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  • Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans

    Sit through the two-minute YouTube trailer for 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie "The Maze Runner," earn 25 points. Post a link to the trailer on Twitter, earn 15 more points. Facebook? Same deal, 15 points. Five hundred points earns discounts on...
  • Disney Picks 11 Tech and Media Firms for Startup-Accelerator Program

    Disney has announced 11 technology and media startups that will participate in the Disney Accelerator incubator and investment program, designed to provide entrepreneurs access to top execs and resources -- and give the Mouse House access to up-and-coming...
  • Netflix Taps Ex-Nickelodeon Exec Brian Wright to Lead Kids' Content Deals

    Netflix has hired Brian Wright, most recently Nickelodeon's senior VP of live-action development, to head up the streaming service provider's stepped-up efforts to acquire kids and family programming. Wright reports to Cindy Holland, Netflix's VP of...
  • '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...
  • How GM almost screwed up Toy Story, Cars, Monsters Inc. and more

     
    Filed under: Etc., Technology, GM, Earnings/Financials, TV/Movies General Motors came within one week of buying Pixar in 1985, and would have subsumed the then-fledgling computer company to use its technology to help aid car designs. That surprising...
  • Netflix Stock Hits All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Estimates

    Netflix shares closed up 7.4% Tuesday to an all-time high of $473.10 after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock, citing the company's long-term international growth prospects and its stepped-up investments in kids' programming. In a research note,...
  • Competitors in the Great Race to cross finish line in Villages

    Competitors in the Great Race to cross finish line in Villages
    THE VILLAGES — Hundreds of classic and rare vintage cars will be motoring through the huge retirement community this weekend as competitors in the Great Race cross the finish line at Lake Sumter Landing. About 100 classic pre-1972 cars and...
  • YouTube Star PewDiePie Grossed $4 Million in 2013

    PewDiePie, the YouTube megastar whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, generated $4 million in advertising revenue last year from videos on the Google service mainly showing himself playing videogames. The obscenity-prone 24-year-old Swedish native has more...
  • George Lucas has ties to UIC

    George Lucas may not realize that the computer-generated imagery for his 1977 "Star Wars" movie was created at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1976, California artist Larry Cuba was hired to create a computer model of the Death Star that is used...
  • Eli Wallach, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' Star, Dies at 98

    Tony- and Emmy-winning actor Eli Wallach, a major proponent of "the Method" style of acting best known for his starring role in Elia Kazan's film "Baby Doll" and for his role as villain Tuco in iconic spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly,"...
  • Pixar Filmmakers Offer Sneak Peek at 'Inside Out' at DGA

    Pixar hosted an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at its upcoming kaleidoscopic journey into the mind "Inside Out" at the DGA on Thursday, June 19, one year to the day before the animated feature's scheduled opening. Helmer Pete Docter and producer...