| Oct 27, 2008
The upcoming Disney animated film "Bolt" features a feisty canine that gets lost and makes his long journey home with the help of two world-wise pals.
It's the kind of classic Disney parable that could just as well be told of the studio's once-revered...
| Feb 5, 2009
Inside most animated movie studios, the workplace background noise is little more than gentle mouse clicks and the dull drone of computers. The sounds within Laika, the maker of the new stop-motion animated film "Coraline," are often distinctly different:...
| Apr 8, 2008
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The Walt Disney Studios previewed 10 animated movies on Monday that it will release during the next four years, including further installments in the "Toy Story" and "Cars" series and two new fairy tales.
With the exception of "Wall.E," a robot love...
| Mar 15, 2010
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Much was made of this cartoon feature boasting the first African-American heroine in the history of Disney animation, but the fantasy an Oscar nominee for best animated feature otherwise marks a return to many of the studio's traditions in the genre....
| May 9, 2010
Los Angeles and this tiny Gold Rush town share the same "City of Angels" nickname, and the similarities don't end there.
Just as Hollywood honors its celebrities with a star on the Walk of Fame, Angels Camp gives the same treatment to its best frog...
| Nov 18, 2009
An exhibit with original artwork from the Walt Disney Studio opened this week at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
Besides artwork from popular tales such as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty," the exhibit also includes...
| Nov 29, 2009
"The Twilight Saga: New Moon" is fading fast after its massive debut, while significantly more people are seeing "The Blind Side."
Tickets sales in the U.S. and Canada for Summit Entertainment's $50-million teen vampire drama plummeted 70% over the...
| Dec 10, 2009
Take the entire family to the movies, this weekend, to see a new Disney Classic. That's right there's a new Disney Princess in town, Tiana, and she's starring in Disney's latest animated flick "The Princess and the Frog".
Chanukah officially begins...
| Dec 11, 2009
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In theaters beginning tonight are two movies that feature black main characters. One is a light hearted tale of an unexpected princess, the other is an inspiring story of a nation in political transition. And both are movies that show the progression on...
| Dec 15, 2009
BEVERLY HILLS -- Nominees for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.:
-Picture, Drama: "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker," "Inglorious Basterds," "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Up in...
| Aug 24, 2009
Will the success formula of Comic-Con International work for a Mickey Mouse operation?
The leadership at Walt Disney Co. hopes so as it moves forward with the D23 Expo, a four-day event next month in Anaheim that will celebrate -- and sell -- all...