| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Yu Chao Liang and his wife saved a few bucks recently by checking into a mid-price chain hotel in Santa Monica for a two-day business trip from Suzhou, China. But they were not impressed.
In the room, they found no slippers, teakettles or...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Wonder Woman is finally coming to the big screen. Gal Gadot has been cast as Diana Prince in Zack Snyder’s […]...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 10:59 AM
What do Pope Francis, the royal baby and Miley Cyrus all have in common? They each made it into Facebook's "Most Talked About in 2013" list.
To celebrate the end of 2013, Facebook released a number of end-of-year lists on Monday. The lists include the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Yesterday's casting announcement that Israeli model and actress Gal Gadot will portray Wonder Woman in the upcoming “Man of Steel” […]...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:42 AM
When it comes to theme parks, the Walt Disney Co. could have a new No. 2 – Shanghai Disney Resort.
Speaking at the UBS 41st annual Global Media and Communications Conference on Tuesday, Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said that Disney’s...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Is it any surprise Justin Bieber had the most liked photo on Instagram?
The teenage pop singer's feat was announced Friday by Facebook-owned Instagram along with other statistics from 2013.
The photo, which was posted this summer, shows Bieber...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:24 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — Passengers waiting to board the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride at Walt Disney World used to stand in long lines that snaked along the sun-baked pavement.
Riders are now ushered into an air-conditioned tent, where kids can play on...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Despite an online petition that garnered over 200,000 signatures protesting the re-imagining of Pixar's "Brave" heroine Merida, Disney has no intention of abandoning its sexier version of the Scottish archer.
The modified Merida was created specifically...
| Aug 1, 2013
SeaWorld would no doubt prefer that the public forget about Dawn Brancheau, the trainer who died in an attack by a killer whale at its Orlando theme park more than three years ago. But that's unlikely to happen in the near future — not after the...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday.
Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
| May 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The new "Mickey and the Magical Map" at Disneyland offers a solid if predictable storytelling foundation for an energetic musical stage show that's expected to run for years at the Anaheim theme park.
Photos: "Mickey and the Magic Map" show at...