Be Our (or My) Guest… for this “Beauty & the Beast” Comparison: 1991 vs. 2017 Adaptations

Warning: contains spoilers*** Many of us remember or grew up on the 1991 cartoon of “Beauty and the Beast”. I used to watch it as a small child. I have watched it in recent years, as well. Of course, I understood the story better more recently than as a little kid. A selfish prince isContinue reading “Be Our (or My) Guest… for this “Beauty & the Beast” Comparison: 1991 vs. 2017 Adaptations”

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”

“The Little Mermaid” (1989): Wish this Critique… Part of Our World

Warning: contains spoilers*** Many of us have seen and enjoyed Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” from the characters to the music and much more. That being said, I will critique the movie. Also, like I said at the beginning, this post will contain spoilers. So, if you haven’t seen the movie yet, but want to, IContinue reading ““The Little Mermaid” (1989): Wish this Critique… Part of Our World”

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?”

Let’s Get Down to Business… to Evaluate “Mulan” (1998)

Warning: contains spoilers*** I was 11 when I first saw “Mulan”. I also wrote an essay about the use of femininity in the film when attending college. Speaking of which—I didn’t find the attitude toward females in the movie to be offensive when I was 11. In fact, I saw it as historically accurate. IContinue reading “Let’s Get Down to Business… to Evaluate “Mulan” (1998)”

That’s How You Know This “Enchanted” (2007) Critique Will Teach You My Thoughts on it

The story starts off with a princess named Giselle who longs to meet her prince, which is a usual fairytale. However, the evil sorceress and queen, called Narissa, forces Giselle into a place where there are no happily-ever-afters. That is real-life New York City. Giselle looks for help, and is found by a man namedContinue reading “That’s How You Know This “Enchanted” (2007) Critique Will Teach You My Thoughts on it”

Disney Princess Types That Have Not Happened So Far

We all know the official Disney princesses as of now. Some of us may know about the forgotten Disney princesses. But that’s another post. Anyway, have you noticed these details that have never happened to Disney princesses, both the official and forgotten ones? Read below: 1: A princess who wears glasses Not one Disney princessContinue reading “Disney Princess Types That Have Not Happened So Far”

“Facts” About Disney Princesses That Are Really Common Misconceptions

Disclaimer: These statements are based on my research only. You see them everywhere. Merchandise, online images, Disney parks, and much more will feature the Disney princesses. There are Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan (although she really isn’t a princess, but that’s another story), Tiana, Rapunzel, Merida, Anna, Elsa, and possibly MoanaContinue reading ““Facts” About Disney Princesses That Are Really Common Misconceptions”

Character Critiques… True as They Can be… “Beauty and the Beast”-1991

Warning: Contains Spoilers*** The animated version of “Beauty and the Beast” remains one of my favorite Disney movies. I liked the live-action remake equally to the cartoon. However, this post will only critique the characters in the 1991 cartoon. I will discuss all the major and minor characters (including the 3 silly girls in loveContinue reading “Character Critiques… True as They Can be… “Beauty and the Beast”-1991”