Traditional media and entertainment have not succumb to the Internet as quickly or severely as many people predicted. In fact, it seems that a few media giants have secured their standing in the long run. Quality programming and products continue to attract consumers as they did in the past. So while the method of transmission [...]
Governor Rick Scott signed a bill blocking local governments from legislating to offer sick pay. The Republican governor sided with Walt Disney World, Darden Restaurants, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and a broad array of powerful business interests that argued the ban was needed to avoid a patchwork of local employment rules for companies. “This [...]
Paul McCarthy's building-filling video and sculptural installation at the Park Avenue Armory opened last night. In it, videos depict actors, costumed and not, playing the roles of Walt Disney characters like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. One Dwarf is called "Too Happy"; another, seeming to copulate with a roast ... More »
By Robert Niles: So, just how expensive is Walt Disney World's $95-a-day ticket price for the Magic Kingdom? Let's compare the cost of one day at the world's most-attended theme park with the cost of other popular out-of-home entertainment options. Show More Summary
Turns out Electronic Arts investors didn't have much to fear after all. The gaming company previewed Star Wars: Battlefront in a teaser trailer, signaling that EA is serious about making good on its licensing deal with Walt Disney for...Show More Summary
Something silly this way comes, in the form of Walt Disney Animation Studios' teaser trailer for their upcoming film, "Frozen."
Already the entertainment industry’s biggest licensor, the Walt Disney Co. is looking to "Star Wars" to lift it to new galactic heights when it releases three new movies over the next few years.
In the world of investing, few things make an investor’s skin crawl like acquisitions. You’ve probably seen it before: a large lumbering company (like, say, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)) makes a huge acquisition and the stock price immediately goes down. There’s a reason for that: in investing, acquisitions are viewed as the plague. But it’s not always so [...]
Not only might Walt Disney World be getting a Shake Shack, it might also be getting a Mos Eisley Cantina from Star Wars. According to Theme Park Insider, "inside sources" at Disney have confirmed plans to build Star Wars...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One-eyed green monster Mike Wazowski and his giant blue, furry friend James P. "Sully" Sullivan go back in time as "scaring" students in "Monsters University," as Walt Disney Co.'s Pixar Animation Studios pins its hopes for a bl...
Kanye West loves comparing himself to great talents — Michael Jordan, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, even Jesus H. Christ. But
The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) claims to be a place “Where dreams come true,” but how do they compare to their competitors as an investment? In an age where technology and piracy are making the media environment more challenging, some may expect Disney and its competitors to be risky investments. Competition Piracy may have stolen [...]
After having just released the teaser trailer this morning, Walt Disney Animation Studios have announced it has tapped a trio of actors to join the voice cast in Frozen. Josh Gad ( The Internship, Love & Other Drugs, Broadway?s "TheShow More Summary
School is out and summer is finally upon us. Let the fun in the sun begin! A TripAdvisor survey reveals that this year will see the return of the summer vacation. Over 86% of respondents indicated that they intend to go on a leisure trip this summer. As theme parks drain the savings accounts of [...]
Many The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) traditionalists aren’t happy about it, but the family entertainment giant has gone ahead and opened a Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) smack dab in the middle of Main Street U.S.A. at its popular Magic Kingdom theme park in Florida. To be fair, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) did [...]
It’s like siblings trying to decide what to do with the last piece of candy. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) doesn’t care.The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) can’t agree. So no one gets it. They put it up for sale. The only problem is: which bid to take? Can’t they just get along? Due [...]
Well, color us surprised. Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World might still be a year away from opening, but hot on the heels of its GM appointment, the apparent interest in the 434-room resort is already so significant that a first series of rates for meetings and groups has been released. Show More Summary
Disney has released the teaser trailer for their 53rd animated feature “Frozen.” From the studio behind “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” Walt Disney Animation Studios presents “Frozen,” the most daring comedy-adventure ever to hit the big screen. When a prophecy traps … Continue reading ?
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Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios‘ 53rd animated feature, opens November 27. The 3D film is co-directed by Chris Buck and Wreck It Ralph co-writer Jennifer Lee. Jonathan Groff, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad and Idina Menzel lead the voice cast. Show More Summary