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  • San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view

    San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune. The 2.3 acre...
  • Disney's Alan Horn gets contract extension into 2018

    Disney's Alan Horn gets contract extension into 2018
    Walt Disney Studios has extended the contract of Chairman Alan Horn into 2018, the company said Thursday. Horn, who previously was the longtime president of Warner Bros., joined Disney in 2012. He oversees worldwide operations for the studio, which...
  • Tips for surviving Star Wars Weekends 2014

    Tips for surviving Star Wars Weekends 2014
    How you approach a trip to Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios can make or break your experience, whether you are a casual or die-hard fan. The first round of Star Wars Weekends is in the books, but there are still four more three-day...
  • Apple, Google, others agree to $324.5 million settlement in wage case

    The dollar amount is now on the record. Apple, Google and other tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by their employees for $324.5 million. The...
  • Animator Floyd Norman draws on history

    Animator Floyd Norman draws on history
    Animator Floyd Norman vividly recalled the first time he encountered Walt Disney. In early 1956, Norman was one of a few young animators hired for a one-month tryout at the Disney studio in Burbank. A few weeks into its training, the group was told to...
  • 2014 Oscars: Good films, in small packages

    2014 Oscars: Good films, in small packages
    For too long moviegoers have had little exposure to the short films nominated each year for an Oscar, certainly not in the weeks prior to the ceremony. The awards for shorts — defined as shorter than 40 minutes and divided into three categories:...
  • Walt Disney Co. earnings surge 27% on strength of film studio

    Walt Disney Co. earnings surge 27% on strength of film studio
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% increase in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the strong performance of its film studio. The Burbank company posted net income of $1.917 billion for the quarter that ended March 29, up from $1.513 billion...
  • NBC keeps Olympic torch burning, Fox preps fall lineup.

    NBC keeps Olympic torch burning, Fox preps fall lineup.
    Before the coffee. After getting through this Comcast hearing. The Skinny: I'm up even earlier than usual Thursday morning to get this column done fast so I can watch the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal (see...
  • Review: 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' &#9733 1/2
    "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" is a harmless but almost charmless adaptation of a book by L. Frank Baum's grandson. It's a derivative hash of grandpa's story, set in the present day, given forgettable new tunes by pop songsmiths such as Bryan Adams...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on

    World Cup 2014: Spike Lee, Fernando Meirelles get their game on
    The World Cup tends to see plenty of artistry on the pitch. But this is also that quadrennial time when Madison Avenue reaches beyond its usual precincts and ensures we’re likely to see some dazzling creativity during commercial breaks too. Four...