| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Another mega entertainment company jumped into the theme park business Tuesday when Twentieth Century Fox broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in Malaysia.
The project, to be called Twentieth Century Fox World, was unveiled in July but new details...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It already seems that 2014 is shaping up as a great year for water park fans around the world, as a number of new parks teeming with body slides, wave pools and lazy rivers are planned for the United States, Europe and Asia.
Photos: Best new water parks...
| Dec 17, 2013
Peggy Nugent wasn't sure what to make of an offer that arrived recently in the mail.
"Congratulations!" it said in big letters. Nugent, of Manhattan Beach, had been selected to receive a three-day vacation in San Diego, including free hotel...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:21 AM
"Big Fish," the new musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie -- as well as the original novel by Daniel Wallace -- made its big splash on Broadway over the weekend, opening at the Neil Simon Theatre.
With an A-list Broadway team, including actor...
| 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 10, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Join us at 11 a.m. PDT Thursday for a live chat about "Escape From Tomorrow," the independent movie filmed without Disney's authorization at the company's theme parks. Lead actor Roy Abramsohn will talk with Times film writer Mark Olsen about the movie,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:40 AM
After the coffee. Before getting over the Redskins' loss.
The Skinny: That was a brutal game last night. The Eagles looked great and the Redskins looked like they thought it was preseason. I couldn't tell if Robert Griffin III's mind couldn't convince...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Is Disneyland really the happiest place on Earth?
Not according to a new trailer for "Escape from Tomorrow," the buzzed-about film shot guerrilla-style at Disney amusement parks by a first-time filmmaker.
"People come here because they want to feel...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Like a lumbering and laborious monster intent on capturing his prey, Six Flags Magic Mountain continues to make slow but steady progress toward improving its annual Fright Fest event.
Photos: Fright Fest 2013 at Six Flags Magic Mountain
In hopes of...