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  • For Larry Yando, a full career amid the tyrants and misers

    For Larry Yando, a full career amid the tyrants and misers
    To play King Lear is to confront the possibility of being unloved and ill-used in your dementia-ridden old age. To play Ebenezer Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol" is to stare into your own grave in front of a family audience. Many have played the lead in...
  • Toronto: Lower Costs Transform Market for Kiddie Films

    Although the Toronto Intl. Film Festival gets most of its attention from award-contender premieres and headlining bidding wars, live action isn't the only format looking to make a splash this year. Both traditional and computer-generated animated...
  • Reel China: Beijing film festival opens with international emphasis

    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...
  • 'Frozen' new highest-grossing animated film: What's your favorite?

    Disney's hit musical "Frozen" became the highest-grossing animated movie of all time over the weekend, pushing its estimated worldwide box-office haul to $1.072 billion and unseating "Toy Story 3" for the top spot. Now we're curious to hear what your...
  • Animated movies sing a happy tune

    Considered deeply uncool at one point, music from animated movies is back — and singing along is now not only OK for kids, it's something adults record themselves doing on their phones and share on YouTube. The boom in popular songs from...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'The Lion King,' 'Wicked' Lead a Record $1.27 Billion Season

    Broadway musicals "The Lion King" and "Wicked" came within spitting distance of earning $100 million each during the 2013-14 season, which, with the final numbers now in, tallied a record $1,268,881,236 for the entire 52-week frame. That total easily...
  • 'Maleficent' likely to curse 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

    Angelina Jolie's return to the big screen as a fairy-tale villain is likely to break "X-Men's" box-office spell as "Maleficent" hits theaters this weekend. Disney's $180-million attempt to humanize the "Sleeping Beauty" antagonist is expected to gross...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom stays up late with new Harambe Nights

    Disney's Animal Kingdom stays up late with new Harambe Nights
    Disney World is introducing a dinner-and-show combo in a unique setting: After dark at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park. The event, dubbed Harambe Nights, debuts June 7 and runs Saturday evenings through Aug. 9. There will be familiar Disney World...
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom: 'Festival of the Lion King' set to return June 1

    Disney's Animal Kingdom: 'Festival of the Lion King' set to return June 1
    "The Festival of the Lion King," a popular show at Disney's Animal Kingdom, is returning to the stage -- and to a new theater -- as of Sunday. The stage show has been dark since early this year. It will return to Animal Kingdom's daily lineup in a new...
  • The 30 greatest Disney villains of all time

    The 30 greatest Disney villains of all time
    Ralph in Disney's "Wreck-It-Ralph" said it best.  "I am bad and that is good. I will never be good and that's not bad. There's no one I'd rather be than me."  The key to a great hero is an even greater villain.  While Ralph made the rare switch from...
  • 'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains

    'Maleficent' and why we love our childhood villains
    She is the meanest woman ever to get her own plush toy. Maleficent, the wicked fairy from "Sleeping Beauty" who condemns the infant Princess Aurora to die, is the protagonist of a new movie starring Angelina Jolie and an unlikely character to boast...