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Disney’s Star Wars sequels: I have a bad feeling about this

Disney's Star Wars sequels: I have a bad feeling about this

November 2, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer On Tuesday, The Walt Disney Company purchased Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion and announced that Star Wars: Episode 7 would be released in 2015. Everyone I have discussed this with has mixed feelings about this announcement. The idea of a new Star Wars movie d...

The force is strong with Disney’s new Star Wars sequels

October 31, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor A decade ago in a press conference far, far away, George Lucas swore that the saga was finished, that there would never be another Star Wars film. It appears that his vision of the future was clouded by the Dark Side. A new sequel trilogy, there will be. This shocking...

Princesses promote poor values

Graphic by Brian Hwu.

January 31, 2012

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor With drool stains on his T-shirt and boogers running from his nose, I was rejected on my preschool playground by my first crush. In that gut-wrenching moment, I realized everything does not end in happily ever after. For the majority of my life, I searched ...

“Tangled” in new Disney controversy

March 12, 2010

Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor I'll admit, I don't think I ever grew out of fairytales: in my opinion, Disney movies are just better than all other movies being made today. So imagine, if you will, my sheer joy when I heard that Disney was making Rapunzel into a feature length animated film. ...

Disney: My happy ending

January 29, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Ball gowns.  Handsome princes.  Talking animals. It must be Disney. With undeniable features and characters, Walt Disney’s multi-million company has become one of the most popular film corporations in America.  From classic cartoons to special effect-packed...

Disney: Not always a happily-ever-after

January 29, 2010

Satvika Ananth Staff Writer I always wanted to be Cinderella. I wanted the transformation, the bitter revenge on an evil stepmother, the cute little mice friends and most of all, the packaged deal of Prince Charming and a beautiful castle. Not to mention the happily-ever-after. But then someone...

The 101 Dalmatians Musical kidnaps audiences in Dallas

December 16, 2009

The 101 Dalmatians Musical  is coming to Dallas tonight, and will continue to travel through the United States in 2010. This Broadway musical is based off of Dodie Smith’s book, which has now been translated into 47 languages. The 101 Dalmatians Musical is a live performance directed by Jerry Zaks...

Past meets present with Dickens classic

December 11, 2009

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer Well known for being the Christmas hater and joy destroyer, is it fathomable for Ebenezer Scrooge to become a loveable movie character? Well, anything is possible for Disney digital 3-D. Disney’s A Christmas Carol retells Charles Dickens’ classic story in flawl...

Walt Disney embraces Shanghai

November 5, 2009

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer Robert Iger, CEO of Walt Disney Co., has said that China is one of the “most dynamic, exciting and important countries in the world” and he has received the go-ahead to build a theme park in Shanghai. The Chinese government has approved that Disney may start ...