"Monkey Kingdom" provides a lot of entertainment, little substance

"Monkey Kingdom" Disney 1 hour, 21 minutes You really have to hand it to Walt Disney. Despite being a massive corporate monolith...I don't really know how effective or serious Disney is about the causes they endorse, but at the...

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'Cinderella' is pretty good; just too predictable

"Cinderella" Disney Studios 1 hours 53 minutes I was talking...week's "Cinderella," the latest in Walt Disney's attempt to remonetize every single...a condition shockingly common among Disney mothers, Ella's father, a merchant...

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"Frozen" in the park

...have to brave the cold to get frozen. This Friday, the city of Soldotna and the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will present the Disney film "Frozen" as part of the city's first Movie in the Park.The event starts at 7:30 p.m. at Soldotna Creek Park...

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Kenai's Annika Oren chosen as Alaska's Youth of the Year

...everywhere and stands up to represent our nation's young people. The $5,000 scholarship award is from national sponsors Disney, Toyota Financial, Taco Bell, and University of Phoenix, as well as a $1,500 tuition award from the University of Alaska...


...people saw me tonight than see me in the commercials," said Simmons.Most of Sunday's early awards went as expected, though Disney's "Big Hero 6" pulled off something of an upset in the best animated feature category, besting DreamWorks' favored "How...

'Frozen' the entertainer of the year

...culture in 2014."Frozen" has earned Disney more than $1.27 billion at the box...and perfectly matches it with the magic Disney is known to produce. The end result is...of the top 10 best-selling items in Disney stores. There were "Frozen" sing-alongs...

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'Into the Woods' where Granny resides

"Into the Woods" Disney Enterprises 2 hr 5 minutes There are musical people and then there...bring the little ones, however, be forewarned - this isn't the Disney version of the tales. The second act of the play is about what happens...

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Runners burn off Thanksgiving meals at Turket Trot

...opportunity to get in some training for the Walt Disney World 5K on Jan. 8 and the Walt Disney World 10K on Jan. 9. Hogue was a regular participant...was a good opportunity to get ready for the Disney races, there will be some differences. Such...

Former firefighter, wife, plead guilty to theft

...CES employees checked the accounts several other purchases had been made, including personal utility payments and a trip to Disney Land, according to bank account records seized by police. Jack Anderson told police that he did not understand how the finances...

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