All it takes is faith, trust and a little bit of pixie dust! This month’s movie focus is the classic Disney film, Peter Pan, mostly because it’s my mum’s birthday month (hi Mum!) and the Peter Pan ride at Disney is her favourite! Not only is Tinkerbell constantly featured throughout Disney advertising and merchandise, theContinue reading “My Thoughts on Disney’s Peter Pan (1953)”
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Some of My Questions for Disney’s Beauty & The Beast (1991)
“With a dreamy, far-off look, and her nose stuck in a book”, it’s no surprise that Belle is my all-time favourite princess, so I’m very excited that this month is Beauty and the Beast-themed! Beauty and the Beast (1991) is one of Disney’s classic Renaissance era (for anyone interested in the 9 eras of Disney,Continue reading “Some of My Questions for Disney’s Beauty & The Beast (1991)”
Toy Story Villains
Today on Popcorn & Princesses, things are getting a little bit dark… We’re diving into the world of Toy Story villains! While there are a few extra evil side characters (such as Al of Al’s Toy Barn fame), for the purposes of today I’m going to look at the four main villains of the films: Continue reading “Toy Story Villains”
Jessie Character Close Up!
Jessie the cowgirl was first introduced to us in Pixar’s 1999 film, Toy Story 2, where it’s discovered that Woody is actually part of an old tv show- Woody’s Roundup. Jessie and Bullseye, a horse, are introduced as his co-stars on the show and part of his ‘Roundup Gang’. One thing that I think ToyContinue reading “Jessie Character Close Up!”
My Thoughts on the Toy Story Franchise
It’s no secret that Pixar’s Toy Story films are key players in achieving the studio’s immense success. The first film was not only their introduction to the world, it was the first ever film to be completely computer animated. If you’re interested in the history of Pixar, Disney+ has an absolutely fascinating documentary called TheContinue reading “My Thoughts on the Toy Story Franchise”
Character Close Up: Anastasia Tremaine
Known for being a wicked stepsister, is there more to Anastasia Tremaine? Cinderella’s step-family are some of the original Disney villains, but a character that I find interesting is Anastasia. In the original film, she is essentially interchangeable with her sister Drizella. Both are whiny, childish and allround irritating characters. They don’t care how theirContinue reading “Character Close Up: Anastasia Tremaine”
My thoughts on Disney’s Cinderella (1950)
Released in 1950, Cinderella is one of Disney’s most well-known and loved films. It’s a story that so many children have grown up hearing since the original Cendrillon by Charles Perrault in 1697. We first meet Cinderella as an adult as she is woken by her bird and mice friends, and she sings them theContinue reading “My thoughts on Disney’s Cinderella (1950)”
Let the Magic Begin!
Hiya folks! I’m so excited to be kicking off my blog with arguably the most iconic Disney princess, and one of my personal favourites- Cinderella! There’s so much that can be unpacked here; from the story that’s been told a million different ways all around the world, to the fact that you can literally dineContinue reading “Let the Magic Begin!”