Nearly every little girl idolizes her beloved Disney Princesses. To witness the iconic Disney character of Cinderella embark on a transcendence of race, as talented actress Keke Palmer takes on the role for the Broadway adaptation, is a huge step forward for young women of color.
For three weeks back in 2012, a team of photographers had their cameras trained on an Alaskan bear den. All with the hope that this would then make compelling footage for Disneynature's next documentary, Bears.
Now that Shakespeare in Love has officially opened in the West End and been hailed by the critics as " ... a grand adaptation" and " ... a swooning delight," Lee Hall is ready to talk about how tough it actually was to translate the Academy-Award winning screenplay to the stage.
I realize that most of the top box office hits these days are franchises that span films, books, toys, apparel, video games and the like. But truly new franchises only come along every couple of years.
Tapping into and extending imagination, and engaging social behavior, wearable technology for teens could have a huge impact on the teen-focused gaming and entertainment industries.
"It was fun around there. We enjoyed it. The girls in ink and paint were called "The Nunnery." This was during and after the Depression. I loved it. And I loved having some money in my pocket. It was great."
What was more brilliant, Alfred Hitchcock choosing to use Salvador Dali to create the dream sequences in Spellbound or Dali's creation of these iconi...
I suppose this cinema-driven loss of innocence has been going on for generations. My mom still recounts my tears upon seeing Bambi's mother get shot, or my grief over the strained friendship between Tod and Copper in The Fox and the Hound.
So just how quickly after the Disney - Lucasfilm acquisition was officially announced was tonight's Phineas & Ferb: Star Wars special put into production?
It took the stage version of Disney's The Little Mermaid quite a while to finally find its sea legs. When the original Broadway production opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater back in January of 2008, the critics were not kind.
So while you personally may be ready to let go of Let It Go, The Walt Disney Company certainly isn't. So you should probably look for the Mouse to seek out all sorts of new ways to extend Frozen's current hot streak.
I don't personally think video games will re-define creativity, but I do believe they can offer a whole new range of opportunities for people, especially those who might be intimidated or unengaged by more traditional pathways, to enjoy the experience of creative and musical expression.
Seated amidst an audience of mini people, I wondered what I was doing at this screening. When I put on my 3D glasses and sat back to munch my popcorn,...
"Do your research." That is the lesson that John Lasseter -- Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney & Pixar Animation Studios -- has repeatedly drille...
You're familiar with Emilia McCarthy's work as fraternal twin Alyssa Sworn on Season 1's Netflix's Hemlock Grove. This Ontario native started in show business at 8 years old as Cate Blanchett's daughter in the film Babel.
My husband is tall. Without heels, I don't reach his chest. That's right. He's lanky and has exceptionally and borderline-disproportionately long monkey arms, and no buttocks whatsoever. Just a flat leg-back connector. He's not big and tall. Just tall.