| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Minions, monsters and snowmen, oh my!
When the Academy expanded its best picture race to 10 possible slots in 2009, some pundits wondered whether it was time to retire the animated feature category. Within the first two years of the new rules, Pixar's...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Disney princess-inspired gowns by Versace, Valentino, Missoni and Oscar de la Renta are now up for bid online in a Christie's benefit auction.
Online bidding for the 10 "princess dresses," which started Oct. 18, is in advance of a live auction scheduled...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Two Imagineers with major influences on attractions at Walt Disney World and other theme parks will be officially tabbed as "Disney Legends" next month. Tony Baxter and Collin Campbell will be honored alongside TV producer/host Dick Clark, actors Billy...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Jeremy Desmon, whose credits includes "The Girl in the Frame," is adapoting the book for the revival of"Good News" at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
The DeSylva, Brown & Henderson classic set to open Goodspeed Musicals’ 50th Anniversary...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Parents poking around for things to do with their kids are a diverse lot. So smores and mimosas and Legos and mooncakes and soccer and golf and Tinker Bell and Olivia Newton-John in leather … It’s all good.
The funky and...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Hey, you’re a cool parent. Not an eye-rolling source of embarrassment for your kids. Oh, you are? Well, “Yo Gabba Gabba” creator Christian Jacobs knows what you mean. And he’s about the coolest dad ever.
Way back before he...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:04 PM
You've got one more day to take advantage of Disney Publishing's Mid-May Madness Sale on storybook apps. Through Tuesday, various interactive storybook apps will sell for $4.99 each.
Wreck-It-Ralph Storybook Deluxe. Follow Ralph's quest,...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The Walt Disney Animation Studios announced "Zootopia," a new 3-D animated feature film from "Tangled" director Byron Howard, at the D23 Expo in Anaheim on Friday.
Howard described "Zootopia" as "a buddy action comedy set in an animal world where humans...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Set designers are used to challenges. A theater might not be tall enough for a multistory structure. A stage might not be wide enough to accommodate a designer's grand vision.
And then sometimes the stage is made of ice.
That's what faced production...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Before I explain what it was like to be a childless man surrounded by Disney princesses and the parents who love (and bankroll) them, seated by himself at Disney on Ice and soaking in princess culture — a story:
Once upon a time …