What Is Disney Doing To Children?

Will Polston | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Will Polston

What if there is an underlying message that Walt Disney was trying to get across... No matter how hard life might seem, with a strong enough belief or 'wish' life's hurdles (the baddies) can be overcome to achieve your ultimate goal.

Emma Watson Has Her Say On Potential 'Beauty And The Beast' Sequel

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Emma Watson has thrown her hat into the ring over the possibility of a sequel to ‘Beauty And The Beast’. The former ‘Harry Potter’ star can cu...

Former Disney Star Michael Mantenuto Has Died, Aged 35

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Former Disney actor Michael Mantenuto has died, at the age of 35. Michael was best known for his role in Walt Disney Pictures’ sports biopic ‘Mira...

G Is For Gaston (An A-Z Index Of Bad Dates, Exes & Aubergine Emojis)

Stephen Bailey | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I'm back and I have re-downloaded Tinder. I want to believe that I will still meet Mr. Right or even Mr Right-Now in a bar in real life. I'd probably ...

Belle Makes Disabled Fan's Dreams Come True, Proving She's A Hero Not Just A Princess

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Parents

They say never meet your heroes, because they will only disappoint, but for one little girl that couldn’t be further from the truth. Seven-year-old ...

'Star Wars' Actor Mark Hamill Opens Up About Disagreements Over 'The Last Jedi' Plot

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ actor Mark Hamill has admitted he disagreed with producers over his character’s part in the upcoming eighth instalment, ‘The Last ...

'Star Wars' Boss Clears Up Confusion Surrounding Han Solo's Real Name

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ boss Kathleen Kennedy has clarified reports about key character Han Solo’s real name. Last week, Disney CEO Bob Iger spoke about the...

A Feminist Tale As Old As Time

Kate Milner | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kate Milner

Belle is a strong female role model for my princess obsessed daughter and her princess obsessed friends. Don't take this away from them by painting her as some weak minded little girl. In a world where a crucial meeting between two world leaders in reported in terms of their calves, we still need feminism. We still need Belle. I wonder why we didn't see it there before.

Beyoncé Could Finally Get Her Oscar If These Rumours Are True

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Beauty And The Beast’ may have only just hit cinemas, but Disney are already busy planning a live action remake of another favourite, ‘The Lion...

What Does The 21st Century Beauty And The Beast Tell Us About Society

Dr Diana Garrisi | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Diana Garrisi

The problem is, there is no beast, no ugly creature to fall in love with, nothing there to challenge our approach to physical appearance. And this is an evidence for society's continuing discomfort with looking different.

This Disney-Inspired Swimwear Will Make All Your Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Style

Disney-inspired swimwear is here and making all of our dreams come true. EnchantedBikinis, which isn’t officially associated with Disney, have desig...

Disney Pulls Release Of 'Beauty And The Beast' In Malaysia Rather Than Cut 'Gay Moment'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Disney has decided to pull the release of ‘Beauty And The Beast’ in Malaysia, after learning the film’s “exclusively gay moment” would be ce...

Leave Belle Alone And Stop Trying To Ruin Childhood

Bronte Huskinson | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Bronte Huskinson

I long for the day that we leave the Disney Princesses alone and let them be the inspiring characters they are. Can we all just stop looking too much into their films and let them be fictional stories?

Emma Watson Addresses 'Beauty And The Beast' Stockholm Syndrome Concerns

April Wilson | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
April Wilson

Overall, I remain on the side that believes Belle is not suffering from Stockholm syndrome; but, like Emma Watson, I think that we should keep researching and talking about the subject. A discussion as important as this one should not be dismissed.

'Beauty And The Beast' Director Downplays 'Gay Moment' In Remake

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Beauty And The Beast’ director Bill Condon has admitted the media has “overblown” the “gay moment” in the upcoming remake of the Disney c...

Moana Did Not Win An Oscar, But It Won Our Hearts

Jesse Toksvig-Stewart | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jesse Toksvig-Stewart

I have to admit I was a little bit gutted when Moana lost out to best animation feature and best song at the Oscars. The inner Disney in me was all fired up, and I realised that it was not just because of the fantastic songs I had been humming for weeks. Moana was a new kind of character to the ones my sister had seen on screen before

‘Into It' Podcast: We Discuss ‘The Nightly Show', Disney's ‘Beauty And The Beast' Remake And Share Our Favourite Awards Season Moments

Into It | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Into It

This week we're sharing some of our favourite awards season moments (most of which, admittedly, revolve around Taraji P Henson in some way or another), as well as putting our knowledge of this year's Academy Award winners to the test.

Julie Andrews Reveals She Almost Died On The Set Of 'Mary Poppins’

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Entertainment

The moment Julie Andrews takes to the sky holding onto her trusty umbrella in the final scene of ‘Mary Poppins’ is one of Disney’s most iconic m...

YouTube And Disney Are Right To Punish PewDiePie For Anti-Semitic "Prank"

Philip Ellis | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Philip Ellis

The consequences of YouTuber PewDiePie's odious anti-Semitic prank continue to reverberate, with YouTube dropping him from their premium ad programme,...

Tom Hardy Wears Mickey Mouse Ears At Disneyland Paris. Pulls It Off.

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Thought all those pictures of Tom Hardy with dogs were cute? Well, how about Tom Hardy wearing a pair of Mickey Mouse ears? Yep, he might give Jason S...

Celine Dion To Return To Disney With Brand New Song For 'Beauty And The Beast'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Celine Dion will return to the bosom of Disney, with a brand new original song for the soundtrack of the forthcoming live-action film ‘Beauty and th...

Disney Without The Rose Tinted Glasses

Eddie Lewis | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Parents
Eddie Lewis

The one thing my Daughter loves more than anything apart from the sound of her own voice is Disney Princesses, even at three years old she has a sound understanding of all the Disney Princesses and gets lost in her story books, colouring books, and all of the Disney movies

'Star Wars' Fans Launch Petition For Leia To Be Made Official Disney Princess

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Devoted ‘Star Wars’ fans are calling for Princess Leia to be considered an official Disney Princess, following actress Carrie Fisher’s death. A ...

Re-Engineering Beauty And The Beast

Edwina Dunn | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Tech
Edwina Dunn

We are simply not doing enough to show young people the many inspiring men and women who are right now working on projects to provide the world with cleaner energy sources, to give us healthier foods, to cure cancer, to provide those without shelter with smart homes and so much more.

'Life Animated': An Autistic Boy's World Of Wonder Brought To Screen Via The Magic Of Disney

Caroline Frost | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

If there were an Oscar for most intimate, challenging and inspiring true-life tale, the gong would be going straight to 'Life, Animated' - the story of Owen Suskind, and his journey back to his loved ones from autistic silence, through his love of Disney.