Oprah Winfrey

Black History Month Spotlight: Legendary Handprints—Oprah Winfrey

One of the best-known media personalities of our time, Oprah Winfrey is a producer, actress, network CEO, and philanthropist, and for 25 years was a daily fixture on television screens across the nation as host of the award-winning program The Oprah Winfrey Show. Oprah Gail Winfrey was born in rural Kosciusko, Mississippi, on January 29, 1954. …

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The Wonderful Worlds of Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time

By Melissa Pankuch, Walt Disney Archives Adapted from the 1962 novel written by Madeleine L’Engle, Disney’s 2018 film A Wrinkle in Time takes teenager Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and friend Calvin to fantastical worlds in search for Meg’s missing father. Led by a trio known as the Mrs.’s – Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. …

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Zach Johnson Looking for something “jaw-some” to watch this weekend? Look no further than Shark Tank, airing Friday on ABC. This weekend is also a great time to plan a movie marathon, as Disney’s A Christmas Carol and Mr. Magoo are both joining the Disney+ library Friday. Plus, the documentary Rebuilding Paradise and the …

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14 Disney Movies Based on Our Favorite Books

By Jocelyn Buhlman Reading a good book is a thrilling adventure that can sometimes go by too quickly. Have you ever finished a really good book and wished you could live in the world of the story for longer? Well, some of our favorite Disney films give you the chance to do just that! Film adaptations of beloved …

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Who’s Who—and Whatsit, Which, and More—in Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time

By Beth Deitchman Meet the epic adventure’s enchanting cast of characters before the film tessers into theaters this Friday. You’re about to experience an adventure like never before, as you journey across dimensions of space and time to fantastical planets with names like Camazotz and Uriel. Based on Madeleine L’Engle’s classic novel, Disney’s A Wrinkle …

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Her Time has Come: Meet A Wrinkle in Time’s Storm Reid

By Beth Deitchman “Be a warrior.” It would be a daunting command for any teen to receive, even if it weren’t coming from a figure as imposing as Mrs. Which (played by Oprah Winfrey) at the climax of the trailer for Disney’s upcoming film A Wrinkle in Time. Mrs. Which issues the directive with the …

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Oscar Noms and Downtown Disney Updates—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter Disney gets 10 nods from the Academy, and the Parrs are joined by some newbies in Incredibles 2… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs! Congratulations to Disney’s Academy Award® Nominees! We’re smack in the middle of awards season, and the nominees for the biggest …

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