Aladdin is special to me for being the very first Disney movie I ever watched, and perhaps the only one I--according to my parents--would cry at the end of, as I apparently wanted them to rewind the VHS tape and play it again. I couldn't tell you what I saw in it over 20 years… Continue reading Movie Review: ‘Aladdin’
Spoilers abound. I remember back in 2011, my college friends and I (all of us Fine Arts students) were already expressing not-so-high hopes for Disney's Frozen. Many of our complaints centered on it possibly being a bastardization of yet another fairy tale (Hans Christian Andersen's "The Snow Queen," about a little girl named Gerda rescuing her… Continue reading Movie Review: ‘Frozen’
I've known a long while now that Disney, even though I grew up with and loved its 90s Renaissance era films, wasn't exactly known for its feminism, historical accuracy, and cultural representation, to name a few things. But I decided to open that can of worms, in the name of picking up a few useful somethings.
I had one of those rare days off in which I simply stayed at home in my house clothes and did nothing but eat/lounge around/mentally work out a few stories/play computer games/surf the internet all day.