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  • Lori MacPherson to Leave Disney as Studio Restructures Home Entertainment Group

    The changing of the old guard continues to take place inside Hollywood's homevideo divisions. Lori MacPherson, a 23-year-vet of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, is leaving the company as executive VP, global product management at the end of the...
  • Harrison Ford 'Curious and Excited' About Possibility of 'Blade Runner' Sequel

    Though eyes have been on Harrison Ford lately with "Star Wars: Episode VII" news, he's got his eye on a "Blade Runner" sequel -- at least, that's what he told Redditors during his Ask Me Anything on Sunday. When asked how he felt about a sequel to Ridley...
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum

    George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum
    Billionaire "Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who wants to establish a major museum to house his significant art and movie memorabilia collection, is considering Chicago as the location after plans for his $300 million Lucas Cultural Arts Museum stalled...
  • Teaser video hints that Captain America will appear in Disney Infinity game

    Teaser video hints that Captain America will appear in Disney Infinity game
    So, how can there be any doubt that the Avengers are about to assemble for Disney Infinity after the YouTube teaser video that was posted today? The video shows Captain America’s iconic shield flying though various Disney Infinity game-play worlds...
  • Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar

    Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar
    Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
  • 'Star Wars Episode VII' Has Begun Shooting, Casting Nearly Complete, Says Disney's Alan Horn

    While Disney chairman Alan Horn remained mostly tight lipped during an interview at the Loyola Marymount School of Film and Television in Los Angeles, he did let it slip that "Star Wars Episode VII" has already begun shooting and has much of its cast....
  • Star power sheds light on autism

    Star power sheds light on autism
    Ed Asner was in the throes of a custody battle when a psychologist examining the family remarked that his son seemed to lack empathy. Two weeks later, doctors at UCLA's Center for Autism Research and Treatment revealed that Charles, then 7 or 8, was...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Teams with Lucasfilm For 'Star Wars' Episode

    CBS' geek-fueled "The Big Bang Theory" and Lucasfilm are collaborating for a special "Star Wars" episode. "The Big Bang Theory" has teamed with a group of special effects technicians from Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic to re-create Dagobah, the...
  • 'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear

    'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear
    **1/2 (out of four) Earlier this year “The Lego Movie” reminded moviegoers that animated movies can be totally awesome, and it was much needed: The form has fallen into such a rut that Pixar (“Monsters University”) not only doesn&...
  • Is Disney's Big-Game Hunting Paying Off?

    Compared with the sizable acquisitions Disney CEO Bob Iger has made in the past, his $500 million-plus payout for Maker Studios last week seems downright thrifty. But the purchase not only moved Disney-watchers to question Maker's value, it also had...
  • Pixar movie music performed at symphony pops concert

    Pixar movie music performed at symphony pops concert
    Ever wondered what “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” would sound like performed by a symphony? Now is your chance. On Friday, April 11, the Virginia Symphony Pops will present “Pixar in Concert” at the Ferguson Center for the...