| May 20, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Big events are on the horizon at Orlando-area theme parks and attractions.
+The grand opening of SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica -- Empire of the Penguin is set for Friday morning. The area, considered the largest expansion in the theme park's history,...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:13 AM
It's the beginning of April, but the end is near for two productions at Disney's Hollywood Studios and one exhibit at Orlando Science Center. Meanwhile, the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival and Universal's Mardi Gras keep calm and carry on....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Orlando's theme parks and attractions are experiencing a mid-June surge in special-event activities this week.
+ Epcot's Sounds Like Summer concert series is just underway, starting with tribute band Stayin' Alive -- A Tribute to the Bee Gees, which...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Summertime is busy for Orlando's theme parks, although most new attractions are open and operating before the surge of out-of-towners comes in. This year, new rides and shows continue to trickle in as the temperatures rise. Here's an overview of what...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday.
Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:06 PM
"Now playing second base and batting third, Pepe Le Pew."
In the Dodgers' fairy-tale season, even the forest creatures have started showing up at the stadium — particularly a posse of wild skunks.
And no, they don't stop at the security...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:32 PM
PERSPECTIVE It's been a difficult week for Wii U fans. First came word that players will not be able to […]...
| Aug 7, 2013
A "Cars" spinoff that seems to have taken an unfortunate detour through "It's a Small World," "Planes" is so overrun with broad cultural stereotypes that it should come with free ethnic-sensitivity training for especially impressionable kids. Produced...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Disney said during its third quarter fiscal earnings call that it expects to lose between $160 million and $190 million from the disappointing performance of "The Lone Ranger."
The charges will be part of Disney's fiscal fourth quarter results, which...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Any thoughts that a second Percy Jackson and the Olympians film would drag Rick Riordan’s "Greek Godchildren" franchise out of the shadow of Harry Potter are dashed the moment Percy and...