How Disney’s Sleeping Beauty (1959) Solidified Animation As An Art Form

Aurora is the epitome of the timeless princess; however, the film’s true beauty is pronounced in its direction, and depth of artistic detail and color.

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Snow White (1937): A Technological Marvel That Changed Animation

In ’37 Walt Disney Studios developed the multiplane camera; one of the animation tech advancements that would solidify Snow White’s importance forever.

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Dark Origins Behind Disney Fairy Tales Part II: Cinderella and Rapunzel

No glass slipper. No fairy godmother. Still, there is magic. Aschenputtel (“Cinderella”) by the Brothers Grimm is a recorded, much darker version.

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Memorable Spirits from ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ (2005)

A focus on one of Avatar’s most fascinating, esoteric, and even unsettling features: the spirits.

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Disney and Pixar’s ‘Onward’ (2020): An Unexpected Journey

Disney/Pixar’s Onward (2020) displays strong and sophisticated messages that adults can enjoy and enough magic and wonder for younger audiences.

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