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  • '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...
  • Other toy makers are looking to build on success of 'The Lego Movie'

    The $69-million opening of "The Lego Movie" last weekend has Hollywood film studios scanning the aisles of toy stores for the next hit. In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children's products have found major box-...
  • Jim Henson Co. Partners with Base79 for Global Digital Distribution

    The Jim Henson Co. announced Wednesday that it will partner with Base79, the largest international YouTube-based multichannel network, with the goal of bringing shows like "Pajanimals," "Sid the Science Kid" and "Fraggle Rock" to a global audience via the...
  • Ivy vases were trendy in the Twenties

    Q: This jar was given to a family member as a wedding gift in the 1920s. What can you tell me about it? It appears to have had a stopper, which is gone. A: Seen in a photo sent, the reader has what looks to be a vase, where an amethyst glass ball is...
  • YouTube Software Developer Zefr Raises $30 Million Round Led by IVP

    Zefr, a startup that provides YouTube content-management tools for media firms and marketers, announced $30 million in a new financing, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). IVP, founded in 1980, has invested in 300-plus companies over the years,...
  • How Delaying 'Fast and Furious 7′ Could Hurt Universal's Bottom Line

    With production on "Fast and Furious 7" now halted indefinitely, it seems increasingly unlikely that Universal will be able to make its July 11, 2014, release date -- a potential blow for the Comcast-owned studio, which was relying on the franchise...
  • TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'

    TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'
    "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" (The Hub, Saturdays; Shout Factory home video). I had neglected this candy-colored gem of a show, whose fourth season began in November, until the latest DVD, "A Pony For Every Season," fell through the mail slot...
  • Olivia Cooke, Douglas Smith Materialize as 'Ouija' Leads

    "Bates Motel" star Olivia Cooke will topline and Douglas Smith will star as the male lead in Universal's supernatural thriller "Ouija," with filming beginning next week in and around Los Angeles. Universal Pictures, Platinum Dunes, Blumhouse...
  • Christmas shopping guide: Running list of deals Dec. 6-8

    Christmas shopping guide: Running list of deals Dec. 6-8
    We are officially in the mad dash toward Christmas Day. To help you navigate the endless promotional materials and discount news, I will post a running list of deals every weekend through Christmas with help from the bargain hunters at crazytowndeals....
  • Erin Moriarty Joins Universal's 'Ouija' Cast

    Erin Moriarty has joined the cast of Universal's "Ouija." Pic currently stars Douglas Smith and Olivia Cooke with Stiles White directing. The story centers around a group of friends who use the Ouija board to try to make contact with a recently deceased...
  • Molding a Tiny Picasso

    Molding a Tiny Picasso
    The world is a child’s oyster, filled with unknown experiences and activities to explore. And with so many opportunities presented to a child, it’s difficult to know just what he or she will embrace. Sports, gymnastics, music lessons and...