Sleeping Beauty

Disney and the Dream: Analysing Sleeping Beauty

Harry Crawford | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Harry Crawford

Remember the context here, Sleeping Beauty was released in fifties America, when sexism was rife. Prince Philip, a man, is saved by three fairies, perhaps explaining why the film was a critical and commercial failure at the time. But it's a harrowing vision of the future of feminism - a satire of the overt masculinity of the times and a homage to the people who try.

FIRST LOOK: Angelina Takes Flight As Maleficent

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Angelina Jolie takes flight in the first full-length trailer for 'Maleficent', this reimagining of Disney's 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'. The fi...

Belle Came In Like A Wrecking Ball: Disney Princesses Get The Miley Cyrus Treatment (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Disney’s stable of Princesses have had many, many makeovers, and very little of them have been favourable. Ariel lying dead on a beach and the tr...

Review: Sleeping Beauty, Kings Theatre, Glasgow

Raj Gill | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Raj Gill

Matthew Bourne's haunting new scenario is a gothic tale for all ages; the traditional tale of good vs. evil and rebirth is turned upside-down, creating a supernatural love story, across the decades, that even the passage of time itself cannot hinder.

WATCH: If Harry Was A Disney Prince...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered how things might pan out if Prince Harry starred in a Disney film? Wonder no wore - because the jokers at have kindly p...

Matthew Tucker

Timeless Tales (REVIEW): War Horse, West Side Story and Disney's Sleeping Beauty - Musical Classics Brought To Life | Matthew Tucker | Posted 23.12.2012 | Home

When were you last read a bedtime tale? Musicians, artists, actors, historians, teachers and talented school children brought the ancient art of st...

Starring With Mum? Jolie's Daughter Reportedly Given Film Role

WENN | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Angelina Jolie is making her new film Maleficent a family affair after landing a role for her daughter Vivienne, according to a new report. The Osc...

The Dark Side Of Disney

The Huffington Post UK | Harriet Williams | Posted 12.04.2012 | Home

Most people remember their favourite Disney films with fond memories of their childhoods. Rowan Stocks-Moore feels this too, but on re-watching n...

Review: The Royal Ballet's Sleeping Beauty

Charlotte Skeoch | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Skeoch

Loaded with this much creative resplendence, one would expect to sit through The Sleeping Beauty with a Cheshire Cat grin, clapping like an over-enthusiastic seal and emoting enough blindly zealous praise to rival American Idol judges.

Caroline Frost

'Sleeping Beauty's Emily Browning: 'I Just Shut Off In Those Scenes' | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

“The director suggested I learn to meditate, which became second nature after a while. I just learned to shut off,” is how Emily Browning got thro...

Sleeping Beauty - An Erotic Twist On A Classic Fairytale (TRAILER)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Jane Campion (Portrait of a Lady, The Piano) has never been known to take the conventional route, so we can only guess at what she's done with her gui...