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  • Disney quarterly profit surges 22% on film studio hits; revenue up 8%

    Led by its cast of brawny superheroes, a villainous queen and one plucky animated princess, Walt Disney Co.'s film studio drove the company to a 22% increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter. The company posted net income of $2.25 billion...
  • Significant 'Star Wars' Presence Planned for Disney Theme Parks

    The Walt Disney Co. plans for "a far greater 'Star Wars' presence" in its theme parks, company chief Bob Iger said Tuesday. The first look at new attractions based on the sci-fi franchise, beyond "Star Tours" that currently operates at several of its...
  • Why 'Guardians of the Galaxy' May Be Marvel's Most Important Movie

    "Guardians of the Galaxy" may be the most important film in Marvel Studios' history. Its $94 million domestic debut this weekend astounded box office prognosticators who were predicting an opening in the $65 million to $70 million range, and demonstrated...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Astounds With $160.4 Mil Global Debut

    "The Guardians of the Galaxy" touched down with a dazzling $94 million this weekend, proving that Marvel is the new gold standard for movie brands. That set a new record for an August domestic debut, easily trumping the $69.3 million bow of 2007's "The...
  • 2014 Dream Ride Experience

    2014 Dream Ride Experience
    The 2014 Dream Ride Experience, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and the Hometown Foundation to benefit Special Olympics, will take place, August 22 -24 in Farmington. The event will unite motorcyclists, classic and exotic car enthusiasts, and families...
  • Netflix Stock Hits All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Estimates

    Netflix shares closed up 7.4% Tuesday to an all-time high of $473.10 after a Goldman Sachs analyst upgraded the stock, citing the company's long-term international growth prospects and its stepped-up investments in kids' programming. In a research note,...
  • '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...
  • Disney Picks 11 Tech and Media Firms for Startup-Accelerator Program

    Disney has announced 11 technology and media startups that will participate in the Disney Accelerator incubator and investment program, designed to provide entrepreneurs access to top execs and resources -- and give the Mouse House access to up-and-coming...
  • Netflix Taps Ex-Nickelodeon Exec Brian Wright to Lead Kids' Content Deals

    Netflix has hired Brian Wright, most recently Nickelodeon's senior VP of live-action development, to head up the streaming service provider's stepped-up efforts to acquire kids and family programming. Wright reports to Cindy Holland, Netflix's VP of...
  • Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans

    Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans
    Sit through the two-minute YouTube trailer for 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie "The Maze Runner," earn 25 points. Post a link to the trailer on Twitter, earn 15 more points. Facebook? Same deal, 15 points. Five hundred points earns discounts on...
  • Animation Guild to Look Into Possible Action Over Studios' 'No Poaching' Pacts

    While a federal judge recently gave her approval to a settlement of a class-action antitrust suit over alleged "no-poaching" agreements involving Lucasfilm and Pixar, the Animation Guild is reviewing a recent report that highlighted similar hiring...
  • Apple Unveils Enhanced iTunes 'Extras' for Apple TV, as Studios Push Digital Movie Sales

    Apple launched a new version of the iTunes Extras feature that will let Apple TV users access bonus content for movies they buy through the service on their HDTVs - and also let studios dynamically update related material for their titles. The goal for...