Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company

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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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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Where Do We Go From Here?

So I’ve gone over my basic premise behind this blog, and my justification for doing so. But before I get stuck in, I wanted to talk a little bit more about what I intend to write about and how I … Continue reading

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What Makes Disney So Great?

“Disneyfication [is a term used] broadly to describe the processes of stripping a real place or event of its original character and repackaging it in a sanitized format. References to anything negative are removed, and the facts are watered down with … Continue reading

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