The Washington Post has a fascinating article on the work of linguists who are looking at every line of dialogue from Disney princess movies and analyzing them for their representations of women. The results are mixed, to say the least.
All of our favorite characters are orphans. Or else, they had horrendously abusive childhoods. Basically, giving characters childhood trauma is an all-purpose motivation—why else would someone be a vigilante/wizard/etc. unless something had gone wrong in their lives? But here are 10 people who had normal families that…
There's been a deluge of live-action adaptations of classic animated films lately. Some have been pretty great, some have been flawed... and some have been best forgotten. But there's still a slew of them on the horizon. Here's our ranking of the upcoming live-action adaptations, according to which is most doomed.
Live-action all the Disney animated movies! No, but really, Mulan could be pretty badass.
Sure, we watch Disney villains commit some terrible atrocities over the course of their films, but we tend to be a bit more forgiving when we remember the dead. These obituaries recall the lives of villains from a more sympathetic perspective.
On the way to becoming the movies that we know and sometimes love, Disney musicals have gone through numerous cuts and changes, and sometimes entire songs are lost in the editorial process. So what toe-tapping songs of the supernatural did we miss out on?
Graphic designer Jirka Vinse Jonatan Väätäinen has taken it upon himself to transform almost every cartoon Disney princess into flesh-and-blood humans. Or — in the case of Ursula — a flesh-and-blood mollusk sapien.
Wouldn't it be fantastic if instead of Disney's wussification of Marvel's characters, the tables were turned and instead Marvel turned the Disney princesses into Skrull invaders and zombies like this Dark Little Mermaid?