Category Archives: Disney

Disney Pop Songs; or How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (After Already Trying And Succeeding)

The release of Demi Lovato’s new single – a cover of Frozen’s Let It Go – inspired me to talk about this most wondrous of franchise offshoots. One that I, perhaps against my better judgement – absolutely love, despite their … Continue reading

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Disney performances at the Oscars

How is it that Disney’s performances at the Oscars always seemed to get it so right? While Disneyland seemed to move into the complete opposite direction of light fluffy out-of-context disneyfication, these performances were inspiring, amazing, creative, expertly choreographed and … Continue reading

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‘Aladdin’ gets new and more mature feel with Disney stage show, 2013 article by The Canadian Press. Aladdin is a good film. Great even. But I know it could have been a masterpiece. And that’s why it breaks my heart … Continue reading

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A little bit about Eisner

Michael Eisner is widely considered to be one of the major causes of the massive dip in quality that plagued many Renaissance and post-Renaissance films. His reign only came to an end when he was booted out in 2005 and … Continue reading

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Frozen: Trailer time!

So, if you are one of the many who follow (stalk?) my relatively new blog, then first and formost I would like to apologise for inisutating that you are stalkers. *gulp* I’m sure you’re all very nice people. And I am very … Continue reading

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Dinosaur: IT TALKS!!!

Dinosaur. The Disney animated film that always seems to be forgotten about. It is a part of the official Disney animated canon, and is slap bang in the middle of the 90’s Renaissance films (ending with Fantasia 2000 – the … Continue reading

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Frozen teaser trailer – clever marketing or falling into bad habits?

Every since Pixar was bought by Disney in 2006, with Pixar’s John Lasserter heading both companies, Disney has been on a creative upswing (while Pixar has arguably started to come across a few stumbling blocks). Part of this reinvigoration included … Continue reading

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Merida the Disney Princess

A representation of the Pixar character Merida before and after she was overly-sexualised for her placement within the Disney princess franchise. Merida is not a sexy, beautiful object, as she is portrayed here. Despite the film’s flaws, Brave portrays quite … Continue reading

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Brother Bear: better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all?

The year is 2003. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the highest grossing film at the box office. Meanwhile, Disney is alive and well. Pixar has just released their smash hit Finding Nemo, distributed by … Continue reading

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An quick look at DisneyToons sequels

DisneyToons is notorious for its sequels to critically successful films released by Walt Disney Animation Studios. It was an initiative set up by the money-grubbing whores known in the entertainment industry as “studio executives”. Kids are stupid, right? And they … Continue reading

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