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OpEd: Disney Is Glorifying Bad Behavior by Idealizing and Vindicating Villains

Disney Villains cover

Once upon a time, a Disney Villain was a villain—a bad guy—pure evil. And the Walt Disney Company was known for producing very morally sound works in film and entertainment that drove home the idea of good triumphing over evil. This was (and largely still is) often demonstrated by a pure-hearted hero or heroine conquering a relentlessly wicked fiend in ...

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These Are the Disney Pets We Wish We Owned

Pluto

Throughout various works in Walt Disney Entertainment we’ve seen loyal, companionable demonstrations of love and mutual appreciation between various characters and their pets. Some relationships take on a more peer-to-peer dynamic of mutual respectability, like the bond we see between Pocahontas and her animal friends. Then there are situations in which animals are actually the caretakers of humans, as is ...

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Aladdin’s Iago Performs “The Family Madrigal” from ‘Encanto’

Even though the plotline and animation of Encanto has been winning both awards and fans’ approval since its premiere in November, the Walt Disney Animation Studio animated movie has received most of its praise or hype for its music — and now one Disney character is channeling Mirabel Madrigal from an entirely different Disney musical! Don Darryl Rivera, the Broadway actor ...

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“Live Action” Disney Remakes that Blend Real Animals with CGI

Aristocats

The Walt Disney Company has recently let the cat out of the bag about their plans to create a live-action film adaptation of their animated classic The Aristocats (1970). With Will Gluck set to direct and Keith Bunin of Disney-Pixar’s Onward working on the script, this reimagining has all the makings to become a new classic that’s sure to live ...

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Disney Baddies Who Turned Good

Which Disney Bird Are You?

From the wickedest of evil villains to those misunderstood, misbehaving but otherwise harmless antagonists that annoy us so, Disney characters usually take a distinguished side for being either for or against what’s good and what isn’t. Over the years however, we have seen many demonstrations of certain characters in Disney films shifting form their former antagonistic ways to those that ...

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Broadway’s New Aladdin and Jasmine Release a Teaser of Their Famous Duet

Disney is finally back on Broadway (with three shows: Frozen, The Lion King, and Aladdin), and Disney’s Aladdin cast have just released a beautiful rendition of “A Whole New World” as a teaser for audiences coming to see the Broadway production! Since the lead couple is being played by newcomers Michael Maliakel (as Aladdin) and Shoba Narayan (as Princess Jasmine), ...

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