Category Archives: Disney

Pinocchio (1940)

“Pinocchio” is a one-of-kind gem in the Disney Canon. Disney has always adapted a lot of grim fairy tales, novels and folklore – distilling some of the more gruesome elements into cheerier, contemporary films that still retain the themes and … Continue reading

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Frozen (2013)

I’ve been wanting to talk about “Frozen” for a while now. “Frozen”, to me, is easily one of Disney’s strongest films from the 21st century. I mentioned a few reviews back that a lot of the films from the post-Renaissance … Continue reading

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Robin Hood (1973)

“Robin Hood” is one hell of a good romp (or a lark, as Robin himself would say). It’s one of my favorites from Disney’s ‘dark age’, and one of the funniest films I’ve found in the Disney Canon. For the … Continue reading

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Lady and the Tramp (1955)

“Lady and the Tramp” is another one of those movies that’s a fond memory for me. I’d seen “Robin Hood” and “Brother Bear” before it and loved them both (not to mention, “Balto” and “The Land Before Time”), but “Lady … Continue reading

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Brother Bear (2003)

I grew up during the 2000’s era of Disney, the time when Disney tried to move away from the tired Renaissance formula with a series of surreal, experimental films, and while I liked some of them, “Brother Bear” was the … Continue reading

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Character Analysis: Ariel

“Bright young women, sick of swimmin’, ready to stand!” – Ariel. Disney Princess Ariel gets plenty of criticism when it comes to her being a questionable protagonist: she’s slammed by feminists for giving up everything for a man, she’s slammed … Continue reading

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