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Disney Villains: Part 2. No One Fights Like Gaston

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Disney Villains is a separate Walt Disney Co. franchise which brings to life over 120 villains from Disney films, television shows, video games, books and resorts.  In this five-part series, we take a look at our top 5 Disney villains! This week, the spotlight is on….   GASTON   This egotistical hunter is best known for his role as the antagonist in Disney’s 1991 feature animated film Beauty and the Beast. At the beginning of the film, Gaston appears to be just extremely intolerable, rather than villainous. His conceited and rude behaviour makes him irritating but harmless. However, as time...

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Disney Villains: Part 1. Who’s The Fairest of Them All?

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Disney Villains is a separate Walt Disney Co. franchise which brings to life over 120 villains from Disney films, television shows, video games, books and resorts.  In this five-part series, we take a look at our top 5 Disney villains! This week, the spotlight is on….   The Evil Queen       Queen Grimhilde Also known as The Evil Queen, Grimhilde is the iconic and narcissistic antagonist in the 1937 film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. While the Walt Disney Co. does not acknowledge her name in the canon anymore, old publicity material and comics often included her...

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A Tale of Two Sisters

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Once Upon a Time, there were two sisters who loved Disney more than anything. Not only did they combine forces to collect everything Disney, but they coloured their hair, tattooed their bodies, purchased a new Disney inspired wardrobe, travelled to Disneyland and decorated their homes - all in the name of the iconic mouse.       Disney Down Under For Amber (28) and Lacey (23), Disney began as children, watching Alice in Wonderland on VHS.  Born and raised in Auckland, their collections began as children with their family purchasing them Disney books, toys and movies. These fleeting memories and...

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Ursula: Villain and Vixen

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Ursula, or ‘The Sea Witch’ is 50% human, 50% octopus and 100% villainous, but that doesn't stop us from being fascinated with this obese, lavender colored sea goddess who has been captivating audiences for 25 years. Ursula had her beginnings in the original Hans Christian Andersen tale which saw her as a kind of neutral enabler. This role was perceived to be too mild for Disney, who adapted the character into a fully-fledged villain who has gone onto to contribute to the story, and the Disney tradition in such a significant way.       Ultraviolet Ursula Ursula’s debut in...

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Listen Well All of You: Sleeping Beauty 101

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 “But…before the sun sets on her 16th birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel, and fall into a sleep like death!” Origins of Sleeping Beauty   Originating in France, Sleeping Beauty is a worldwide phenomenon that found its beginnings in literary works in the 17th century, though the earliest known version of the story can be traced back as far as 1330. Charles Perrault who was also responsible for the introduction of fairy tales such as Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood first penned the story of ‘The Beauty Sleeping in the Wood’...

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