Tag Archives: Disney

Update on Disney’s Missing Mom Theory

The Myth of the Missing Mom – Disney’s (and Pixar’s) Canon (1937-2017) The biggest thing that I have noticed about this myth in the past three years is how much Disney is not following it in its recent films. It … Continue reading

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Lilo & Stitch (2002)

Lilo & Stitch was one of those films that I had heard a lot about, but had never gotten around to seeing. I knew the basic plot of the story and could remember the characters and their relationships to each … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Perhaps continuing in the vein of disturbing pretexts for relationships, Beauty and the Beast is not without controversy. The original fairy tale entirely involves Belle being sold to the Beast by her father and learning … Continue reading

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Watching Disney in French

While I don’t love all of the Disney animated “classics”, there are quite a few that I really enjoy and that I would watch over and over again. (Albeit, not as much as parents of small children…) When I was … Continue reading

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Delving Deeper Into Old Favourites

ONCE UPON A TIME Season 6, Episodes 5 & 6 (Street Rats)(Dark Waters) Disney’s Aladdin came out when I was seven years old, so after Beauty and the Beast, it was the first of the Disney animated canon that I … Continue reading

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Disney’s Cinderella (2015)

“Have courage and be kind.” With that mantra, Disney’s live-action remake of Cinderella goes from a mere retelling of a fairy tale about a young woman who goes from lowly commoner to queen by marrying a prince, to being a … Continue reading

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Love Your Lot in Life

Wreck-It Ralph (2012) Never much one for arcade games, I nonetheless found some nostalgia moments in this film when I finally got around to watching it. (Most of them had to with Pac-Man.) It was fun to see the evolution … Continue reading

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