DISNEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DISNEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Disney World and union reach contract agreement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198252-79/union-contract-agreement-disney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198252-79/union-contract-agreement-disney.html.csp">Disney World and union reach contract agreement</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:55:02.146-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orlando • Union officials say Walt Disney World has reached a tentative labor agreement with its largest union group that raises starting hourly pay from a little over $8 to $9 this year. The agreement announced Friday raises starting hourly pay to $9.50 next year and $10 in 2016. Union members will vote whether to approve the proposed contract on Aug. 1. The contract covers 21,000 full-time workers at the Florida-based theme park resort, which has around 45,000 full-time and 25,000 part-time em...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581982522014-07-18T11:55:02.146-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T11:55:02.146-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198252@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:55:02 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Rocky’ down for the count http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58189573-66/com-deadline-http-rocky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58189573-66/com-deadline-http-rocky.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Rocky’ down for the count</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T07:41:52.776-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 07:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Yo, Adrian! The musical “Rocky” is closing on Broadway on Aug. 17, after five months. [The Hollywood Reporter] • A trailer you’ll want to see: The one for “Big Hero 6,” Disney’s upcoming computer-animated adventure based on a Marvel Comics title. [Entertainment Weekly] • More “Saturday Night Live” casting changes: Rookies Noel Wells and John Milhiser are reportedly out, as is five-year veteran Nasim Pedrad — who, among other things, plays a pe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58189573@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:41:52 MDT Families in a merchandising frenzy over Disney’s ‘Frozen’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58032974-223/frozen-disney-elsa-caroline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58032974-223/frozen-disney-elsa-caroline.html.csp">Families in a merchandising frenzy over Disney’s ‘Frozen’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMARA LUSH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T16:17:00.073-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Petersburg, Fla. • For the Calder family, the “Frozen” frenzy began when the Disney movie came out in late 2013 and they took their 7-year-old daughter Caroline to see it in the theater. Caroline then saw it again, with a grandparent. Then with the other set of grandparents. Then came the Disney cruise to the Caribbean with the “Frozen” sing-along, the purchase of “Frozen”-themed pajamas — instead of “Frozen” dolls, which were sold out — and waiting in line at a Disney store to obtain a raf...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580329742014-06-06T16:17:00.073-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-06T16:17:00.073-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58032974@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:17:00 MDT Disney ‘Frozen’ frenzy includes Norway tourism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58033009-223/disney-norway-frozen-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58033009-223/disney-norway-frozen-movie.html.csp">Disney ‘Frozen’ frenzy includes Norway tourism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BETH J. HARPAZ and MALIN RISING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T13:59:10.004-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 01:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The popularity of the Disney movie “Frozen” has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet “Frozen” characters in Disney parks. It’s also motivating fans to visit Norway to see the landscape that inspired the animated movie setting. Harald Hansen, U.S. spokesman for Visit Norway, said the number of U.S. tourists to Norway increased markedly since the film’s release in November, with booked hotel nights up 37 percent for the first quarter of this year compared...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580330092014-06-05T13:59:10.004-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-05T13:59:10.004-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58033009@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 13:59:10 MDT ’Maleficent’ spooks box office with $70M debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58014026-223/million-maleficent-disney-owned.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58014026-223/million-maleficent-disney-owned.html.csp">’Maleficent’ spooks box office with $70M debut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T14:45:10.955-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 02:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The biggest box-office debut of Angelina Jolie’s career propelled Disney’s twisted fairy tale “Maleficent” to a scary-good $70 million opening. The PG-rated fantasy beat forecasts to easily top all films over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. Though “Maleficent” was early on considered a risky endeavor for Disney that might turn away family audiences by retelling “Sleeping Beauty” from the villain’s perspective, the film emerged as a hit largely because of the draw of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580140262014-06-01T14:45:10.955-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-01T14:45:10.955-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58014026@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 14:45:10 MDT Movie review: In ‘Maleficent,’ Jolie is magnificently majestic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57999755-223/maleficent-jolie-aurora-config.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57999755-223/maleficent-jolie-aurora-config.html.csp">Movie review: In ‘Maleficent,’ Jolie is magnificently majestic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T13:59:09.755-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 01:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The first thing you learn in “Maleficent” is that the title character, like Jessica Rabbit, isn’t bad but was just drawn that way. That’s a lot to conjure with, considering how for 55 years, the Disney classic “Sleeping Beauty” has depicted Maleficent as the meanest of the Mouse House’s many villains. But if anyone can find good in this baddie, it’s Angelina Jolie — who dominates this gorgeous live-action revision that aims to “tell an old story anew, and we’ll see how well you know it,” as the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57999755@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 13:59:09 MDT