All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Disney’

Disney World Raises Ticket Prices In 2014

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida has once again increased its admission price, bringing the cost to $99. The $4 price hike is the second in less than a year. The first price increase was made in June 2013 when the rate went up to $95 for a day pass – a $6 increase. Disney also says that the …

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Disney Creates Streaming Video Service

If you love Netflix and Disney movies, you are going to love the newly launched streaming video service called Disney Movies Anywhere. The service will allow users to access over 400 Disney films that they can watch on their favorite devices. The movies can be downloaded to or streamed on computers and iOS devices. The movies are downloaded with iTunes …

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“Frozen” Princess Inspired By “SNL” Comediennes

With the success of “Frozen” comes the inevitable scrutiny of the central characters–namely Princess Anna–and what makes them so different from the characters in previous films. The writers of the film say that in order to get Anna and Elsa where they wanted them, they listened to a lot of music, and they were inspired by the strong-minded women who …

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Netflix Exclusively Gets ‘Star Wars : The Clone Wars’ Final Season, Director’s Cuts Of Past Seasons

Netflix announced on Thursday that it has secured an exclusive licensing agreement with the Disney/ABC Television Group for Star Wars content, which will see Netflix debuting the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars “The Lost Missions” on March 7th in the U.S. and Canada. Accompanying the thirteen-episode season will be the director’s cuts of seasons 1 – 5 …

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Kristen Bell Sings Live With “Frozen” Cast In L.A.

Did your inner child ever think it would be cool to see Aladdin, Belle, or Ariel do more than traipse around Disneyland with a smile so fake that it looked kind of painful? Sure, they did. Our inner kids still want to see them do a full out majestic song and dance routine – and that’s just what the cast …

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Idina Menzel Willl Perform Frozen’s Hit Song “Let It Go” At The Oscars

The momentum and hype continues to build for the latest Disney film Frozen, and the music that was involved. With “Let It Go” being nominated for Best Original Song, Idina Menzel is set to perform at the Oscars. The film has already received great praise, and in addition to its Oscar nominations for Best Original Song and Best Animated Feature, …

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Frozen Soundtrack Still No.1 on Billboard Charts

Disney’s Oscar-nominated, massively popular “Frozen” soundtrack is still the No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 94,000 copies last week, for a total of four weeks now spent at the top position. (Number 2 belongs to the “2014 Grammy Nominees” compilation album.) This is huge for the animated film, as the last soundtrack to spend four weeks at …

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Disney Layoffs: Hundreds Expected To Be Axed

Disney Interactive, the video game and digital media subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co., will soon layoff “several hundred” of its employees from a total staff of about 3000, according to the Wall Street Journal. The cuts are expected to be announced by Wednesday. The subsidiary has been underperforming for several years now and has reportedly lost over 200 million a year …

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Disney Layoffs Could Start This Week

A source within Disney Interactive has announced that it will begin its first round of layoffs as early as this week. The company has lost more than $200 million a year between 2008 and 2012 and made several other job cuts within the company. Last year, Disney Interactive laid off more than 50 workers and closed Junction Point Studios in …

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Teen Starts Petition: Make Plus-Size Disney Princess

Ever notice how Disney Princesses all resemble one another? Jewel Moor, a junior in high school from Farmville, Va., noticed their larger-than-life eyes to their irregularly small body proportion resemble one specific body-type: unrealistic. Moor has taken it upon herself to open up the eyes of the Disney creators to create a plus-size princess through one growing petition. She started …

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Kingdom Hearts III Gets A Sort Of New Trailer

At E3 2013, Square Enix finally gave Kingdom Hearts fans what they really wanted after years of spin-offs – Kingdom Hearts III. While the announcement was little more than a prerendered trailer, it set off a wave of excitement that’s rarely seen anymore these days. Since then, we’ve not seen much of it, but the upcoming Japanese PS4 launch changes …

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‘Maleficent’ Shows Angelina Jolie in Terrifying Role

Maleficent, a new film starring Angelina Jolie, won’t hit theaters until May of 2014, but it’s creating quite a buzz four months shy of its premiere. Part of the talk is about how positively terrifying Jolie is in her role as the Mistress of All Evil. The live action reboot of Disney’s 1959 version of Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent also stars …

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