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Why Diverse Creative Voices Evolve the Art of Animation

While discussing the upcoming sequel to the Oscar-winning Spiderman: Into the Spider Verse, a friend explained her love of the first film: “I just didn’t know that animation could look like that.” 

Behind the Screens: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Referencing in Film

Referencing in Hollywood is a bit like a currency at the moment; writers can buy some pre-existing emotional attachment, with very little effort on...

The Mandalorian, The Boys and the Battle for Second Place in the Streaming World

The pretenders are trying to beat Netflix at their own game, and will hope that The Boys and The Mandalorian respectively will bring in new, loyal subscribers

Percy Jackson and The Failed Adaptation

If you think you received scathing feedback in your tutorials, you should check out Rick Riordan’s emails to Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The...

The Dangers of Disney+

For the past few years, the same small collection of streaming services has vied for the attention of UK viewers. But things are set to change rapidly in the coming months, as practically every big media company will pitch their own tent in an increasingly competitive media landscape.

What makes a good remake?

From complete overhauls to animation updates, then, what is it that an audience actually want from a remake?

Does the new Lion King roar?

It was only a matter of time before Disney’s 1994 animated film The Lion King fell victim to the ‘live-action’ remake and it should come as...

The art of painting like a child

The idea of enjoying something linked to childhood is apparently shameful

Disney buys Fox’s entertainment assets for $52.4 billion

How this deal might change your viewing habits forever

Pinocchio review – “a visual and acoustic marvel”

Charles Britton was impressed with the thoughtful alterations and expansions to Walt Disney’s beloved classic

Hollywood’s glamourising of Beauty and the Beast buries its troubling implications

21st century reimaginings of classic fairytales do not address the dark politics that underpin them. Susannah Goldsbrough explores.

Live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is a ‘dose of weaponised nostalgia’

Jonnie Barrow examines whether the recent live-action remake of 'Beauty and the Beast' is worth your time...

Disney princesses and ‘Lolita’: the danger of men writing women

Carolina Earle explores how masculine fantasies have shaped and corrupted our childhood obsessions

Review: ‘Moana’

Tesni Jones is impressed with this well-researched and heartwarming addition to the Disney Princesses

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