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‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Snags A May 2017 Release Date

“Star Wars: Episode VIII” will blast into theaters on May 26, 2017, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced at a shareholder meeting Thursday.

03/12/2015

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MNfusion: Orpheum’s ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Enchanting, Magical

There are few things sadder than re-watching a movie you loved as a child only to find it no longer entertaining. The same can be said for watching adaptations of those beloved stories. Of course, as a child of the early 90s, I am well acquainted with the Disney animated classic “Beauty and the Beast.” In fact, it’s probably one of my favorite Disney movies of all time.

03/11/2015

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Sony And Marvel Team Up For The Future Of Spider-Man

Sony and Marvel/Disney are finally bringing Spider-Man and the Avengers back together.

02/10/2015

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Top 5 Worst Super Bowl Halftime Shows

The halftime extravaganza “Winter Magic” was so painful that the NFL decided to cough up some major bread in 1993 to bring in Michael Jackson. Between the “Frosty the Snowman” rap and Brian Boitano being paraded around on a snowmobile, the funniest moment is perhaps this telling line in the show’s theme tune: “We’re trying with all our might.” Gloria Estefan did well, though, despite being violently out of place.

01/08/2015

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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Guide To Disney World

Pack up the family and head out for a vacation at the “Happiest Place on Earth.” As a guest of the Walt Disney World Resorts, you and your family will be treated to themed accommodations, fabulous theme parks, unique dining venues and lots of activities.

06/11/2014

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Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Debuts With $69.4 Million

Angelina Jolie scared up $69.4 million over the weekend for Disney’s “Maleficent,” trouncing the other new wide-release, Seth MacFarlane’s comic Western “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” The Universal comedy opened with $16.8 million.

06/03/2014

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Good Question: Why Are Our Kids Obsessed With ‘Frozen’?

If you are a parent of a child under the age of 10, there’s a very good chance you know the words to “Let it Go.”

05/20/2014

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Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

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Meet Jess Hanneken, Minnesota Rodeo Royalty

Rodeo royalty politely says “excuse me” while maneuvering around the Minnesota State Fair. Rodeo royalty represents the best of rural Minnesota with witty – and yet practical – slogans. “We like to say you can fix anything with a little twine and duct tape,” she said of her hometown Pine River, a town of 900 people located just north of Brainerd.

08/30/2013

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Good Question: Why Do We Dress Boys In Blue And Girls In Pink?

When Niagara Falls was illuminated blue on Monday to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Cambridge, there was no doubt what color would be used to mark the birth of the little boy.

07/23/2013

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Curiocity Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ Brings Disney Magic To Life

No one needed a bright, colorful, uplifting performance — proving there’s magic in an old trusty umbrella — more than winter weary Minnesota.

04/24/2013

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Super Bowl Ads Of 2013

If the players weren’t quite battling it out during the Super Bowl, the ads certainly were.

02/03/2013

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Disney’s Star Wars

We know that Disney purchased the rights to Star Wars.  What if they decided to make a musical version of the story.  It might go like this.

01/10/2013

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Movie Blog: Hero-Villains Of ‘Flight,’ ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

What makes someone good? What makes someone bad? Is it possible to be both, at least within the confining parameters of big studio entertainments?

11/02/2012

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Disney Buying Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion

Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series called “Episode 7,” set for release in 2015, with plans to follow it with Episodes 8 and 9 and then one new movie every two or three years.

10/30/2012

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Curiocity: Beauty And The Beast Is True As It Can Be

For a tale that’s old as time, Beauty and the Beast never feels timeworn. As one of the classic stories from the Disney vault, this charming storyline proves once and again that it’s a favorite for a reason.

10/17/2012

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Movie Blog: ‘Brave’ Falls Short For Pixar

Brave is a series of firsts for Pixar. The biggest first is that this is the studio’s first film made with princess power. Her name is Merida, and she is a Scottish lass with a mind as bright as her curly red hair.

06/22/2012