Kind Courage: The New Cinderella

How Cinderella embodies the best of the feminine divine.


A New Maleficent

How the remake subverts the original with a feminist twist.

Tangled: Realizing a Dream

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 →

Pocahontas: Savages

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 →

The Evolution of Tinker Bell

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 →

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