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3 years 10 months ago

Live at Disney World?

ORLANDO (AP) - The Walt Disney Co. announced an ambitious plan to build multimillion dollar homes in a new gated community it's creating at its famous Florida resort. About 30 properties will be available this year in the Golden Oak resort community at the Walt Disney World Resort. The...

3 years 11 months ago

'Oceans' takes jaw-dropping plunge into sea

Fish that look like rocks - or scarves, or a jeweled brooch, or anything but fish - are among the fascinating underwater creatures that inhabit "Oceans." This stunningly beautiful documentary is the second in a series from the new Disneynature label, which gave us "Earth" exactly one year ago...

4 years 3 weeks ago

'Waking' Disney from animation slumber

Animation had sunk so low at Walt Disney by the early 1980s that artists at the studio that invented feature-length cartoons would invoke the name of a slumbering Disney princess, wondering if she ever would awaken. The documentary "Waking Sleeping Beauty" picks up from there, relating the remarkable revival...

4 years 4 months ago

'Princess and Frog' rules box office

"The Princess and the Frog" earned a big wet kiss from family audiences as the animated musical leaped to No. 1 with $25 million in its first weekend of nationwide release, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Disney musical is the studio's first hand-drawn animated tale in five years,...

4 years 6 months ago

'Toy Story' and sequel get new life in 3-D

"Toy Story" has always been a 3-D film, even if moviegoers never saw it that way. Computer-generated animation made the 1995 Pixar smash 3-D by design, with virtual cameras moving through a digital space, capturing the mass and dimension of each character and setting. At the time, though, theaters...

4 years 7 months ago

Disney to acquire Marvel for $4 billion

The Walt Disney Co. says it is acquiring Marvel Entertainment Inc. for $4 billion in cash and stock, bringing characters like Iron Man and Spider-Man into the Disney family. Under the deal, Disney will acquire ownership of 5,000 Marvel characters. Disney said Monday that Marvel shareholders will receive $30 per...

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