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Video: Fan ‘Broke Merida’ in Special Character Interaction

Guest breaks Merida Disney World

Who doesn’t love a good interaction with their favorite characters during their day at a Disney Theme Park? One story posted to TikTok comes from the experience with Pixar’s Princess, Merida, where one fan showed up and clearly blew her away. Posted by @faartharam, the video shows Merida smitten with a Guest who said, “I think I broke Merida.” Check ...

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Meet the Disney Designer Behind Merida’s New Look

merida doll

For the discerning shopDisney shopper or Disney princess fan, the Ultimate Princess Celebration Disney Designer Collection of limited-edition Disney princess dolls in the online Disney store has definitely been a collection to watch (especially since new Disney princess dolls are being released steadily)! The Official Disney Fan Club called D23 has just interviewed one of the designers behind the newest ...

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Two Oscar Nominees’ Surprising Disney Connection

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You probably already know that Spanish actress Penelope Cruz (who is currently nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in Parallel Mothers) has had some involvement with Disney in the form of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). You may also know that The Eyes of Tammy Faye actress Jessica Chastain (who is competing against Penelope Cruz in ...

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OpEd: ‘Turning Red’ Echoes Familiar Disney/Pixar Transformation Trends We’ve Seen Before

Turning Red

People have praised the latest Disney-Pixar animated feature film, Turning Red (2022), for its originality and unique deliverance of a one-of-a-kind storyline. I agree that there are several novel aspects at work within the film, many of which we’ve yet to see play out in prior works of animation from Walt Disney Entertainment. One example is the way adolescence is ...

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All the Single Ladies: Disney Heroines Who Don’t Need Romance

Mary Poppins

For one who is lacking a significant other, Valentine’s Day can be both a blatant and brutal reminder of one’s singular status. With all those cards, candies, flowers, and other reminders seemingly everywhere, it can really drive the loneliness home for some. But the good news is that Singles Awareness Day comes right after Valentine’s Day on February 15, and ...

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New “Disney Princesses” Join the Ultimate Princess Celebration

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Disney fans who have been following the ongoing Ultimate Princess Celebration since World Princess Week last year (which featured beloved Disney princess characters) will already be familiar with Disney’s partnership with ELLE magazine. For the last several months, ELLE has chosen two new female celebrities, athletes, scientists, filmmakers, or activists and dubbed them Disney princesses due to their “courage and ...

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Bake Up Family Comforts with These Disney Character-Inspired Recipes

Bob Parr making his breakfast specialty for his 'incredible' family.

Is cold weather still keeping you and your family indoors? That’s okay, because with February being “National Bake For Family Fun” month, you can certainly use this time to bake up a bounty of Disney character-inspired recipes. And while getting creative with your own crafty concoctions is highly recommended, D23 has made the task easier by sharing a great list ...

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Want to Become a Scottish Lord or Lady Like Merida from ‘Brave’? This Unique Company Has the Easy Way

Most Disney fans or Pixar fans have seen the Disney Pixar movie Brave (2012) about the Scottish lass Merida, her mother Elinor, and the disastrous results of a magical spell that Merida uses to avoid an arranged marriage. The movie is chock-full of bears, mother-daughter relationships, laughs, and scenes from the idyllic Scottish landscape. If you feel the call of ...

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