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The Little Mermaid

This 'Little Mermaid' Has Legs: Disney Legend Jodi Benson Looks Back on 25 Years of Voicing the Character of Ariel

Jim Hill | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's often been said that good things come to those who wait. But no one knows that axiom better than voice actor Jodi Benson. Who had to wait a full year after handing in her Little Mermaid audition tape before Jodi then learned that she had won the role of a lifetime.

Movie Review: Frozen

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney has had such a long winning streak with its animated comedies and musicals that it's almost possible to forgive the problems with Frozen, which opens in Los Angeles today and in wide release on Nov. 27.

WATCH: 'Under The Sea' Played On Bottles Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Weird News

It seemed like only yesterday that Halloween was leading almost directly into the weekend and the potential for adventure and some relaxing seemed alm...

Movie Review: Escape from Tomorrow

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Randy Moore's Escape from Tomorrow may be the year's most subversive film: a horrifying satire of the manufactured fun we've come to associate with the Disney assembly line.

Mermaid Fitness Class Lets You Live Out Your Childhood Fantasy

Posted 09.30.2013 | Women

"The Little Mermaid" is finally being released from Disney's "vault" on Oct. 1st, and every time we turn on the T.V., we're inundated with commerc...

Disney Wants Kids To Use An App At The Movies

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents

If you’re taking your kids to the re-release of "The Little Mermaid" later this month, prepare to see "gadgets and gizmos aplenty" -- and not just i...

One Minute Of Pure Disney Bliss

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.12.2013 | Comedy

If you feel like revisiting your childhood, but not for that long, you should watch this one-minute music video that sums up "Aladdin," "The Lion King...

So, You Want To Be A Mermaid?

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.08.2013 | Weird News

So, you want to be a mermaid. Sure you do. Why not? Well, here are your options. You might have been inspired by her. And couldn't u...

The Surprising Inspiration For Disney's 'Little Mermaid'

Posted 06.05.2013 | TV

Alyssa Milano is probably best known for playing Sam Micelli ("Who's The Boss?"), Jennifer Mancini ("Melrose Place") and Phoebe Halliwell ("Charmed")....

Theater: Soggy "Little Mermaid," A Musical Very "Far From Heaven," A Blurry "Chalk Circle

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

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.

All Hail Princess Leia

Cara McDonough | Posted 06.23.2013 | Parents
Cara McDonough

I've adapted to the presence of princesses in my life, explaining wisely to other moms, "Oh, the princess stuff? I don't mind it. It's actually kind of fun."

The Tragic AIDS Death Behind Your Favorite Disney Love Songs

VICE | Mitchell Sunderland | Posted 03.30.2013 | Gay Voices

The first week of November 1989, filmmakers and executives from the Walt Disney Company gathered in a crowded room in Disney World in Orlando, Florida...

The New "Sexy," Macklemore as the New Prince Charming, and It Ain't That Cool to Be a Gangster

Amanda Slavin | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Amanda Slavin

I have always been one to pay attention to lyrics. I have always gushed over a good song, which changes your perspective of your world and of yourself. But this is more than just gushing.

'The Problem With Love At First Sight'

| Posted 02.13.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Teenink.com. By globalconcepts, Blue Bell, PA Like many young, naïve youth, I spent most of ...

Bad News For 'The Little Mermaid'

Posted 01.15.2013 | Entertainment

"The Little Mermaid 3D" is swimming with the fishes. According to The Los Angeles Times, Disney has canceled plans to rerelease the 1989 animated clas...

From Stage to Screen and Then Back Again

George Heymont | Posted 01.14.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

In recent decades, movie musicals that began as full-length animation features and original movie musicals have become multi-million dollar stage vehicles drawing audiences into theatres in cities around the world.

WATCH: Dads Sing Disney Classic

Posted 10.09.2012 | Parents

Disney princess Ariel longed for legs to jump and dance as part of our world -- and she would likely have been fascinated by this video of landlubber ...

WATCH: Disney Princesses Get A Whole New Look

Christina Huffington | Posted 11.27.2012 | Women

Snow White drinking kombucha tea? The Little Mermaid sporting an organic bra? Meet the hipster Disney princesses. In a new musical video, Snow White, ...

Last Chance to Be Enchanted by 'Disenchanted: Bitches of the Kingdom' at Don't Tell Mama

Myra Chanin | Posted 09.17.2012 | New York
Myra Chanin

It was in the Major Cabaret Room at Don't Tell Mama that last week I stumbled into Disenchanted a.k.a. Bitches of the Kingdom, about peeved Disney princesses like Snow White, Cinderella, Belle, and Sleeping Beauty.

Why My Kids Will Not Be Watching The Little Mermaid

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 09.22.2012 | Parents
Hilary Sheinbaum

Years before Miley Cyrus couldn't be tamed, there was a different Disney princess who stirred up controversy for her rebellious ways.

Disney Villains: Ursula Gets Slimmed Down For The New 'Designer Collection'

Emma Gray | Posted 08.29.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

It seems that Ursula, Ariel's nemesis in "The Little Mermaid," has lost her curves. The once full-figured character has been transformed into a much smaller version of herself for a new Disney Villains Designer Collection of figurines and beauty products.

Fishing Expeditions

George Heymont | Posted 08.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

From ancient tales of the lost city of Atlantis to Jules Verne's 1870 classic, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, life under the sea has been a never-ending source of fear and fantasy.

David Moye

WATCH: Mermaid Gives Birth

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.26.2012 | Weird News

The mermaid legend has been around since before the Romans ruled the earth, and even back then, guys were asking the same question: How did these woma...

A Different 'Little Mermaid'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.26.2012 | Arts

Mark Moore Gallery describes Allison Schulnik's paintings as "distinctively textured," which may be the understatement of the year. Schulnik's painted...

Puff, the Magic Relationship

Meredith Fineman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women
Meredith Fineman

Are you expecting to board the platform 9 3/4 Train to Boyfriendland, where everyone looks like Javier Bardem and they're waiting for your arrival holding three bags of Louboutins and a puppy?