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Topics: Folk and Fairy Tales
Topics: Folk and Fairy Tales
Menken scored The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Pocahontas and many other Disney classics. He recently wrote three new songs for the live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.
The idea that motion pictures can be works of art has been around since the 1920s, and it hasn’t really been disputed since. It’s easy to see why—cinema shares characteristics with theater in terms of acting, direction, music, set design, narrative,
This is part one of a three-part series about the movie industry’s switch to digital cameras and what is lost, and gained, in the process. Part two runs tomorrow; part three runs on Friday. Cinema is a blend of art and technology, working together t
First, let's talk about that word story. It's one I find impossibly squishy in a business context. For me, it can conjure up performance art more than industry. But storytelling as it applies to business isn't about spinning a yarn or fairy tale. Rat
“To hell with facts! We need stories!” -- Ken Kesey In case you haven’t noticed, storytelling has gotten a lot more fun. We can thank social media and a younger generation for a lot of this newfangled funny business -- memes, Vines, Snapchat and mor
These innovators are connecting with consumers, colleagues and investors on an emotional level.
One might think that a conversation with Chandar Pattabhiram, chief marketing officer of Marketo, would eventually lead to the aspirational, grandiose vision of someone who believes automation is the future of marketing. While Pattabhiram certainly d
Film, television, and literature all tell them better. So why are games still obsessed with narrative?
A modest invention that prevented celluloid from tearing helped make modern cinema. An Object Lesson.
Food puzzles provide endless entertainment for humans and keep a cat healthy and mentally sharp.
AGAINST EVERYTHING: ESSAYS SEPT. 6, BY MARK GREIF Following on the heels of last year’s ambitious, if somewhat clunkily titled The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933–1973, Grief’s new book collects more than a decade’s w
The silver screen. Movie screenings. The big and small screens. Ever since 1879, when Eadweard Muybridge used the world’s first movie projector to display a loop of 13 images of a galloping horse, the preferred place to show motion pictures has been
Hear three mini-profiles of musicians and filmmakers whose art captures Latinx culture and identity — in three very different ways.
This is part three of a three-part series about the movie industry’s switch to digital cameras and what is lost, and gained, in the process. Part one, on the traditional approach to filming movies and the birth of digital, ran on Wednesday; part two,
According to the 'Daily Intelligencer', the Murdochs are "leaning toward" firing Fox's top-rated host.
This is part two of a three-part series about the movie industry’s switch to digital cameras and what is lost, and gained, in the process. Part one, on the traditional approach to filming movies and the birth of digital, ran yesterday; part three run
A teacher argues that helping students analyze the stories they care so much about is more effective than pushing pure fact-checking.
S.B. Like many of his novels, Spanish author Javier Marías’ new book, Thus Bad Begins, isn’t exactly a mystery, though it is mysterious. Here, the 65-year-old perennial Nobel favorite tells the story of Juan de Vere, a young man working for a film d
Telemundo, which is on the heels of longtime Spanish-language leader Univision, has a chance to get a huge ratings kick with its broadcast of the FIFA World Cup in 2018 in Russia. And while the event is still more than a year away, the NBC Universal-
A $100 million gangster epic starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci has become too risky a proposition for major studios.
Updated at 5:27 p.m. ET Bill O’Reilly, the pugnacious host of O’Reilly Factor, whose diatribes against political correctness and attacks on those he regarded as “pinheads” enraged his liberal opponents and made Fox News a ratings powerhouse, will not
At the turn of the 20th century, a color revolution was sweeping across Europe and North America. The invention decades earlier of aniline dyes, synthesized from coal tar, had made pigments cheap and colorfast, fueling an explosion of brilliantly hue
Fox News ad sales chief Paul Rittenberg is stepping down from the cable news network. Mr. Rittenberg, who has led ad sales for Fox News and Fox Business Network since the inception of each, will depart on April 28, according to the company. A Fox New
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