Alan Menken

The new documentary "Howard" celebrates the Oscar winner, whose credits include "Little Shop of Horrors," "The Little Mermaid" and "Beauty and the Beast."
"It’s really not really part of the movie in any overt way at all."
Even though reports are that since 1993 when the film version of A Bronx Tale won over audiences Robert DeNiro has wanted
The role of the teenaged Calogero (as in Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri)--who also serves as narrator--is played by newcomer
That and the hand dipped ice cream bars, or the VIP lounge that overlooks it all from the ship, or the freak show where a
The truth is that Vonnegut's tale is dealing with some mighty sober subjects -- the marginalization of the impoverished, the narrow concerns of the corporate class, the dismissal as surely demented of those concerned with the less well-off.
What follows is an unadulterated rave for the Encores! Off-Center presentation, at City Center, of the beloved Howard-Ashman-Alan Menken Little Shop of Horrors, as adapted from the 1960 Roger Corman movie.
As part of today's official announcement of Disney Television Animation's Tangled series, Gary Marsh -- President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Channels Worldwide -- was quick to praise the talented team that has come together to make this new TV show possible.
Hindsight may not always be 20/20 but, in certain situations, it can be revelatory. Think back 25 years to 1990, when two major Hollywood studios (Walt Disney Pictures and 20th Century Fox) had big-budget movie musicals in development.