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The Princess and the Frog

Frog Kissing Princess Stuns World: "I Was Seeking a Psychedelic Trip, Not Prince"

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 11.02.2016 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

The Frog Kissing Princess stunned fans when she exposed one of the greatest love stories of all time as farce, "I went on that frog kissing binge seeking a psychedelic trip, not a prince," she confessed.

Anika Noni Rose Brings Back Disney's First Black Princess for a Special Sofia the First Episode

Jim Hill | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

"I love being part of the Disney family. Did I mention that I'm the youngest person ever to be inducted as a Disney Legend? That's a huge honor that I take very, very seriously," Anika said.

Unsolicited Opinions and Halloween Candy

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

As a parent, I wish I could make all the opinionated people on the bus and other public spaces just be quiet and keep their opinions to themselves. But I can't. They and their ridiculous ideas will always be there for my daughter and everyone else to unwillingly hear.

Movie Review: Big Hero 6 -- The Future Starts Now

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The same Disney folks that brought you Bolt, The Emperor's New Groove and The Princess and the Frog return with Big Hero 6, a wildly imaginative action-comedy about super-tech-savvy kids somewhere in the near future. 

Keith David: The Distinguishing Voice of a Legend

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 11.02.2013 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Keith David. Pure Magic. The sound of his voice. The rhythm of his walk. The manner in which he demands you do a double take.

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."

Movie Review: Tangled

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disney's new film Tangled -- the studio's fiftieth animated feature -- manages to be romantic, musical, moving -- and outstandingly funny. Don't skip it simply because it's made in computer-animated 3D.

Movie Review: Waking Sleeping Beauty

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A documentary that takes you behind the curtain to show the magic being made, Waking Sleeping Beauty still manages to dazzle because of the complex, utterly human story it tells.

Disney's First Black Fairy Tale: More Frog than Princess

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sophia A. Nelson

I thought Disney's Princess and the Frog was the worst fairy tale I have ever seen in my life. I walked away disturbed and frankly dismayed as a modern 21st century black woman.

Princess And The Frog: Disney Ditches Computers For Hand-Drawn Animation | ETHAN SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

"The Princess and the Frog," Walt Disney Co.'s first hand-animated feature film in nearly six years, is a gamble by the studio that audiences will res...

Losing Leumi: A Child's Transitional Object

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

Leumi is Stella's transitional object, which means that it is an object which represents a connection to her mother, helping her to endure separation until she learns she can, simply put, endure separation.

Is Tiana the Tipping Point? What Is Known About the Prevalence of Black Characters in Popular Film

Stacy Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Stacy Smith

A black Disney Princess in The Princess and the Frog might create a false perception among the public that racial equality has been attained in the film industry.

Oprah Winfrey To Voice Character In Disney Movie "Princess And The Frog"

Hollywood Reporter | Borys Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oprah Winfrey has joined the voice cast of the upcoming Disney animated film "The Princess and the Frog." At a Disney presentation in Hollywood on We...

It's Hard Out Here For a Princess

Daniel Holloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Holloway

Disney's plans for hand-drawn animation are unclear, with only one project currently announced: The Princess and the Frog, a musical set in New Orleans that is scheduled to premiere in December 2009.