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  • Q&A: Nigel Lythgoe and Tom Bergeron on the State of Reality TV

    Nigel Lythgoe and Tom Bergeron have never worked together before, but they joke they keep bumping into each other in the hallways at work -- both dance shows record at the same studio. We caught up with the British judge of "So You Think You Can Dance"...
  • Netflix, Disney Reach Exclusive Streaming Pact for Canada for First-Run Films

    Netflix and Walt Disney Studios today announced a new multiyear licensing deal, under which Netflix will be the exclusive Canadian subscription-video service for Disney live-action and animated feature films in the pay-TV window. Financial terms of the...
  • Two top executives at Twitter announce resignations in tweets

    The No. 2 of Twitter abruptly resigned Thursday by, what else, tweeting the news. Chief Operating Officer Ali Rowghani resigned after previous reports that his duties with the company had diminished. "Goodbye Twitter. It's been an amazing ride, and...
  • Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Toothless it's not. In a world of sequels, reboots and franchise industry economics dictating that creativity is encouraged but not required, the DreamWorks Animation offering "How to Train Your Dragon 2" looks, feels and flows like a real movie. It's...
  • 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...
  • 'Cars' characters come to life with Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along

    'Cars' characters come to life with Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along
    Jay Ward's in-depth knowledge and love of cars and motorsports gave him the title of "guardian" of the Disney-Pixar "Cars" franchise.  It was only fitting to have the "Cars" Creative Director help bring two of the film's characters to the real world....
  • Father's Day: 15 greatest Disney dads

    Father's Day: 15 greatest Disney dads
    The role of a strong fatherly character is essential in many Disney animated films. For films like "The Little Mermaid," "Pocahontas" and "Finding Nemo," this is due to one simple fact -- all the moms are dead. Or, at least, nonexistent. On that...
  • Disney Brands Generate Record $40.9 Billion from Licensed Merchandise in 2013

    Merchandise featuring Marvel's superheroes, Disney's princesses, Pixar's toons and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars" helped the Mouse House ring up a record $40.9 billion in global retail sales in 2013. The sales topped 2012′s $39.4 billion, $37.5 billion,...
  • Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home

     Autry museum's 'Route 66' exhibit drives influence of the road home
    The postcard image is ingrained in our collective consciousness: An empty road cuts through the Mojave Desert, its inky black path stretching forward, seemingly to infinity. A lonely white signpost flanks the asphalt — "Route 66." Perhaps more...
  • 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...
  • 'Maleficent': The Pleasures and Perils of the Revisionist Fairy Tale

    (NOTE: This piece discusses key plot points from "Maleficent.") If we must take a revisionist sledgehammer to our most beloved fairy tales -- and if the recent likes of "Alice in Wonderland," "Red Riding Hood," "Mirror, Mirror," "Snow White and the...