| May 18, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Micky Dolenz played to a full house at Disney World on Friday — but he really would have preferred not to be.
"Frankly, I wish it was someone else," Dolenz said after finishing a few songs during the Flower Power concert series, part of the Epcot...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 5:30 AM
Universal Studios Hollywood has announced plans for haunted attractions based on "The Thing," "The Wolfman," "Scream," "Hostel" and "House of 1000 Corpses" films as well as shock rocker Alice Cooper and the La Llorona folk legend while continuing to...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The construction wall is (mostly) down around Despicable Me Minion Mayhem at Universal Studios, giving theme-park guests a peek at the coming attraction. The entrance is on the main drag of Universal Studios, across the street from Shrek in 4-D. Minions,...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:48 PM
The Summer Concert Series begins Saturday at Universal Studios theme park. The first musical guests will be cast members from the Nickelodeon TV series “Victorious,” including Florida native and star Victoria Justice. Additional “...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:46 PM
We might be tempted to start referring to Universal Orlando as Cranes Roost South. There's a building boom going on with the just-announced Cabana Bay hotel plus two projects that are obviously underway — prominent heavy machinery in multiple...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The allure the 1960s television band The Monkees still holds nearly 45 years after its show was canceled and the group had the last Top 40 hit of its original run is amazing. Whatever nerve that band tapped into, it’s......
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Gaylord Palms resort will say “Merry Madagascar” to guests for its ICE! exhibit this year. Elaborately carved, colorful ice pieces, created by Chinese artisans, will reconstruct the story of “Merry Madagascar,” an animated short...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:44 PM
First published on April 24, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Sep 4, 2011
Puss in Boots, that suavest of swashbuckling cats, surely had a life of adventure before hooking up with Shrek and Donkey and the gang. DreamWorks Animation and director Chris Miller certainly thought so.
With that premise in mind, "Puss in Boots," a...
| Oct 31, 2010
It seemed the perfect fit: Will Ferrell's comedic antics set within the lighthearted world of animated film. But after working on 2006's "Curious George," he thought maybe he'd stick to live-action movies.
"It wasn't the end-of-the-world experience,...
| Nov 24, 2010
For "Tangled," the studio's 50th feature-length cartoon, the team at Disney has taken a deep breath and tried to be all things to all animation-loving people. There are some hiccups along the way, but by the end there is success.
Whether you like...