How Cinderella embodies the best of the feminine divine.
JAN / FEB 2014: BY LIANNE M. BERNARDO Haven’t any of you ever had a dream?” Rapunzel asks a group of thugs hanging out in a tavern. In Disney’s Tangled the power, importance, and the fulfillment of dreams play an important role in Rapunzel and Flynn’s stories. She dreams of visiting the source of the... Continue Reading →
JAN / FEB 2014: BY CHARITY BISHOP Like many others, I grew up on Disney. I figured out which films I liked and watched them over and over, until maturity took me into more “grown up” forms of entertainment. Yet, as I look back, Disney in many ways, shaped me into the person I am... Continue Reading →
JAN / FEB 2014: BY CARISSA HORTON When a new baby laughs for the first time a new fairy is born, and as there are always new babies there are always new fairies.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan There is only one character apart from Mickey Mouse that is synonymous with Walt Disney Animation; the... Continue Reading →
JAN / FEB 2014: BY VERONICA LEIGH Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It can also be skin deep. It is a tale as old as time: a beautiful girl sees through the outer shell of a hideous man and through true love, transforms his life. For years, Disney worked to create an... Continue Reading →
JAN / FEB 2014: BY RACHEL SEXTON From it’s early beginnings with short films about a mouse named Mickey to it’s latest three-dimensional features with the Pixar company, Disney is known for it’s animated work. This monopoly on cartoons has made the name Disney synonymous with family entertainment. Even the live-action films the studio has... Continue Reading →
JAN / FEB 2014: BY CAITLIN HORTON "...in a single day and night of misfortune, the island of Atlantis disappeared into the depths of the sea." —Plato, 360 B.C We all remember the one Disney animated movie we saw and were summarily distressed by. For me, it was a tie between Pinocchio and Dumbo. Both... Continue Reading →
JAN / FEB 2014: BY GINA DALFONZO I’m a bit of a girly girl, and have always loved fairy tales, so you might expect that my favorite Disney animated classic would be a princess movie. And it’s true that for a long time I was all about the princesses. I saw Cinderella three times as... Continue Reading →