| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:47 PM
There’s plenty of Harry Osborn/Green Goblin and not quite as much Electro in this new, and final, trailer for Marc Webb's “Amazing Spider-Man 2.” But the villain count is beside the point.
The cast and filmmakers are about to embark on...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:30 AM
"Apparently Disney didn't realize they have a concert (hall) named after them so we're here at this Bat Mitzvah venue," joked Josh Gad as he kicked off an evening in which the cast of Disney's Oscar-nominated "Frozen" performed songs from the animated hit...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Students use computers — and their imaginations — to bring to life pirates walking on ships, pumpkins talking, oranges getting bruised and balls bouncing in the ACME Animation class at Ethel Dwyer Middle School in Huntington Beach.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Walt Disney Co. chief Bob Iger has long been an early adopter and supporter of new technology and digital platforms. Now the Mouse House has launched a program to invest in startups through Disney Accelerator, a three-month mentorship and seed-stage...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Earlier this year “The Lego Movie” reminded moviegoers that animated movies can be totally awesome, and it was much needed: The form has fallen into such a rut that Pixar (“Monsters University”) not only doesn&...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode.
"The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry.
The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
While Disney chairman Alan Horn remained mostly tight lipped during an interview at the Loyola Marymount School of Film and Television in Los Angeles, he did let it slip that "Star Wars Episode VII" has already begun shooting and has much of its cast....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:39 PM
HBO's "Game of Thrones" is one of the more epic series to grace the small screen, with warring kings, fire-breathing dragons and legions of icy supernatural beings lurking in the shadows. According to "Thrones" author and executive producer George R.R....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:52 PM
So, how can there be any doubt that the Avengers are about to assemble for Disney Infinity after the YouTube teaser video that was posted today?
The video shows Captain America’s iconic shield flying though various Disney Infinity game-play worlds...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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