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  • Jamie Chung gets animated when talking about 'Big Hero 6'

    Jamie Chung is proud of all the work she's done since making her professional acting debut on an episode of "Veronica Mars" back in 2006. Since then, she's starred in projects from the TV series "Samurai Girl" to the feature "Sucker Punch." But being...
  • '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...
  • Walt Disney Animation Studios turns 90 in colorful fashion

    On Oct. 16, 1923, Walt Disney and his brother Roy began the Walt Disney Co. inauspiciously in the rear of a small office at the Holly-Vermont Realty in Los Angeles. It was there that the young brothers, who paid $10 a month for the modest space, began...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'

    If you think training Vikings to coexist with dragons sounds tough, try following up an iconic coming-of-age story within the halls of a publicly traded animation studio. The pressures to make a giant four-quadrant monstrosity must be enormous, and yet,...
  • Animator Floyd Norman draws on history

    Animator Floyd Norman draws on history
    Animator Floyd Norman vividly recalled the first time he encountered Walt Disney. In early 1956, Norman was one of a few young animators hired for a one-month tryout at the Disney studio in Burbank. A few weeks into its training, the group was told to...
  • Mel Shaw dies at 97; Disney design artist

    While playing polo on the fields of Southern California in the late 1930s, Mel Shaw met Walt Disney and was soon playing on his team, the Donald Ducks, that took on the president of Mexico's personal team in 1938 — and won. "He called me a wild...
  • 'Frozen,' 'Get a Horse!' female directors mark firsts for Disney

    'Frozen,' 'Get a Horse!' female directors mark firsts for Disney
    In the 1937 promotional film "How Walt Disney Cartoons Are Made," an announcer describes some of the intricate work going into the studio's first feature-length film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," in a department called Inking and Painting. "Here,...
  • Disney unveils plan for first animated Marvel film

    The studio behind the animated fantasies "Bambi," "Dumbo" and '"The Lion King" has a new kind of hero tale on the way — a Marvel Comics one. Walt Disney Animation Studios on Thursday announced plans to release "Big Hero 6," an action-comedy inspired...
  • Walt Disney's 'lost' short, 'Hungry Hobos,' to screen at UCLA

    Walt Disney's 'lost' short, 'Hungry Hobos,' to screen at UCLA
    "Hungry Hobos," a 1928 Walt Disney animated short film that was considered lost for decades, will screen Saturday at UCLA as part of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 24th annual Silent Film Event. The short, which predates Mickey Mouse and stars...
  • Bill Justice dies at 97; Walt Disney Studios animator worked on 'Fantasia' and 'Bambi'

    Bill Justice dies at 97; Walt Disney Studios animator worked on 'Fantasia' and 'Bambi'
    Bill Justice, a former Walt Disney Studios animator who worked on classics such as "Fantasia," "Bambi" and "Alice in Wonderland" and later joined Walt Disney Imagineering where he helped program Audio-Animatronics figures for attractions at Disneyland and...
  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno. From...