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Why 'Frozen' Now Ranks Alongside 'The Lion King' And 'Aladdin'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2013 | Entertainment

First, "Frozen" became a massive box-office success; now, it ranks among the most popular animated-movie soundtracks of all time. It's only the 10th s...

4 Disney Easter Eggs Secretly Hidden In 'Frozen'

Posted 12.13.2013 | Entertainment

There are often a number of hidden things in Disney films. Scar, for instance, appears in "Hercules," while Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" has a ca...

Movie Review: Frozen

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney has had such a long winning streak with its animated comedies and musicals that it's almost possible to forgive the problems with Frozen, which opens in Los Angeles today and in wide release on Nov. 27.

Huge Blockbuster Shutdown Before Production

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment

Did the King of the Jungle just lose his throne? According to Deadline.com, pre-production work on the years-in-the-making reboot of "Tarzan" has been...

From 'Zero Dark Thirty' To ... Tarzan?

Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment

Alexander Skarsgard, Tarzan; Jessica Chastain, Jane? Page Six reports that Chastain is the frontrunner to play the King of the Jungle's love intere...

Dream Books: Holiday Lit Picks

Ellen Snortland | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Ellen Snortland

If you're looking for "dream by the fire" escapist reading this holiday season, look no further than the following two books.

PHOTOS: Celebrating Tarzan For Its Centennial

Scott Tracy Griffin | Posted 01.21.2013 | Books
Scott Tracy Griffin

It was the late Ray Bradbury, one of America's most esteemed speculative-fiction authors, who cited novelist Edgar Rice Burroughs--best known as the creator of Tarzan--as the genre's leading authority as well as "the most influential writer, bar none, of our century."

Your New Tarzan?

Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment

Alexander Skarsgard better get used to jungle life. The "True Blood" star may soon become a Tarzan boy for Warner Bros. and director David Yates. Acco...

From Stage to Screen and Then Back Again

George Heymont | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

In recent decades, movie musicals that began as full-length animation features and original movie musicals have become multi-million dollar stage vehicles drawing audiences into theatres in cities around the world.

Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan Soars With Romance

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

Tarzan, it seems, has really never gone out of style. But not many movies or even books showcased his sultry blond love interest, Jane, to the fullest extent. But that's all changed with the recently published Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell.

100 Years of Tarzan -- and Putting Rainforests on the Map

Russell Mittermeier | Posted 10.21.2012 | Green
Russell Mittermeier

In many ways, Tarzan was the first rainforest conservationist -- protecting the forest and its animals against hunters, trappers and other forms of exploitation from the outside world. He was truly a man ahead of his time.

100 Years of the Lord of the Jungle in the Valley

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

For Tarzan and Edgar Rice Burroughs fans, as well as Angelenos who want to learn something about early Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley history, the Tarzan Centennial should provide an interesting and fun weekend.

Remembering Frank Frazetta, John Carter and Edgar Rice Burroughs

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.19.2012 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

The press was concerned when John Carter hit theaters March 9. For many, the question was "Does the movie live up to the books?" And then the question remained: "Does it live up to the covers of the books?"

Tarzan Raises Funds To Get Big Cats Returned

Posted 03.12.2012 | Miami

Just two weeks after Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators seized Steve Sipek's tigers and leopard, the former Tarzan ...

I'm With Stupid: Scrolling Through the Songs Stuck in My Head

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.09.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

If you have a song stuck in your head and want to get rid of it, the correct thing to do is exclaim, out loud in a fuzzy voice, "I am Iron Man!" This doesn't really work, but it does bug the hell out of people at my local library.

Former Tarzan Actor Arrested For Keeping Tigers

Posted 02.27.2012 | Miami

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigators seized two tigers and one leopard Monday at a Loxahatchee facility maintained by...

Cheeta Is Alive and Well and Living in Palm Springs

John Hood | Posted 02.29.2012 | Celebrity
John Hood

"It will always remain a mystery... but our Cheeta is now the ambassador for all the chimps that ever played Cheeta, and we'll continue on that path no matter how the press wants to spin it."

WAIT: Cheetah The Chimp Death A Hoax?

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment

PALM HARBOR, Fla. — A Florida animal sanctuary says Cheetah, the chimpanzee sidekick in the Tarzan movies of the early 1930s, has died at 80. Bu...

Doug's Dozen: 12 Unfortunate Incidents at Cheetah's Funeral

Doug Molitor | Posted 02.27.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

Caesar from Rise of the Planet of the Apes turns eulogy into call for uprising against humans.

Chimpanzee Sidekick From 1930s Tarzan Flicks Dies

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment

PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- A Florida animal sanctuary says Cheetah the chimpanzee sidekick in the Tarzan movies of the early 1930s has died at age 80. Th...

Dark Horse Comics and Imprint Sequential Pulps Writer Teams Up With Artist Tim Burgard for New Tarzan

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 01.28.2012 | Weird News
Alexandra Holzer

Come take a leap with me into the mind of a real-life veteran comic book man...beware you may end up in one of his novels so be nice and get yourself one of his books!

Angry Birds: Tarzan of the Apps

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.11.2011 | Technology
Tom Alderman

Created by Finland's small mobile game developer, Rovio Entertainment, Angry Birds is a digital phenomenon. It has been downloaded an estimated 50 million times by people of all ages.

Survivor 22: Rerun Island: Russell Blows It, Mansweater Sucks It, and Big Mouth Stamps It.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

We opened this week with a terrifying nightmare vision: Russell had cloned thousands of exact replicas of himself, and they were waking up, and flying off to attack!

Retiring

AP | By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON -- British singer and drummer Phil Collins has used his personal website to announce his retirement in a bid to clarify recent speculation over...

Going Back: A Conversation with Phil Collins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Collins remembers, "When I was twelve or thirteen The Beatles' first album came out. They had some Motown and early soul record covers, like the Stones did. This is the music that I kind of lived my life to."