| Nov 19, 2010
| 7:17 PM
According to several published reports this past week, a visual-effects studio that has worked on recent Disney films such as "Tron: Legacy" and Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" soon will move its operations from California to Port St. Lucie.
| Feb 27, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Colleen Atwood won the Academy Award for outstanding achievement in costume design for her work on Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland," marking the third time she's taken home the Oscar in that category. (Nominated a total of nine times, she......
| Mar 11, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Aliens and period dramas? Yup, just another March weekend at the movies. We miss Oscar season already. Here's what's new: "Battle: Los Angeles": As long as people keep remaking "Independence Day," we suppose UFO fans and special effects geeks alike will...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Although video games based on Disney movies and TV shows often have a "that'll do" feel to them, at this year's E3, Disney showed off some highly polished titles with the goal of turning the shovelware ship around.
The flagship game is "Disney Universe,"...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 10:39 AM
Julianne Moore and Annette Bening have been mentioned as likely Oscar contenders for their fine work in this smart comedy-drama from director and co-writer Lisa Cholodenko ("High Art").
The stars play longtime partners whose children ( Mia Wasikowska,...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:09 AM
A classic story comes to life anew as Mia Wasikowska ("Alice in Wonderland") takes the title role in Charlotte Bronte's saga.
Orphaned when she was young, Jane becomes a governess in the household of the secretive Rochester (Michael Fassbender, "X-Men:...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:18 AM
"Good Will Hunting" and "Milk" director Gus Van Sant has had success lately as an executive producer of the Starz series "Boss," but he still has his hand in filmmaking, as evidenced by this tale of a cancer patient (Mia Wasikowska, "Alice in Wonderland")...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Whenever one of Chicago's nonprofit companies joins forces with a Broadway producer — let alone one with the name Disney — the prickly local twitterati start tweeting of the dark forces of commercialism invading our sacred nonprofit spaces....
| Mar 25, 2012
| 10:51 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Katniss Everdeen may be engaged in a savage battle in "The Hunger Games," but there's little doubt about the victor in a different arena: the box office.
The film raked in $155 million in North American ticket sales in its opening...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:17 PM
For Sandra Lee, as for so many others, Halloween is about more than food.
The cooking and lifestyle expert has a separate program for the annual trick-or-treating occasion. Her Food Network special "Sandra's Halloween Wonderland" debuts Sunday, Oct. 23,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:21 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Richard Zanuck, the Oscar-winning producer of "Driving Miss Daisy," the blockbuster "Jaws" and several Tim Burton films, including "Alice in Wonderland," has died.
Zanuck died Friday in Los Angeles of a heart attack at the age of 77....