The Comic-Con Intl. Independent Film Festival celebrates its sixth year with its first-ever jury and an awards presentation.
Puck and Pedro were the unlikeliest of TV stars: Puck was an infuriating lout who turned his housemates against him, while Pedro was an activist living with AIDS and open about his sexuality. But…
Reality TV is the genre everybody loves to hate and -- even more -- loves to watch. The criticisms are many -- showcasing the worst in human nature, delighting in other people's failure -- but tell…
This might be hard to picture, but there was once a world without Pirates of the Caribbean, the Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain. That's because once there was a world without the diverse group of…
Today Disneyland guests purchase "passports" that give them the run of the park and its rides. Once upon a time -- more than 20 years ago -- it was a different story.
Nearly everyone wants to come and play with Mickey Mouse in his back yard. While the company will not officially release attendance numbers, Amusement Business magazine estimates 13.4 million people…
There are some Imagineers who want to take you to infinity and beyond. And they've spent the last two years figuring out just how to get you there on the Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters attraction…
Immersion. It's how game designers measure the success of their creations. If the player forgets he's in his living room at 3 a.m. in front of a half-filled box of day-old pizza and starts to believe…
Few films come to market without mastering their soundtracks and then being shown at theaters with Dolby-standardized sound systems. And after 40 years as a standard-bearer, Dolby could say its sound…
Sure, the flashy tight suit and the amazing powers help. But for an audience to really believe in him, Spider-Man has to be weighed down by the very human problem of gravity.