‘Frozen’ lawsuit filed by N.J. author who accused Disney of ripoff is tossed by the judge

NEWARK — A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a $250 million lawsuit that accused Disney of ripping off the idea for its hit animated movie “Frozen” from a New Jersey author. U.S. District Court Judge William Martini said the similarities between “Frozen” and Isabella Tanikumi’s memoir, “Yearnings of the Heart,” with its themes of sisterly love…