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'Dumbo' gets Disney live-action parade off to high-flying start

"Dumbo" achieves a minor miracle, taking a challenging animated classic and completely refashioning it into an effective, often-charming live-action movie. Director Tim Burton seemed like an unorthodox choice for the assignment, but the lead entry in this year's Disney adaptation parade sets the bar nearly as high as an elephant's eye for "Aladdin" and "The Lion King."

Disney empire gets bigger, broader with Fox deal

Like any marriage, Disney and Fox will have to figure out how to mesh what each brings to their new union. It's just that the corporate wedding of Mickey Mouse's sprawling media empire and the entertainment assets that were built under Rupert Murdoch have $71 billion worth of stuff to combine.

James Gunn rehired for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel

Disney has reversed course on its next flight for "Guardians of the Galaxy," reinstating writer-director James Gunn to oversee the third movie, after firing him last year in the wake of learning about offensive social-media posts..

'Captain Marvel' flies into Marvel's elevated expectations

"Captain Marvel" features an alien culture governed by the "Supreme Intelligence," which is as good a description as any of Marvel, the well-oiled hit machine behind it. Despite marking the studio's first solo outing with a female superhero, the result feels like one of Marvel's lesser lights -- a dutiful cog in its vaunted cinematic universe as opposed to any sort of breakthrough.

Disney live-action adaptation parade kicks off with 'Kim Possible'

Disney's upcoming movies include a trio of big-budget adaptations of its animated hits and a steady dose of superheroes. Its TV arm beats the studio to the punch and round-house kick, however, with "Kim Possible," a Disney Channel live-action movie based on the animated series.