Why ‘Moana’ Matters

Disney delivered on its latest princess adventure, and box office sales definitely reflect the public's engagement with the film. Promotional materials promised Moana to be a high-seas adventure for all ages, focusing on a fiercely independent young woman discovering who she was meant to be. The film's cast of incredibly gifted vocal actors brings each … Continue reading Why ‘Moana’ Matters

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Disney Princess as ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Characters

Because why not have a light saber and a tiara? Rey/ Rapunzel: Both are adventurous and gifted with powers they don't understand. They search for a family bond they've never known. Unconventional tools and fighting skills that make their unassuming persona more threatening.   Poe Dameron/ Mulan: Flawless tactician with the coolest sidekick in the … Continue reading Disney Princess as ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Characters

Disney’s First Latina Princess

The first Latina princess is joining Disney Junior in Sophia the First before getting her own animated series. Bienvenido a Disney, Elena! The rest of the Disney fandom collectively says "It's about time!" Elena of Avalor would be the first time an animated princess gets a show prior to her own film. Elena is a … Continue reading Disney’s First Latina Princess