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Was Disney's Beauty and the Beast Re-Tooled Because Belle Wasn't Enough of a Feminist?

Brian Cronin | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

A peculiar challenge exists when you are writing a film for a large corporation such as Walt Disney Studios is that there are so many executives to an...

What a Crazy, Quirky, Funny Adventure! Albert Up, Up and Away

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.29.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Inspired by the beloved children's book, Albert by Ole Lund Kirkegaard, this lively, animated tale whisks you on a journey that has to be seen to be b...

Filmmaker Abigail Disney advises 'When a film relies on violence for entertainment, walk out.' Interview No. 12

Jessica Mindich | Posted 04.15.2016 | Crime
Jessica Mindich

Someone dies from gun violence every 16 minutes in America.   YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and ...

Hollywood Actors Join Georgia Boycott Threats Over Gay Bill

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.24.2016 | Queer Voices

March 24 (Reuters) - Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore and some 30 other Hollywood actors and directors added their voice on Thursday to entertainment ind...

Hotel Dallas: The Power of Cinema Blended with the Humor of Art

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.19.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

When I first watched Sherng-Lee Huang's and Livia Ungur's fantastical film Hotel Dallas, I was reminded of that Salvator Dalí and Walt Disney collaboration Destino.

Nostalgia Theater Podcast: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Darkwing Duck With Creator Tad Stones

Zaki Hasan | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

After a brief gap, we're back with an all-new episode of the Nostalgia Theater show! This week, we're talking about Disney's Darkwing Duck, which cele...

How Parenthood Gave Me The Courage To Face A Lifelong Fear

Keryn Means | Posted 03.08.2016 | Parents
Keryn Means

"Fear has a time and place, but it shouldn’t take away our ability to have fun with our children or stop seeing the world as the magical place it is."

Disney Animator Shares the Secrets for Constructing the World of "Zootopia"

Leah Singer | Posted 03.07.2016 | Entertainment
Leah Singer

Every kid has that moment of awe when they're sitting in the movie theater watching their favorite animated movie come to life before their eyes. From...

Zootopia: Welcome to the Urban Jungle!

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 03.01.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Zootopia is a mystery movie, but it is also a comedy. The mystery part of this movie could be scary to little kids because there are dark scenes with intense action and it shows some animals going savage.

The Oscar Speech Disney Wouldn't Want You To Hear

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment

On February 26, 1942, Walt Disney took the stage at the 14th annual Academy Awards at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles and began to cry. Disney was ...

'Snowtime' -- Beautiful Animated Film With Great Characters and a Serious Message

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 02.20.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

At first glance, this film might seem to simply be about a bunch of kids entertaining themselves on winter school break with a major snowball fight. But, it is packed with some very powerful life lessons and messages.

Kanye Is Exactly Like Disney And, Deep Down, You Know it

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.05.2016 | Comedy

This week, Kanye West spun a cocoon around himself and, once inside, powered down to coordinate his remaining energy, reaching the next Yeezy level an...

And The Best Cruise Ships For 2016 Are...

Cruise Critic | Posted 02.16.2016 | Travel
Cruise Critic

The winners of the 2016 Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice Awards have been announced, naming the best cruise ships of the year, based entirely on member ...

Step Inside Salvador Dali's Surreal Paintings With Trippy VR Video

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.30.2016 | Arts

Virtual reality now lets you feel what it's like to be trapped inside a Salvador Dali painting. Parachute yourself into the Spanish surrealist's haunt...

7 Examples Why a Positive Mindset Leads to Success

Craig Zamary | Posted 01.28.2016 | Education
Craig Zamary

What are you capable of doing? Here are 7 examples of what people can accomplish with a positive mindset and can do attitude.

Discover What It's Like to Visit Pixar Animation Studios

ScreenCraft | Posted 01.28.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Does Marvel Not Own the Rights to Make an Incredible Hulk Film?

Brian Cronin | Posted 01.26.2016 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

During Marvel's announcements about their third phase of films, there was some surprise among fans over the lack of a solo "Incredible Hulk" film. This led some to wonder whether Marvel even had the rights to do a Hulk film.

Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs: An Epic Classic Now On Blu-Ray and Digital HD

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.24.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This film was designed for all ages and I still agree. I recommend it for ages 6 to 13 specifically. Younger kids will enjoy the bright colors, dancing and singing. Older kids can appreciate how difficult it was to make this film and the storyline itself.

Richard Sherman: Songs of a Lifetime

Bernie Shine | Posted 12.23.2015 | Entertainment
Bernie Shine

Academy Award winning songwriters Richard Sherman and his late brother Robert composed some of the most memorable Disney tunes ever penned and much mo...

Disney In Talks To Leave Joint Venture With Univision

Wall Street Journal | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.22.2015 | Media

Walt Disney Co. and Univision are in talks for Disney to exit Fusion, their joint venture cable and digital network aimed at millennials that has stru...

What would Walt have thought of "Two More Eggs," Disney XD's deliberately anarchic series of animated shorts?

Jim Hill | Posted 12.22.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's a really interesting time to be a Disney fan. After all, in a year where Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Inside Out he...

Winchester Mystery House Puts a Paranormal Twist on the Holidays With Its 'Spirit of Christmas' Event

Jim Hill | Posted 12.21.2015 | San Francisco
Jim Hill

Are you looking for something a little different to do this holiday season?

Want To Be An Imagineer? Marty Sklar Shares Path In "One Little Spark"

Dave Parfitt | Posted 12.18.2015 | Entertainment
Dave Parfitt

Marty Sklar's fifty-plus year career at Disney included writing speeches for Walt Disney himself.  He's the ultimate insider knowing the ins and outs...

Essential Disney Hacks To Make The Magic Kingdom More Magical

Thrillist | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

Let's be honest, Disney World is pretty insane. Where else is it socially acceptable -- encouraged, even -- for a fully grown adult to wear animal ears and eat their weight in junk food shaped like a cartoon character? But, even with supreme excellence comes room for improvement.

Here’s One Thing You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Origin Story

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment

Walt Disney will have been dead for 50 years next December, but given that his eponymous company continues to ubiquitously engage the popular imaginat...