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The Best and Worst of Disney – Part XII.V: Live Action Remakes/Retellings

  When people say Hollywood have run out of ideas, this is the kind of thing they’re talking about. It’s hard not to be cynical about all of these live action remakes, especially since Disney has announced so many of … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of Disney Part VIII: Animated Features (But Not Part of the Canon)

  For reasons that can only make sense to Disney executives, there are a bunch of movies released under the Disney banner that don’t count as part of the official Canon. Reasons range from “Not animated by Walt Disney Studios” … Continue reading

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The Best & Worst of Disney – Part III: The Silver Age

The war’s over, Walt Disney Studios has built up some income from the long streak of package films, and now it’s time to release films that Uncle Walt would be proud of. The films’ plots were all taken from children’s … Continue reading

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From The Archives: You Say Evil Like It’s A Bad Thing

Last year I wrote a fairly well-received piece defending the Disney Princesses from a feminist perspective, “You Say Princess Like It’s A Bad Thing.” It was always my plan to write a sequel/companion piece to it. I like Belle and Ariel, but … Continue reading

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The Best & Worst of Disney – Part IV: The Dark Age

Uncle Walt’s dead. Everyone at Walt Disney Studios goes, “Oh shit, now what do we do?!” Most of the Nine Old Men will retire in this era, and usher in a new generation of animators from their CalArts Animation School … Continue reading

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