Classic Disney movies like Wall-E, Pirates of the Caribbean and Dumbo are now available to stream for Netflix customers in the UK and Ireland. The deal also sees The Chronicles of Narnia films, Ratatouille, Robin Hood, The Aristocats and The Sword in the Stone hit the service with plenty more to come in the coming months. Next up will be titles like Pirates of the Caribbean:...
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Disney’s stellar 2013 is set to continue after the company posted second quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday. Beating revenue and profit estimates, Disney thrived on solid gains in its parks and resorts unit, a good performance from its studio business, and decent growth in its media network fueled by ESPN.
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We see it in movies, hear it in music and even read books about it: Quintessential romance seems to be found everywhere - except real life. As kids, we all watched Disney shows and movies and loved and admired the Disney princesses, which we grew up ...
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Disney layoffs were leaked Thursday, with cuts expected to begin at the studio within the next couple of weeks. Walt Disney Co. cuts will focus on marketing and home video units, sources indicate, though an unknown number of jobs...
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Dear D_____, How are you? Busy? Have classes started? What are you teaching, and how? My new classes have started and they're good, more like continuations from last semester. I have an undergraduate creative writing class at UCLA that is not like a regular writing class; I have them do everything from writing, to making videos, to reading, to going on trips with me. This...
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Disney is closing LucasArts, the game design studio behind Maniac Mansion, Monkey Island, and a slew of Star Wars games.
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PHOENIX — Star Wars fans have more than just Episodes 7, 8 and 9 to look forward to. Disney CEO Bob Iger said at the annual shareholders meeting in Phoenix on Wednesday that the company is developing "some standalone movies" featuring Star Wars characters. The news is likely to set off a new round of speculation about what's in store for the Lucasfilm franchise. The buzz has...
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Walt Disney is preparing to lay off about 150 people at its movie studio following a corporate cost review.
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The Walt Disney Co.'s fiscal second-quarter earnings surged to $1.5 billion behind Disneyland and other parks, sports network ESPN, and the strong performance of movies "Oz the Great and Powerful" and "Wreck-it Ralph." That is a 32 percent increase...
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“Oz the Great and the Powerful” lived up to its name at the box office over the weekend, conjuring up $80.3 million in the United States and Canada, according to studio estimates. Disney’s 3-D prequel to the classic L. Frank Baum tale “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” debuted...
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