Beauty and the Beast Prequel in the Works for Disney+

According to a Deadline exclusive, a prequel to the 2017 live-action Beauty and the Beast remake is being made. The limited series will star Luke Evans and Josh Gad as Gaston and Le Fou and is set for a Disney+ release. Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz of Once Upon a Time fame will be the… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast Prequel in the Works for Disney+

A Decade of Disney: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Virginia: Welcome back to A Decade Of, in which we’ve been going over Disney’s Renaissance period. Today, Munir and I will be looking at what we consider to be Walt Disney Animation’s magnum opus, 1991’s Beauty and the Beast. The Little Mermaid, and to a lesser extent, the films directly before it, had restored the… Continue reading A Decade of Disney: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

A Decade of Disney: The Renaissance (1989-1999)

Munir: Hello and welcome to another “A Decade Of” series. This time, we are going back in time to see one of the most popular and prosperous eras in Walt Disney Animation Studios: the Renaissance. Don’t worry; we’ll also do another series featuring the most recent decade once Frozen II opens in November. While the Renaissance… Continue reading A Decade of Disney: The Renaissance (1989-1999)

So This is Love: Ranking Disney’s Fairy Tale Romances

If there are three things the general public associates with Disney animation, it’s princesses, musicals, and romance. I’d like to take a look at some famous Disney couples/pairings, starting with those involving Disney Princesses. This is an interesting topic for me because I often find the romance to be the worst part of a film,… Continue reading So This is Love: Ranking Disney’s Fairy Tale Romances

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Beauty and the Beast is commonly regarded not only as one of the best Disney films ever made, but as a great cinematic achievement in general. Based on the original novel by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, the film changed several key aspects of the story to differentiate itself from another Disney classic, Cinderella; in the… Continue reading REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Top 5 Disney Villains

“Now, shall you deal with ME, O Prince – and all the powers of HELL!” Throughout Disney animation’s long history, their villains have become just as iconic as their heroes. Some even prefer the villains and consider them more relatable and nuanced. Personally, I don’t feel that way, but I do think a movie should… Continue reading Top 5 Disney Villains