News – Tagged "The Little Mermaid" – Page 3 – Hour Loop
Menu
Cart

News — The Little Mermaid

100 Things You Didn't Know About Disney

Posted by Taryn Dryfhout on

Join us as we take a look at 100 things you didn't know about Disney films, theme parks, Walt Disney Pictures, Disney Culture and the man himself...       WALT   Walt was his parents fourth son Walt’s first job as a paid artist, was as a small child, when a neighbour paid him to sketch a picture of his horse Walt’s first paid employment was a paper run which he did with his brother Roy. The pair had to wake at 4:30 am to do the before school run, and did another run of another publication after school....

Read more →

Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions...#DisneyStyle!

Posted by Taryn Dryfhout on

    New Year’s has been and gone once again, and many will have made New Year’s resolutions which they have already given up on. Some people will have promised to become more generous, some will have made pledges to lose weight or give up smoking and some will have grand illusions of doing something adventurous this year. If you haven’t made any resolutions, or the ones you made have already fallen by the wayside, then let inspiration strike, as we take you through our ten Disney-inspired resolutions for 2016. Our prediction is that no resolution will stick like a...

Read more →

Disney: The Second Renaissance

Posted by Taryn Dryfhout on

What Was The First Disney Renaissance?  ‘The Disney Renaissance’ is a term used to describe the period from 1989 to 1999 in which Walt Disney Animation Studios underwent a creative revitalisation that changed the success of the Disney company, and which established Disney as an icon. Put simply, the Disney Renaissance is made up of the following movies, which were all released in the same decade: The Little Mermaid Beauty and The Beast Aladdin The Lion King Pocahontas The Hunchback of Notre Dame Hercules Mulan The Rescuers Down Under Tarzan The production of these films ushered in what is now...

Read more →

7 Disturbing Disney Secrets

Posted by Taryn Dryfhout on

  With Halloween coming up, there is no better time to look at some of the disturbing secrets behind the Happiest Place on Earth and its iconic films. From the dark and disturbing, to the outright bizarre, we count the top seven disturbing Disney secrets.        Undignified Ends We are used to many of the villains in Disney movies meeting untimely ends, but some characters, appear to get their comeuppance, more than others. One example is Scar from The Lion King. Scar’s death is implied at the end of the film, but his disturbing cameo in another film...

Read more →

Ursula: Villain and Vixen

Posted by Taryn Dryfhout on

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...

Read more →