Why Were Musical Movies Big in the 20th Century?

Although I was born at the end of the 20th century, I still watched a lot of old movies growing up. I noticed that many of them were musicals. Those included “The Wizard of Oz,” “Singing in the Rain,” “The Sound of Music,” and many, many more. Then there were the Disney classics, like “Cinderella” andContinue reading “Why Were Musical Movies Big in the 20th Century?”

Evaluation of “Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse” (2001)

I saw a couple clips of this movie in junior high at school. But then I watched the full film at a friend’s house in the late 2010’s. Disney characters from different movies are at the House of Mouse, where Mickey and his pals have hosted a show. Mickey lets everyone go home until GoofyContinue reading “Evaluation of “Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse” (2001)”

A “Cinderella” Critique is a List Your Brain Makes…When You’re Evaluating the 1950 Film

I’ve watched this movie regularly as a small child. But now that I’m an adult, I can understand and pick up on stories and their elements more easily. We all know the story. A young maiden is a servant to her mean stepfamily, and then she gets an opportunity to go to the ball hostedContinue reading “A “Cinderella” Critique is a List Your Brain Makes…When You’re Evaluating the 1950 Film”

Disney Princess Mystery: How are the Princesses Educated?

I have thought about this for quite some time. I know education doesn’t usually play roles in Disney Princess movies. But I still get curious about it. I’ve read that Aurora was homeschooled by her fairy guardians. Belle and Tiana must have also been educated. Belle loves to read and Tiana loves her job asContinue reading “Disney Princess Mystery: How are the Princesses Educated?”