Turning a classic animated film into a stage musical isn't easy, especially when the setting is underwater and your stars include mermaids with fins, fish, crabs and seagulls. But The Little Mermaid is the movie that pushed the Disney creative and commercial revival into overdrive.
I was looking forward to seeing Epic, the new Disney movie, with my daughter in a way I hadn't looked forward to a kid's movie in a long time. I love...
There's a sickening trend towards sexualization of girls in toys and entertainment. And there's a long-term issue, going back to Barbie's youth, with presenting girls with unhealthy and unrealistic physical ideals through toys and entertainment intended for them
The message Disney sends to the public in changing Merida is that she is not good enough the way she is. In doing that, they are making the same statement to all the young girls out there.
For the past seven years, people have continued to flock to A&F stores, even though the largest size for women's jeans is a 10 and there are no XL or XXL sizes for women on the shelves. Who is to blame? In part, we are.
If journalism's role is to not only report the facts but also to expose wrongdoing, then the Times deserves kudos, and a Pulitzer Prize, for documenting and explaining the emergence of Bangladesh's new sweatshop economy as a major source of the clothing that American and European consumers buy every day.
Foulkes is one of the few artists in the past fifty years to have taken serious responsibility for addressing troubling truths about humanity, in particular American humanity and to have devoted his work to the uncompromising exposure of the dark side of its values.
The original image of Merida was precious and clung to by moms who adored Merida for her adventures, her love of her family, and her resemblance to the young girls they know and love.
I emphatically encourage all advertisers reading this to present their concerns directly to Disney as this is the only way this change will ever grab hold.
Walt Disney is making his off-Broadway debut. He's a character in Lucas Hnath's intriguing new play, A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney, currently in previews at Soho Rep.
There's an old saying that goes something like this: We spend the first half of our lives running away from home and the rest trying to get back. Consider Homer, way back in ancient Greece. The same could be said of Gary Baseman, whose career retrospective opens this weekend.
If you have ever needed a reason to stop buying new foreign-made clothing, this is your moment. Buy used, buy made in America, but please, I beg of you, make a choice to stop being part of the cycle that keeps these unsafe factories in business!
On April 23, to celebrate the release of his fourth solo album, Willpower, will.i.am joined collaborators Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Nicole Scherzinger in a live Google+ Hangout on his illwilly YouTube channel.
On Monday, I published a 4300-word account of efforts by the MPAA and its members to undermine negotiations for a new UN treaty on copyright exception...
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