| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:15 AM
During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.
For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:44 AM
BEIJING -- The Beijing International Film Festival kicked off in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, opening with the French production "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Christophe Gans and starring Léa Seydoux and Vincent Cassel.
In only its fourth...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:20 PM
It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday.
And it’s become...
| May 21, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Children who are fans of Disney/Pixar's "Cars" will soon have a chance to ride in full-size versions of two of the characters from the 2006 film.
Petty Holdings, LLC and Pixar Animation Studios are bringing Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin to life for...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Donald and Dorothy Lutz were married more than 60 years ago, but they had only one snapshot to show for it. That's because their wedding photographer stood them up on their big day.
So when the Boston-area couple celebrated their 61st anniversary, a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 11:07 AM
SeaWorld closed Friday amid the strong storms that have hit Southern California.
"Safety of guests/team members/animals is a top priority," tweeted Clyde the sea lion.
Extreme weather conditions (heavy rain & strong winds): We're closed today (2/28)....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:19 AM
It's silver-anniversary time for Disney's Hollywood Studios. The theme park was born as Disney-MGM Studios on May 1, 1989, back when George Bush (the first one) was president, Americans learned to pronounce Exxon Valdez, and Eastern Air Lines was still...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:45 AM
"Frozen" directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee got the news in Spanish Thursday morning that the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. had nominated their film for best animated feature: The two had traveled from Dubai to Mexico City to promote the Walt Disney...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"Frozen," the Walt Disney Animation Studios musical that collected two Oscar nominations Thursday, is about a kingdom trapped in an endless winter. For the 90-year-old Burbank company, which has often suffered from a creative chill in recent decades,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
What does "Out of the Furnace," the new thriller starring Christian Bale as a blue-collar worker trying to save his troubled war veteran brother (Casey Affleck), have to do with "Ratatouille," the 2007 animated movie about a rat who moonlights as a...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees: