holograms? Hasbro’s line of glam rock dolls with bright hair that spawned a short-lived cartoon series in the '80s? No? Well, they're back, and there's a high-powered team working on the big-screen comeback of the animated...
  • 'Jem' creator sounds off about being shut out of film adaptation

    'Jem' creator sounds off about being shut out of film adaptation
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Last week, news that a live-action film version of "Jem and the Holograms" was in the works sent fans of the cartoon series and Hasbro’s line of dolls into an online frenzy. But one person not...
  • Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says

    Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says
    In a psychology lab at Oregon State University, 37 girls ages 4 to 7 have finally demonstrated what feminists have long warned: that playing with Barbie dolls drives home cultural stereotypes about a woman's place and suppresses a little girl's career...
  • Mattel to compete with Lego with $460 million Mega acquisition

    Mattel Inc. dominates the market for dolls with its Barbie, Monster High and American Girl brands. But now it also wants to play with blocks. The El Segundo giant is paying $460 million to buy Canadian construction toy company Mega Brands Inc. as it...
  • Mattel compra canadiense Mega Brands, busca competir con Lego

    Mattel Inc, el mayor fabricante de juguetes del mundo, adquirió la canadiense Mega Brands Inc en cerca de 460 millones de dólares para competir de mejor forma con la danesa Lego, líder en el floreciente mercado de bloques de construcción para niños....
  • 'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film

     'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film
    Early in the development of "The Lego Movie," Jill Wilfert, the executive who oversees Lego's licensing efforts in Southern California, had a question for her bosses at company headquarters in Denmark: Can we have a character die? "It wasn't something...
  • After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming

    After 'Lego Movie' mania, more toy-based films are coming
    The monster success of "The Lego Movie," which took in $69.1 million over its opening weekend, has Hollywood scanning the aisles of toy stores, looking for the next hit.  In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children'...
  • '80s TV series 'Jem and the Holograms' gets big-screen treatment

    '80s TV series 'Jem and the Holograms' gets big-screen treatment
    About five weeks before they began filming "Jem and the Holograms" in Los Angeles, producers of the movie took an unusual step by Hollywood standards. They announced plans to revive the 1980s cult TV series in a video to their fans posted on the...