| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With the launch of a new cloud-based movie service from Walt Disney Co., the marketplace of Web-based movie services just got more crowded and possibly confusing for consumers.
After eschewing UltraViolet, a technology standard backed by its main...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network have signed a new long-term distribution deal that includes an agreement for Dish to disable its controversial ad-skipping feature for ABC network shows.
The two companies announced a...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Walt Disney Co. has released new details and promotional materials for the "Ratatouille" inspired area at Disneyland Paris Resort.
The new area -- which will be located in Walt Disney Studios Park's Toon Studio at Disneyland Paris -- is inspired by the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade will come to an end at Disney's Animal Kingdom this summer, a Disney World spokeswoman said Thursday. Its last day will be sometime in June, she said.
Work on an expansion of Animal Kingdom, which will include a Pandora...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of the Walt Disney Co., is expected to begin a round of layoffs, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.
The cuts could come as soon as this week.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
More than five decades ago, Arthur Rankin Jr., a producer-director working in stop-motion animation, had an idea to develop a family-oriented TV special around a popular Christmas song. He hoped a network would like it enough to run it two or three times....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:37 PM
"Loon," a big hit at the Orlando Fringe Festival, is back this weekend — and there are still a few tickets left. At the Fringe Festival last May, the show won two top Critics' Choice Awards: for best show and best female performance.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:34 PM
"The Lego Movie" already is blocking out a big following -- even before it has hit theaters.
The computer-animated movie from Warner Bros., the first full-length feature film centered around the Lego toys, is on track to become Fandango's second-biggest...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:07 PM
How inviting: Here are a couple of developments that parents and kids will enjoy.
Chances are most parents have, at one time or another, planned a Disney-themed birthday party for their young children. From Disney princesses to Pixar characters –...
| 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.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:30 PM
On Oscar nominations morning, awards pundits were buzzing over the Academy’s high-profile snubs: Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Robert Redford. But in the animal rights world, the upset was over the omission of the popular documentary “...