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All 56 Disney Animation Studios movies in order of my personal preference

A little more than three months ago, I started a massive blog marathon. The goal was to watch every Disney Animation Studios feature film ever in order of release and write a blog post about each and every one. Going … Continue reading

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Best Disney Villains

When you have an animation studio that’s been around since the 1930’s, and has released 56 feature films, you’re bound to have at least a few good villains. Whether it’s classic style Fairytale villains or the more modern, complex villain, … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 37 – Tarzan

With Tarzan, we’ve reached the end of the Disney Renaissance. Usually I talk about the movie’s development or reception first, but for this, I’ll begin with  my personal history with the movie. The movie released in 1999, 14 days after … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 35 – Hercules

When The Little Mermaid released in 1989, it earned $211 million on a $40 million budget. Unadjusted for inflation, only The Rescuers Down Under earned less in theaters during the Renaissance era. Hercules is the least profitable of the Renaissance … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 33 – Pocahontas

With today’s movie, we’ve reached the half-way point of the Disney Renaissance. After this there are four more movies, ending with 1999’s Tarzan. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s talk about 1995’s Pocahontas. Pocahontas shares an interesting development history … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 31 – Aladdin

There are so many different ways to start the introduction to a movie like this, so let’s begin with Aladdin’s backstory. Aladdin is based on Aladdin and the Magic Lamp from One Thousand and One Nights, sometimes called Arabian Nights. … Continue reading

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Disney Animated vs. 3 – The Little Mermaid vs Beauty and the Beast

As much as Disney Princess movies helped build Disney’s animation studio into the monster that it is today, 30 years separated Sleeping Beauty (Walt Disney’s last princess movie) and The Little Mermaid (which kick started the Disney Renaissance). Since The … Continue reading

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