| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
After news reports surfaced last week that Sofia Coppola is in talks to direct a live-action adaptation of "The Little Mermaid," media outlets and fans quickly began speculating that Emma Watson, who worked with Coppola on "The Bling Ring," would be an...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
I gave Tony-nominee Norm Lewis a piece of my mind Saturday for holding out on me over the news of his historic casting as the title character in Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera."
Well... not really. I was too busy congratulating Lewis, who grew up in...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Ugh. Disney songs and Donny Osmond. This is not going to be my favorite night. They've given the show the traditional Disney opening, with a mirror ball behind Cinderella's castle. The pros start the night with a medley of Disney songs. Donny Osmond is...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Festival of Fantasy, Walt Disney World's new parade, is like an overgrown wind-up toy — bright, cheerful, crowd-pleasing and relentless.
Kilts spin, hippos do pirouettes, thugs swing, Lost Boys jump through hoops and fish form a circular conga...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:05 AM
It may have been under the cover of darkness, but if you were around Disney's Magic Kingdom this week, you might have caught a glimpse of a giant metal dragon or a flower garden and skeleton skull balancing a rainbow that holds a pirate ship.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Disney Consumer Products has tapped into its dark side a tiny little bit with villains-themed cosmetic bags by Soho Beauty and fake eyelashes from Ardell,* which hit retail earlier this month for your Halloween haunting needs.
Soho Beauty's soft-sided...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The details are coming into place for the Disney's New Fantasyland canvas as the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train rolls toward its 2014 debut and Disney has released a new video with more details about the roller coaster.
The video has Imagineers Ben VanBeusekon...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:45 AM
"Once Upon a Time" fans have been waiting for her to show up since even before it was revealed at Comic-Con that she would be a guest star. Ariel from Disney's "The Little Mermaid" finally arrives, fittingly in the "Ariel" episode. Like many of the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Walt Disney Pictures has its animation mojo back. Finally.
With a cool, contemporary spin on a fairy-tale classic, a dramatic Nordic landscape animated in splendid storybook style and Broadway vets belting out power ballads, "Frozen" is an icy blast...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
After 16 years in purgatory, a carousel barker takes his granted leave to perform a good deed on Earth. He presents his child, whom he has never seen, a star stolen from heaven. You might expect the title character to break into "Soliloquy" from Rodgers &...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Director Sofia Coppola has frequently explored the ennui and existential crises of the beautiful and well-to-do, including Scarlett Johansson's drifting college graduate in "Lost in Translation," Kirsten Dunst's stifled princess in "Marie Antoinette"...