Zeena Parkins is a quintessential 21st century musician, equally adept as a performer (her custom harp is augmented with a whammy bar) composer, and bandleader. She takes on a remarkably diverse array of roles, including touring with Björk, composing for dance troupes, improvising with electronic a ... More >>
Given how Silicon Valley moguls flee from the term "media company," you'd almost think it was as bad as "child-porn merchant." But whether they like it or not, companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are media companies. They don't have precisely the same business models as News Corp., Disne ... More >>
Moncrief SpeaksMuni Party: Ride Muni for free on New Year's EveTicket prices for New Year's Eve events are notoriously jacked up. Save yourself the worry and the cash, and check out our list of cheap, way-cooler options. Here are 10 things to do this weekend in San Francisco for less than the mor ... More >>
The gingerbread house is a holiday tradition that dates back to medieval times, but it's cropped up regularly in popular culture ever since a witch with a taste for human flesh tried to tempt Hansel and Gretl into her sugary abode. (And thus we find a way to successfully reference cannibalism in an ... More >>
tattoosoglengBienvenidos a La Mission, Mr. and Mrs. Mouse?Mission denizens received an odd, anonymous press release last week: "According to reputable sources, Disney Studios recently met with the SF Mayor's Office to plan its move to the former Hershey's Chocolate location at the corner of Fols ... More >>
Gingerbread houses are good for two things: eating and ogling. And while it's fun to get a sugar rush from sloppy homemade concoctions, some gingerbread houses are just too beautiful ― or too weird ― to eat. Allow us to present some of the most ogle-worthy gingerbread houses out there. T ... More >>
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Our critics weigh in on local theater
Fairy-tale land and the real world collide to no good end in Enchanted
The merger between Disney and the Bay Area's Pixar will likely redraw the lines of the animation world, for better or for worse. Find out where you stand!
That's not the sky falling, just Disney's Chicken Little
After struggling uphill in the difficult yet potentially profitable world of computer animation films, Wild Brain is on the cusp of success
Disney's Valiant effort never leaves the hangar
Things we were obsessing about on Feb. 9, 2005
The discipline and grace of the unreined horses are amazing, but it's still Disney-fied
In Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki soars through the looking glass
The Owl Tree
Disney does Aida
Bruce Willis stars in Disney's The Kid
Don Bluth's Titan A.E.
Disney's Computer-Animated Feature Dinosaur
Compared to the original, the new Fantasia is funnier, with fewer scary patches.