| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Two Imagineers with major influences on attractions at Walt Disney World and other theme parks will be officially tabbed as "Disney Legends" next month. Tony Baxter and Collin Campbell will be honored alongside TV producer/host Dick Clark, actors Billy...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BARCELONA - 3D animated movie "Foosball," the latest film from Juan Jose Campanella ("The Secret in Their Eyes"), rewrote the history books Thursday in Argentina, opening in cinemas theaters to a first-day Pesos 4.3 million ($774,000) box office and 104,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
For the past six years, Club Penguin has been the top virtual world for kids. But as its members have grown up, or turned their short attention spans elsewhere, the social network has risked becoming another MySpace.
But Disney, which bought the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:30 PM
DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg is pretty frank on why "Turbo" hasn't performed well in domestic theaters since its release July 17: "It was a bad date."
"The film's soft opening was a clear result of an oversaturated marketplace and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a small increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks and theme parks.
But gains in those areas were blunted by the performance of Disney's movie studio, which posted a 36%...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The Walt Disney Animation Studios announced "Zootopia," a new 3-D animated feature film from "Tangled" director Byron Howard, at the D23 Expo in Anaheim on Friday.
Howard described "Zootopia" as "a buddy action comedy set in an animal world where humans...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When it comes to computer-animated movies, studios seemingly can't get enough of talking animals, planes, cars, monsters, cavemen, snails and little blue creatures who live in mushrooms.
But there are signs that the abundance of animated movies may be...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:19 PM
There's no dispute that "Despicable Me 2" is a runaway smash.
On Saturday, the animated sequel eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, more than $250 million better than the 2010 original.
That total puts "Despicable Me 2" in the top 40 of...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:28 PM
One Direction: This Is Us
You could be forgiven for rolling your eyes last summer at the news that last summer’s flashy pre-fab pop phenomenon One Direction would be releasing a concert documentary this summer.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Going back to school proved to be highly profitable for Disney-Pixar's "Monsters University," which today crossed $700 million at the worldwide box office, making it the fourth-highest grossing toon for Pixar.
"Monsters University" -- behind "Toy Story...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
What is Pixar doing, settling for adequacy?
"Monsters University," the weirdly charmless sequel to the animated 2001 Pixar hit "Monsters, Inc.," is no better or worse than the average (and I mean average) time-filling sequel cranked out by other...