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Princess and the Frog

Disney Ditches Their Princess Label

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Apparently the bosses at Burbank have concluded that the sole reason for the underwhelming box office haul of The Princess and the Frog was that the word 'princess' scared away the boys.

Light skin, camera, action: Animating race

Adebe DeRango-Adem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adebe DeRango-Adem

The ways in which Hollywood amalgamates - albeit uncritically and not always consciously - entertainment and pedagogy is necessary for any discussion ...

The Jewish American Princess: Disney's Judgmental New Fairy Tale (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Jewish American Princess, insulting her step-father from the distant lands of Long Island, will finally get her own fairy tale. We can't wait for ...

Meet Tiana: Disney's First Black Princess (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Disney's newest movie has a princess like no other. Tiana is the first black heroine in 71-years of the company's cartoon history. The film is an upda...

Weekend Box Office Review: Avatar Defies Skeptics and Snowstorms, Earns $77 Million in Debut Weekend

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The much anticipated and debated (amongst film nerds at least) Avatar debuted this weekend with $73 million. One thing we learned this weekend: never, ever bet against James Cameron.