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I Want Much More than This Provincial Life: Beauty and the Beast – 1740 to 2017

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  It’s a tale as old as time, and it’s been breaking box office records again this week. With Beauty and the Beast recently hitting the big screen in its live-action format, it has reminded Disnerds everywhere that this iconic love story never gets old. Take a look at how this amazing story has continued to shape and inspire us for the past 300 years, and how Disney cemented this story in its canon, allowing it to become one of the most iconic, and culturally ubiquitous stories of all time.     Beauty and the Beast’s Literary Beginnings The tale...

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It's Good to be Bad: Why the World has Gone Mad for Disney Villains

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"Disney villains are no ordinary villains. They do evil so well, they make it look good."     I recently purchased a gorgeous Disney bag by LoungeFly, which had an Alice in Wonderland print on it. I was delighted when it arrived, but was even more delighted when I found out that within the same line, was a purse depicting Disney Villains. This incident led me to ponder….why do I get so excited about things to do with Disney’s villains? I am not the only one. In recent years, Disney Villains have taken the world by storm. There are Facebook pages devoted...

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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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