Articles tagged: Disney
A lion, a sea witch, and their flashy wardrobes: A wicked history of Hollywood’s queer-coded villains
Hollywood’s use of queerness almost exclusively in its villains—as deviations from the norm—has become a lazy and problematic cop-out.
The eerie silence surrounding the release of Disney’s latest animated film Strange World (2022) underscores the studio’s hesitancy to publicly support diverse representation in children’s media. Starkly contrasting the overwhelming... Read more
The show picks up almost thirty years into Calvin’s tenure, as he begins to periodically lose his Christmas magic.
We need to talk about Encanto (2021). Or, so says everyone on Twitter the last few weeks. Disney’s new animated film Encanto is a creative sensation that examines the complexities... Read more
Picture this: you come home from elementary school at 3 p.m., grab a snack, plop down on the couch, and turn on Disney Channel. Immediately, you’re transported to the Waverly... Read more
The latest trilogy of Star Wars movies has wrapped up on a divisive note, so it’s time for Disney to start looking for where to take the franchise next. Enter... Read more
The Mandalorian: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmI7WKrAtqs Matthew: Woah woah woah! The trailer goes from stormtrooper helmets on spikes to talking about bounty hunters, one of which looks very similar to a stormtrooper. I... Read more
On the weekend of August 23, thousands of Disney fans and reporters flocked to Anaheim, California for D23, Disney’s biannual exposition of all the things it plans to do in... Read more
Last May, Disney and Lucasfilm committed a crime against humanity that almost went overlooked. Seven months after the first (and last) time I watched it, Solo: A Star Wars Story... Read more
Avengers: Endgame https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hA6hldpSTF8 Dajour: Hello Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner)! Hello Ant-man (Paul Rudd)! It truly looks like Thanos (Josh Brolin) is out here living his best life now, frolicking in a... Read more
What ever happened to artistry? It’s a legitimate societal concern given the omnipresence of 140-character Twitter screeds and Buzzfeed articles that pare life down to short, consumable, forgettable numbered lists.... Read more