Rediscovering an Old Favourite: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Have you ever had a book or a movie that you saw or read once years ago and haven’t been able to get out of your head ever since? Do you only remember vague things about it, like the basic plot, a single scene, a character’s name, or a line from it? I know that … Continue reading Rediscovering an Old Favourite: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Cinderella Does Not Wait Around for a Prince to Save Her

Too many times people have lamented that early Disney Princesses are insufficient role models because they simply wait around until a Prince saves them. Earlier, I wrote a post on other classic Disney Princesses who are treated as though they too sat around waiting for their Prince to save them. Cinderella seems to consistently be … Continue reading Cinderella Does Not Wait Around for a Prince to Save Her

Actually, No. These Princesses Didn’t Sit Around Waiting for a Prince to Save Them

We’ve heard it before. The lamentation for Princesses who actively help themselves rather than just acting as damsels in distress. The joy when a new Disney princess is revealed, who ‘finally’ doesn’t just sit around until a prince comes and saves her. In fact, there have even been people, such as Keira Knightley, who allegedly … Continue reading Actually, No. These Princesses Didn’t Sit Around Waiting for a Prince to Save Them

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Casting ‘Controversy’

On July 3, news broke that Ariel in the new live-action Disney The Little Mermaid had been cast. Actress and singer, Halle Bailey (not to be confused with Halle Berry) is set to play Ariel in the new reboot. This news caused quite an uproar on twitter, flooding the site with tweets both for and … Continue reading Disney’s The Little Mermaid Casting ‘Controversy’