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The Lion King

The Sketchiest 'Lion King' Recap Ever

Posted 08.30.2013 | Comedy

If you're fuzzy on what exactly happened in the "The Lion King" but don't want to sit through the emotional trauma of seeing Mufasa trampled to death,...

This Advice From 'The Lion King' Is All You Need After A Breakup

Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce

We learned a lot from "The Lion King" growing up. From "Hakuna Matata," to the moving message in "Circle of Life," the 1994 Disney flick was a heavy h...

Brush Up Your (Adapted) Shakespeare

Jake Perlman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment
Jake Perlman

Shakespeare's work and legacy have lasted hundreds of years and across the entire world because of its universal themes that every generation and culture can connect to. The legacy is still evolving every year with the countless Shakespeare adaptations that are produced every year for film, stage and beyond.

A $1 Billion Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- It's a mainstay on Broadway and now "The Lion King" has proved it's a king on the road, too. Disney Theatrical Productions said Wednesday...

A Very Unexpected Twist On 'The Lion King'

Posted 06.26.2013 | Comedy

From the guy who brought us "Exploding Actresses" comes a "Lion King" makeover that just proves you shouldn't hand over your newborn to a monkey....

Broadway Goes POP

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — There was a time when most of the songs played on the radio came from Broadway. Now some popular hit makers like Cyndi Lauper and Sti...

WATCH: 'The Lion King' Blooper Reel

Posted 03.25.2013 | Comedy

When "The Lion King" in 3D was released on Blu Ray a couple years ago, someone had the brilliant idea to animate the voice actor outtakes. The res...

As Broadway's Mary Poppins Gets Ready to Close, Regional Productions to Begin Popping Up

Jim Hill | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As any good Mary Poppins fan will tell you, when the wind shifts from the East to the West, it's then time for that practically perfect nanny to pack up her carpet bag and fly off for parts unknown.

WATCH: When 3D Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong

Posted 01.28.2013 | Comedy

Godspeed, whoever made this amazing experimental animation sequence of Scar killing Mufasa in "The Lion King." We'd say it uses the best computer anim...

WATCH: Falling Off Cliffs, The Supercut

Posted 12.31.2012 | Comedy

The government may be close (or may not be? Who even knows) to reaching a deal before the country goes over the fiscal cliff, but in the meantime, cou...

Sandy Hook Elementary: Where Scar Killed Simba

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Dr. Faheem Younus

Mr. President, you are our Mufasa. You cannot say that "each time I learn the news I react not as a President, but as anybody else would -- as a parent." Let us -- the mothers, fathers and teachers -- react as parents but you must react as a President.

Happy Anniversary, The Lion King!

Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts

Today we are celebrating the 15th anniversary of the The Lion King, the highest grossing Broadway musical of all time. The epic retelling of Hamlet's ...

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.

A Guide to Family Movies That Could Traumatize Your Kids

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Whether you're blindsided because a movie's ads conveniently "forgot" to mention that there was sad stuff amid the kid-friendly comedy or because you just didn't know that a certain plot twist was coming, you still have to deal with the aftermath. These tips will help:

Scientology vs. Zombies At The Weekend Box Office

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.16.2012 | Entertainment

It's a good weekend if your name is Paul Anderson. Paul W.S. Anderson, architect of the seemingly unkillable "Resident Evil" franchise, saw its fifth ...

Favorite Movie Dads Kids Will Love

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

The greatest dads are guys who inspire us to do our best. They're men we can look up to and who always have our back, no matter what. If you're lookin...

Student Writes 'Wonderful Phrase' On Chem Exam (PHOTO)

Posted 06.12.2012 | Teen

When it comes to the toughest question on the lab test, sometimes you just have to sit back and laugh. Or at least, try to make your chemistry teacher...

Arsht Center Evacuated During 'The Lion King'

Posted 05.21.2012 | Miami

Massive rains forced an evacuation at the Arsht Center during the second act of the "The Lion King" Sunday night. "An alarm went off and they stop...

PHOTOS: The Most Adorable Warts And Snouts Ever

Posted 07.19.2012 | Miami

Just as the Arsht Center hosts Pumbaa, the singing warthog in Broadway hit "The Lion King," Zoo Miami welcomes four new warthogs piglets. But that...

Weekend Guide:

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 05.18.2012 | Miami

This weekend's event line-up gets points for an impressive range. There's everything from a family-friendly Broadway hit on the stage at Arsht to ...

Ever Wonder How To Make Yourself Roar Like A Lion In 'The Lion King'?

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment

If you want to roar like Simba -- post "Hakuna Matata" song-and-dance number -- then you're in luck. Our friends at CartoonBrew.com unearthed this beh...

'Lion King' Makes Broadway History

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.09.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Very quietly, almost stealthily, a new king has been inaugurated on Broadway. Box office figures released Monday show that "The Lion...

'The Lion King' Parents Guide Makes One Hilarious Mistake

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment

IMDB.com's parents' guide for "The Lion King" once featured a warning about a violent scene in which a young lion mauls a tourist, despite such a scen...

6 Famous Movies That Wouldn't Cut It as Silent Films

Katie Hawkes | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment
Katie Hawkes

If I learned anything from the 3D trend, it's that every big movie deserves a second rodeo if it comes back in a different form. But further pondering led me to realize that not every film would be quite so successful sans dialogue.

Get Drunk In A Trunk In Limpopo, South Africa

Pam Grout | Posted 03.07.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

This gargantuan tree was around long before the Giza Pyramid. And while it doesn't attract quite as many tourists as the oldest of the world's seven wonders, it does attract a lot of imbibers who come to snap pictures of themselves clinking steins inside the trunk of a living tree.