The formula for Disney used to be so simple: take one porn-star proportioned, doe-eyed virgin on the brink of adulthood, screw on a magical affliction, support on brackets of dysfunctional and/or single parent family, furnish with evil hags and dashing Princes heavy on bravery and light on personality, decorate with singing balls of fluff. It was like the IKEA of children's films: bright, simple, and formulaic. But feminism and animation went and ruined it all- society grew tired of damsels in distress- the 50s housewife that Disney princesses were undoubtedly modelled on seemed ridiculously outdated, insulting even. Disney's unruly child, Pixar, introduced the world to boys toys and morals for a modern audience in Toy Story, out-stripping it's parent so quickly that less than 20 years on, it's practically gobbled all of Disney up.
Not since an angry blue man that wasn't Poppa Smurf shouted the immortal words "YE CANNY TEK MA FRRRRREEEEEDOMMMM", have we had a decent Scottish hero.
When it comes to matters of the heart I'm as misunderstood as that green faced witch in Wicked the Musical. Castigated as a contemptuous romance killer, I take a zero tolerance attitude on cheese.
9 July marked a special birthday. 30 years since the greatest Disney movie was released. Controversially this is not 'Lion King', 'Toy Story', 'The Jungle Book' or even the classic 'Basil, the Great Mouse Detective'. It is 'Tron'. Yes, 'Tron'.
The man behind Simon's Cat, the one and only Simon Tofield, has teamed up with Disney and their Disney Shorts project to
My path into poetry was strange really, I started out as a teacher and then I became known for my music. I was part of a group called The Scaffold and sang songs like Lily the Pink.
In a bid to help improve eating habits among America's children, The Walt Disney Company will become the first major media
The beginning of this video above - Vimeo user Bryan Boyce's bizarre mash-up of Martin Scorsese's classic Taxi Driver and
Most people remember their favourite Disney films with fond memories of their childhoods. Rowan Stocks-Moore feels this too
The man who sold his life on ebay With 100 weeks and 100 goals, the 48-year-old has dived, flown and bull fought his way