DreamWorks Animation has made such well-known animated films as Shrek, Monsters vs. Aliens, and How to Train Your Dragon. Two items on the company’s 2009 and 2008 consolidated balance sheets are as follows:

1. What is the difference between goodwill and minority interest, and where do these items appear on the balance sheet?
2. The amount of goodwill did not change from 2008 to 2009. Assuming no new acquisitions or sales, what would cause the amount of goodwill to change from year to year? Would it increase ordecrease?

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