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20000 Leagues Under the Sea

What 'Star Wars' Can Tell Us About Political Risk

Global Risk Insights | Posted 02.11.2016 | World
Global Risk Insights

The human race has never known any limits to the imagination. From energy exploration on the moon to the space act signed last November by the Obama administration, space and science fiction mixes seamlessly into the possibilities of innovation and future opportunities. What lessons does this genre hold for analysts and researchers of international affairs, economics and political risk?

I've Made About 90 Feature Films, but These Are the Ones I'm Proudest Of

Kirk Douglas | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment
Kirk Douglas

I have forgotten most of them, and so has the public. However, I am proud of the ones I will tell you about. A few are sentimental favorites that mark meaningful times in my off-screen life and milestones in my rise to stardom. Others are meaningful to me because they also gave insight into serious issues.

D23 to Celebrate Discovery Bay, Disneyland's Never-built tribute to Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, at Attraction Rewind Event

Jim Hill | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Thirty-five years ago, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad first began rolling through Disneyland's Frontierland. And while millions of theme park fans have enjoyed it since then, few folks today realize that -- if Disney's Imagineers had had their way back in the 1970s -- this thrill ride wouldn't have just been a stand-alone attraction.

Six Questions With Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

Singer-songwriter and composer Stephin Merritt recently composed an original score to the 1916 silent film, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Here, Merritt answered a few questions about this latest project.