#Disney

Whistle While You Work? The Changing Portrayals Of Working Women In Disney

Professor Mark Learmonth | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Professor Mark Learmonth

From Snow White washing the dishes to a bunny rabbit police officer in Zootopia, Disney's films and animations have portrayed many memorable working f...

25 Things You Probably Missed When Watching 'Beauty And The Beast'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

We can’t quite believe it, but it’s officially 25 years since ‘Beauty And The Beast’ was first released. A crucial part of any 90s kid’s chi...

These Sisters Gave Their Disney-Mad Sibling One Hell Of A Wedding Speech

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Susie Kasteel and her sisters Sarah and Naomi Carter are all huge Disney fans. So when Susie married her husband Luke earlier this year, the sisters p...

Royal Ramblings: Rockin' Moana

Danny Stone | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

In Disney's Moana, these two worlds collide, principally through one of its key characters played by Hollywood megastar Dwayne Johnson but to loyal readers best known as The People's Champion, The Rock. So surprising though it may be, here are our top three reasons Rock fans can be excited for Disney's Moana...

Alicia Keys Won't Let Sons Watch Disney's 'Snow White' Because It's 'Misogynistic'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Parents

Alicia Keys has revealed she will not let her sons watch Disney’s ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ because it’s “misogynistic”. The 35-ye...

Ignore The High And Mighty, Don Quixote Will Make A Cracking Disney Film

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

I made sure I was in the right frame of mind. I prepared to endure 1200 pages of seventeenth century Spanish literature of the highest brow. Don Quixo...

Dan And Laura Curtis - "Overture"

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Debbie Bannigan

Whether you are a fan of musical theatre or new to the genre, Dan and Laura Curtis's forthcoming album "Overture" is the ideal bumper package. Bringi...

This Paralympian's Halloween Costumes Are Incredible

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A Paralympian athlete has outdone us all with his genius Halloween costumes. Josh Sundquist, 32, lost his leg to cancer as a child, and each year the ...

Service Dog Having His Caricature Drawn At Disneyland Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A well-behaved service dog is melting hearts across the world after having his caricature drawn at Disneyland. The adorable photo was shared on Twitt...

The Latest Magical Collection Of Disney Princess Wedding Dresses Is Here

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Style

Alfred Angelo is back with his latest line of Disney princess-inspired wedding dresses, and they’re every bit as beautiful as anticipated. The desig...

Disney Has Finally Created A Heroine With A Realistic Body

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With their long limbs and tiny waists, Disney princesses have long been accused of increasing body image issues among girls. But all that could be set...

25 Years On, Angela Lansbury Stuns With 'Beauty And The Beast' Rendition

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Entertainment

Dame Angela Lansbury gave a stunning performance of the title track from ‘Beauty And The Beast’ on Sunday (18 September), at an intimate screening...

Social Justice Has Become A Brand

Joanna Taylor | Posted 29.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Joanna Taylor

The other major disadvantage to the mainstream branding of social justice is that it's making the Right loathe us. From the point of view of a social conservative, social justice is the new normal in the public eye and especially on social media, meaning that their opinions appear sidelined, oppressed and unspeakable.

Finding Dory - A Review

Carina Maggar | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Carina Maggar

Anything centred around cute baby fish and lost parents is going to melt even the coldest of hearts on this exceptionally rainy August. Finding Dory truly is a recipe for waterworks, with the opening scene being pure Pixar magic.

Cinema Remains a Strong Ticket in an Uncertain World

Tom Linay | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

No matter how crazy the outside world might seem to be, the sanctity of the cinema always provides a refuge. It has been much needed this past month and I expect it will continue to be for the foreseeable future. It helps that the content on screen has been strong this year too, and what initially seemed like a tricky year admissions wise, has so far offered pleasant surprises at regular intervals.

'Finding Dory' Makes a Splash in the UK

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

Finding Dory made a splash at its UK Premiere, as the rain began to pour with the arrival of the films main star, Ellen DeGeneres. Thankfully it didn'...

Disney-Obsessed Friends Become 'Real Life Mermaids'

PA Real Life | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A pair of friends who loved Disney character Ariel as children became "human mermaids" and now swim in tanks alongside sharks and stingrays in their ...

Dad's Disney Costume Creations For His Kids Are Incredible

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

A dad is the envy of every young Disney-obsessed fan thanks to the incredible costumes he makes for kids. Nephi Garcia, 32, is a dad-of-three and fash...

REVIEW: 'Aladdin: The Musical' Is A Shining, Shimmering Spectacle

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

It’s been 24 years since Disney worked its magic on the story of ‘Aladdin’, and it’s hard to believe it has taken this long for a stage versio...

Body Of Two-Year-Old Boy Snatched By Alligator Found At Disney Resort

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK

The body of a two-year-old boy who was snatched by an alligator and dragged underwater off a Walt Disney World beach has been recovered. Lane Graves w...

Alligator Drags Two-Year-Old Boy Into Water At Disney World Resort

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK

Police are searching for a missing two-year-old boy after he was dragged into a lagoon by an alligator at Walt Disney World in Orlando. The unidentifi...

5-Year-Old Surprised By Disney Princesses At Adoption Hearing

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Parents

A five-year-old had all her dreams come true at once when her favourite Disney characters turned up at her final adoption hearing. Danielle Koning had...

The Jungle Book and Special Correspondents

Harry Crawford | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Harry Crawford

THE JUNGLE BOOK Jon Favreau / Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong'o / Adventure / 2016 / PG / 105mins Middle class mums everywhere ...

'Frozen' Star Shares Her Thoughts On #GiveElsaAGirlfriend Campaign

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Frozen’ actress Idina Menzel has shared her thoughts on the social media campaign urging Disney to have Queen Elsa come out in the forthcoming se...

Disney Is Slowly Embracing Feminism and Ethnic Diversity... Now What About Ageism?

Kate Milner | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Parents
Kate Milner

Occasionally, a mother will survive childbirth and middle age to attend their daughter's wedding but these characters have fairly minimal parts - see the interchangeable queens in Sleeping Beauty and Tangled who just stand around looking beautiful and worried. I can't ever imagine a Disney film where a 30 year old woman is the main character.