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The Artists & Animators Behind Disney's Aladdin Pay Tribute to Robin Williams

Jim Hill | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you were to ask members of the general public which Disney character they most closely associated with this late comic genius... Well, it wouldn't be even close. It was Williams' hilarious & heartfelt voice work as the Genie in 1992's Aladdin.

Miss Hulu and Her Conflicted Media Father

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media
John Tarnoff

On the face of it, Disney, Fox and (a silenced due to conflict of interest issues) Comcast are acting like Miss Hulu's overprotective father who won't let his daughter get married.

The New Star Wars, Disney & Why Sci-Fi Was So Great in the 1970s

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

It's by far the biggest, best and most surprising entertainment news of 2012, yet still no one knows quite what to make of it: starting in 2015 we're getting a new Star Wars trilogy, beginning with Episode VII, supervised by George Lucas and produced by Disney.

Did George Lucas Always Plan On 9 'Star Wars' Movies?

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

SAN FRANCISCO -- One of the many intriguing sub-plots in "Star Wars" lore is just how many sequels moviemaker George Lucas originally wanted to make. ...

'Who The F-- Is In The Room': Where Is Hwood's Next Generation?

2011-11-11-Screenshot20111111at3.30.52PM.png | Posted 10.10.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter and first appeared in the Oct. 19 issue of the magazine. They were part of Hollywood lore, the ...

Raise Children, Not Consumers

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Popular culture is now so ubiquitous, intense and unrelenting that if your children are exposed to it without sufficient limits or guidance, it will go far beyond simple entertainment and become a powerful -- and unhealthy -- influence on them.

A Noticeable Absence On Disney's Board

Reuters | Jessica Wohl | Posted 03.23.2012 | Business

By Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - When Disney shareholders vote to re-elect directors at its annual meeting in March, neither Steve Jobs' wif...

Disney CEO Stepping Down In 2015

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 12.07.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Disney CEO Robert Iger will remain in his job through March 2015 and then serve as executive chairman for another 15 months to hel...

For Big Company CEOs, Cash Bonuses Are Back

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Big bonuses are back at some companies. Bonus pay at 50 major corporations gained 30.6 percent last year, a jump of $43 million, the Wall Street Jo...

Obama Naming 18 Corporate Chiefs To Export Council

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Moving trade to a front burner, President Barack Obama claimed Wednesday that the U.S. was on track to meet his goal of doubling ex...

Will Google's Buzz Hurt Facebook? Twitter? : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 10, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Google debuted its new social feature Google Buzz yesterday. As expected it allows GMail users to share links and updates, as well as locations with...

Sun Valley Media Conference Photos: Mogulmania Day 1! (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The annual Allen & Company summer media conference kicked off in Sun Valley, Idaho Tuesday night and by Wednesday morning the attendees were decked ou...

My Multitasking Secrets Will Change Your Life

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Whoever said that the early bird gets the worm could have been talking about me, only I'm a person, not a bird, and I'm not interested in getting worms, more like getting things done.

Greening Hollywood: TreePeople's L.A. 2.0

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

"We're doing a full retrofit of Los Angeles. L.A. 2.0. We're creating a sustainable prototype by retrofitting Los Angeles with a functioning forest."

Dick Van Dyke Again Sings "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Dick Van Dyke may be 82, but he can still get 14 syllables into a single word. Van Dyke sang "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" ...

Iger: Disney to Reap $1 Billion Online

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co. expects to collect $1 billion in revenue from online content this fiscal year, a significant rise from estimat...