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Disney unloads Miramax for $675 million

Reports from Hollywood are that Disney has sold it’s art house studio Miramax to a consortium of investors for $675 million. TheWrap.com had the scoop, although Disney refuses to confirm the report. This ends a long strange chapter for Disney that found the family entertainment… Read More »Disney unloads Miramax for $675 million

Does Mickey really need a makeover?

An article in the Boston Globe states that Mickey Mouse has gotten a little stale, boring even. The mischievous sorcerer’s apprentice of “Fantasia’’ has become an empty vessel, devoid of any of the sharp edges that might define his character. I have to say I… Read More »Does Mickey really need a makeover?