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Someone Is Mad With Disney Princesses Being Too White, Gets Shut Down With Facts

This person defended Disney against any claim of whitewashing, with this (slightly wrong) geography argument P.S. Yes. Brave is set in Scotland, not Ireland, but that doesn’t make a huge difference as we know most scots are as white as a sheet of paper. And the comments on their argument was just as divided

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‘Artemis Fowl’ comes to life in Disney’s teaser trailer

Disney is making the 2001 novel Artemis Fowl into a movie and honestly it’s surprising that it took this long considering Hollywood’s rapacious appetite for adapting popular books into films. Artemis Fowl‘s first teaser trailer gives us quick glimpses at the fantastical world, including the titular criminal boy himself, the fairy he kidnaps for ransom money, and some of the expansive underground dwellings that are hidden away from most of the human race. To add to the somber vibe of the movie, we’ve got some nice Radiohead music to go…

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Someone Accuses Disney Of Whitewashing Their Characters, Gets Shut Down In The Most Epic Way

The subreddit MurderedByWords is described as “a place for well-constructed put-downs, comebacks, and counter-arguments.” These kind of thoughtful, factual and satisfying responses are increasingly worth their weight in gold in in this age of social media hysteria, where the bullies and trolls often get the upper hand.The latest example of a perfect comeback was uploaded to the forum by redditor BlackOrre. Somebody had criticized Disney’s choice of mixed race characters in the movie ‘Big Hero 6,’ discounting mixed race people as not truly ‘diverse’ and suggesting that characters should be ‘all…

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Artist Imagines How Disney Characters Would Look As Oil Paintings, And Youll Want To Hang Them In Your Room

American artist Heather Theurer creates Disney-inspired paintings that some viewers have likened to a Renaissance style, however, the artist herself says the style is more akin to the Pre-Raphaelites of the late 19th century. When creating her pieces, Theurer strived to go past mere physical resemblances of the characters, focusing instead on capturing and conveying their struggles, hope, and pride – attributes that wouldn’t be obvious to the naked eye. #9 Ariel #10 Rapunzel #11 Cinderella #12 Peter Pan And Wendy #13 Mr. Toad

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21 Disney Movie Details That You May Have Never Noticed

Imgur user Rizzivision recently published a fascinating post outlining a series of interesting details from various Disney/Pixar films. The list is full of tiny observations and cross-references to other films in the Disney/Pixar universe that will make any film geek giddy. If you enjoy reading about interesting and quirky details in films, be sure to check out the subreddit /r/MovideDetails! [via Rizzivision on Imgur] 1. In The Lion King, unlike the other lions, Scar’s claws are always displayed throughout the movie. 2. In Cars, the flies are actually tiny VW…

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star Dave Bautista responds to Disney firing James Gunn

Dave Bautista and Chris Pratt in 'Avengers: Infinity War.'Image: marvel/disney Guardians of the Galaxy actors have responded to Disney’s decision to fire series director James Gunn on Friday. The firing came after conservative personalities online resurfaced old tweets in which Gunn joked about pedophilia and molestation. Gunn himself apologized Thursday night in a series of tweets, and again Friday with an official statement after the firing went public. SEE ALSO: At Comic-Con, mixed feelings on James Gunn’s firing from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Of the core cast, only…

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James Gunn fired as ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ director following resurfaced old tweets

Image: Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock Updated 5:12 p.m. EST with Gunn’s statement. Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director James Gunn has been fired in light of tweets from his past, THR reported Friday afternoon.  “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” said Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.  Though the statement does not specify the contents of Gunn’s tweets, other users have screenshots that may point…

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7 things most people don’t know about the early animation success of ‘Toy Story’

Image: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney Some theaters are adding health warnings to their ticket counters in the wake of a Twitter thread about strobe light effects in Incredibles 2.  Blogger and advocate Veronica Lewis tweeted the thread on Friday, writing that the film’s liberal use of flashing light — in one scene, for 90 seconds straight — could cause issues for viewers with epilepsy, migraines, or chronic illness. SEE ALSO: A complete ranking of every Pixar movie ever – up to and including ‘Incredibles 2’ “I am not…

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After The 500th Time Watching Disney Movies With My Daughters, I Decided To Ruin Their Favorite Disney Princesses

After about the 500th time watching the Little Mermaid I decided I would redraw a series of them in my Inktober illness dark style. Kind of passive aggressive but whatever. I love my girls, but I also love ruining their favorite movies with my creepy versions. reply reply reply reply reply reply

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Drag Queen Elsa single-handedly pushes stuck police wagon

Leave it to Queen Elsa to step in during a blizzard. Drag Queen Elsa, that is. This Elsa was spotted outside a south Boston bar, The Gallows, pushing a police wagon that was stuck in the snow. Chants of “Go Elsa!” are heard in the background, as he single-handedly managed to free the truck, all while wearing a flowing gown and heels.  And because Elsa is a queen, after this feat of strength, he takes an elegant curtsy, to remind us that we are in the presence of Frozen royalty.…

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Flyover video reveals jaw-dropping Star Wars park construction

Construction has started on Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park and the first videos of its progress look amazing. What did the worlds we love in that faraway galaxy look like before they came into our lives, fully formed?  SEE ALSO: John Williams says 10 ‘Star Wars’ movies is ‘quite enough for me’ If the constructed land looks unfamiliar – as does the concept art at the end – it’s because this isn’t anywhere we’ve been before. Disney revealed that this park is going to look like a planet…

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What did the first-ever ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ audience think of the movie?

Image: disney Cheers, chills, and Chewbacca, too. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a movie of massive moments, jaw-dropping decisions, and megatons of involuntary audience participation. There is no fighting it: Every crowd — not just the first to see it — is going to devolve. Loudly. SEE ALSO: ‘The Last Jedi’ first premiere reactions are here and – you guessed it – the Force is strong “You guys are the first audience ever to see this,” director Rian Johnson said from the stage, where the entire cast — even…

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Disney’s live-action ‘Mulan’ finds its leading lady

Liu Yifei at the 7th Beijing International Film Festival in 2017.Image: Lintao Zhang / Getty Images Meet the next new Disney heroine. The studio’s making progress on its live-action remake of Mulan, and it’s finally found a star to fill the title role: Chinese actress Liu Yifei. SEE ALSO: ‘The Lion King’ just cast its lion queen and she’s basically royalty already The Hollywood Reporter writes that Liu won the role after an epic search that involved almost a thousand candidates from five continents.  Liu (who is also known as…

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