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  • 'Alice in Wonderland' took Crispin Glover to new heights

     
    SCENE STEALER Patrick Kevin Day talked to actor Crispin Glover about the whimsical 3-D adventure movie, "Alice in Wonderland," and acting on stilts as the Knave of Hearts. You can read his previous Scene Stealer interviews and Liesl Bradner's Wizards........
  • Disneyland history event will replace D23 Expo this year

     
    As reported first here at the Hero Complex, the D23 Expo will not be staged again in Anaheim until next year, which Disney made official Wednesday by announcing the dates of Aug. 19-21, 2011, for the Disneyphile's answer to Comic-Con......
  • Disney to close Bob Zemeckis' digital film studio, laying off hundreds

     
    In a cost-savings move, Walt Disney Studios is shutting down director and producer Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers Digital studio in Marin County, which employs 450 people. Those employees will be phased out over the course of the year until the facility.......
  • The Morning Fix: No green for 'Green Zone!' A Glenn Beck backlash? FCC to unveil grand broadband plan. RIP, Peter Graves

     
    After the coffee. Before giving up on trying to get back that hour of sleep. The future is now. This week the Federal Communications Commission is expected to submit its much anticipated and controversial plans for a broadband nation. Part......
  • Producer Scott Rudin negotiating to leave Disney

     
    With the recent demise of Miramax Films and its possible sale, the specialty label’s biggest movie producer, Scott Rudin, is negotiating to end his lucrative production deal with corporate parent Walt Disney Co. A prolific producer who supplied Miramax....
  • Iger and the C-suite takes in 3-D at DES

     
    In case anyone missed Walt Disney Co.'s eagerness to embrace new technology, that focus was on full display at today's opening of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Call it a C-suite entourage. Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger was......
  • 'Matrix,' 'Star Wars' and 'Lord of the Rings' -- coming soon in 3-D?

     
    Bring it on? John Harlow, writing for The Times of London, reports that the success of "Avatar" and its less-in-your-face style of 3-D is inspiring Hollywood executives to eye their archives for films of the fantastic that might be represented......
  • You don't look so good: 'Avatar,' 3-D movies and the science of queasiness

     
    Over at our new sister blog, 24 Frames, there's an interesting piece by Rachel Abramowitz about the headaches of 3-D, although you won't hear any complaints from Jim Cameron and his wife, Suzy Amis, shown here at last month's premiere......
  • Cast for Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' remake reported to be set

     
    Already remade into video game characters, the Beatles are now one step closer to getting the modern 3-D treatment. Director Robert Zemeckis has reportedly zeroed in on the cast for his computer animated take on the 1968 film "Yellow Submarine."......
  • Is there a master plan behind Disney's house cleaning?

     
    I'm assuming that the giant pillars of the Seven Dwarfs are still atop the Team Disney building, but hearing the news today that Oren Aviv has been ousted as studio production chief, I'm getting the feeling that everything else at......
  • 'Avatar' is now more than movie -- it's a Pandora's box of pop culture

     
    Remember when "Avatar" was just a movie? There have been breathless reports that "Avatar" is so vivid and so powerful that moviegoers walk out feeling let down by the gray world here on boring old Terra. "Movie-goers feel depressed and......