| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wang Jianlin is the wealthiest man in China, owns the biggest theater chain in the world and wants to create the world's largest movie studio in his home country.
Hollywood is taking the billionaire chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Corp. seriously, but...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
NEW YORK — The film-world provocateur John Sloss wants to catch your attention with the marketing images for his new release. He just might succeed: The movie's poster features Disney's cheery cursive script on a blazing yellow background under...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:08 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium.
The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
| Oct 9, 2013
I'm ticked off at the driver in front of me at the light. He threw out some trash. I got out of my car and threw it back twice. He said, "What's wrong with you lady?" What's wrong with me? It's the street, not the city dump. Why does it seem like young...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger said he likes what he sees from Netflix, but added that he thinks it will be hard for the streaming video service to "corner the market."
"No question Netflix has a running start," said Iger,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Disney is really good at making sure disabled people can enjoy the theme parks as much as anyone else.
I don't expect that to change — even with the buzz this week about the company shifting the way it gives disabled people access to rides because...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
NEW YORK -- The effects of Superstorm Sandy plagued New Jersey throughout the summer, according to a poll released Wednesday that showed 38% of state residents who visited the Jersey shore spent less time there than they expected.
The poll, conducted by...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Princess Fairytale Hall, a meet and greet area for royal Disney characters, will open at Magic Kingdom on Sept. 18, Disney World said Friday.
The area is part of the theme park's New Fantasyland expansion and is located in the shadow of Cinderella...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At first, director Travis Preston wanted to seat the audience for "Prometheus Bound" at the Getty Villa where the actors would normally be: on the plaza in front of the museum that doubles as a stage for the Getty's annual late-summer outdoor...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Knott's Berry Farm will add six new haunted mazes for Halloween Haunt 2013 and bring back Elvira Mistress of the Dark for her first show at the Buena Park theme park in more than a decade.
The 41st annual Knott's Scary Farm will start Sept. 26 and run...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Your feet may be tired from walking around in the theme parks all day, but funny thing about magic: no matter how much of it you enjoy, it leaves you wanting more. If you crave more magical experiences after a day at Central Florida's theme parks, you can...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Few words conjure up exotic images more than “Africa.” The Dark Continent is synonymous with exotica: magnificent animal migrations; panoramic vistas of mountains, rivers, waterfalls, savannahs and lakes; wilderness trails, picturesque...