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 The beautiful Vanessa
The beautiful Vanessa
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules da
John Grant

Walt Disney Character descrizione of Vanessa from "The Little Mermaid" (1989)

When Ursula adopts human guise in order to ensnare Eric romantically (with the aid of Ariel's hostage voice), she takes for herself the name Vanessa. Vanessa so strongly resembles Ariel that it is easier to note the differences than the similarities. Some are superficial - the hair colour, for example - and others much più fundamental. A curious feature of Vanessa is that, even though Ariel is in theory still a little...
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 The Sultan, ruler of Agrabah.
The Sultan, ruler of Agrabah.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Disney Character descrizione of The Sultan from "Aladdin" (1992)

Portly and chubby-faced, with a large turban and a small stature, the Sultan hardly conforms to one's image of the average despot, yet he is a despot toward his daughter: confined within the palace walls, she must choose a suitor of noble blood da the time she is sixteen, because that is the law. It does not occur to the Sultan until very late in the movie that, although he did not originate the law, it is within his power to change...
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 Prince Eric
Prince Eric
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

It is a recurring theme of this book that Disney's glamorous princes tend on the whole to be cyphers, and Eric (voiced da Christopher Daniel Barnes, then the US national teenage spokesperson for the enviromental organization Greenpeace) is no exeption. The habit of using purely symbolic characters in the princely role is not normally a particularly noticeable one in the other features; it is only later that we realize that, whereas we have the feeling we've met the other principal characters, the...
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 Roger Ebert's Review of Walt Disney's "Hercules" (1997)
Roger Ebert's Review of Walt Disney's "Hercules" (1997)
Roger Ebert: ***½ (3 and a half Stars)

The wonder is that it took Disney so long to get to the gods of Greek mythology. ``Hercules'' jumps into the ancient legends feet-first, cheerfully tossing out what won't fit and combining what's left into a new look and a lighthearted style.

Starting with a Day-Glo Olympian city in the clouds, and using characters based on the drawing style of the British illustrator Gerald Scarfe, this new animated feature has something old (mythology), something new (a Pegasus equipped with helicopter blades), something borrowed (a gospel Canto group) and something...
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 PrueFever aka Jørgen with his idol, Prue Halliwell aka Shannen Doherty.
PrueFever aka Jørgen with his idol, Prue Halliwell aka Shannen Doherty.
Life has never been easy for PrueFever aka Jørgen Jørgensen (J.J. for short). When his mom started drinking alcohol a few weeks after his birth, his father did the same thing a couple of years later, which led to Social Service removing him and his sisters from home and placed them in different Foster Homes in Denmark. Then in 1997 J.J. was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome, although on the mild end of the ASD spectrum. Then in 2007 his mother died and in 2008 his father was killed. And yet, when fanpop met up with him in Planet Hollywood in London, it was a fresh, smiling young man we met....
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 The evil Fairy, Maleficent.
The evil Fairy, Maleficent.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Disney Character descrizione of Maleficent from "Sleeping Beauty" (1959)

Of all the characters in Sleeping Beauty, the one that everyone remembers, even decades later, is the wicked fairy Maleficent. She is one of the finest creations ever to come out of the Disney studio - and the brilliant transformation of her into the Dragon to fight Phillip merely adds to the strength of the characterization. Even her name - a wonderful combination of "malice" and "malevolent" - testifies to her pure evil....
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 The Fairy Godmother
The Fairy Godmother
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Disney Character descrizione of The Fairy Godmother from "Cinderella" (1950)

The absentminded Fairy Godmother - she even mislays her magic wand from time to time - was not universally approved: some critics found her too saccharine. Thomas A. Nelson, who has written one of the best complessivamente, generale critiques of the movie and its characters, remarks that her "jovial and absent-minded good nature comes off as a bit too sticky, that extra helping of the cute and charming which irratates rather than entertains"....
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The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Character descrizione of Simba from "The Lion King" (1994)

The story of Simba is the story of the movie: Born to kingship, he is tricked into abandoning it and then deliberately turns his back on it until persuaded da others to assume his responsibilities. Stripped down like that, the story seems a very simple one, but that is not the real story. The real story is of the transformation of Simba's character through several pronouncedly different stages.
As a baby and then a cub he is what Bill Cotter...
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 Shanti, the human girl.
Shanti, the human girl.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Disney Character descrizione of Shanti, The Girl from "The Jungle Book" (1967)

The little lass with a red spot on her forehead who comes down from the manvillage to captivate Mowgli is full of eastern promise. Although it will be a decade o so before the promise turns into anything else, she nevertheless enchants Mowgli as she fetches water from the river and sings the song "My Own Home", yet another fine piece of work from the Sherman Brothers.
She has little da way of character except her basic allure, which weaves a più powerful spell upon Mowgli than even Kaa's hypnotic attempts. Baloo advises the boy when he sees a female human for the first time: "Forget about those - they ain't nothin' but trouble!"
Mowgli, though youthful, has più sense.
 Mowgli did not want to become part of humanity... Until, that is, he saw the Girl.
Mowgli did not want to become part of humanity... Until, that is, he saw the Girl.
 Walt Disney's 32nd Animated Feature, The Lion King (1994)
Walt Disney's 32nd Animated Feature, The Lion King (1994)
Hello again, my fellow Disney fan :)

This articolo is similar to the one I did a while back with The Little Mermaid, but this one will be about The Lion King. Now, The Lion King, for me, is also one of my superiore, in alto preferito Disney Classics. I think it has really gorgeous animation, both character animazione and also the backgrounds/locations. The way the animators brought all these animali to life is just astonishing!
Like I wrote in the piece for Mermaid, I think it's funny to watch certain scenes in slow motion. That way te get più of out the animation. te can see where the animators have animated...
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This is actually an articolo that I postato off in the Childhood Animated Movie Heroines club, but I'm going to post it here as well.


5. Cinderella

In my opinion, she is the secondo prettiest Disney Princess! She's a real classic beauty and I Amore that about her. She has gorgeous blonde hair, which I love, I find all hair colori gorgeous but black and blonde the most so. She also has absolutely beautiful eyes, lips, and though her nose is poorly drawn, I don't find her ugly in the slightest from that. I'm probably the only one who thinks this, but I think she would actually look prettier...
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 Walt Disney's 28th Animated Feature, The Little Mermaid (1989)
Walt Disney's 28th Animated Feature, The Little Mermaid (1989)
Hello fellow Disney Fans.

Now, as te all know, I Amore Disney Animation. I Amore to watch the movies, hear the songs and look at the characters. But one thing I really Amore is watching the animazione in slow motion. It gives a great insight to how much work the animators puts into their work. It's facinating to me to watch a scene o a sequence in slow motion, as then I get più details the successivo time I see the movies.
Now, te all know how much I Amore The Little Mermaid. My preferito movie of all-time. Ever since I discovered to to make gifs, I have made many gifs from various Disney Classics, but...
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 Tough, crass and jaded, Ursula is trying to find a way to get back from King Triton the power that once was hers.
Tough, crass and jaded, Ursula is trying to find a way to get back from King Triton the power that once was hers.
While the animazione department was busily trying to complete Oliver & Company da the imminent deadline, Ron Clements and John Musker, the two directors of The Great topo, mouse Detective were working on an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's beloved story "The Little Mermaid." There had been astounding growth in every branch of the department from computer-generated immagini to the finest character animation. There was also a villain in this new picture that would take her place alongside the greatest villains the studio had ever created. In the sondaggi that showed Cruella De Vil as the most...
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posted by fabgirl12
Today I am Google searching the new Disney movie "Moana" to see what it is about.
The first result is the trailer, and it features a credit for songs, which makes me exited because Disney hasn't made an animated musical since Frozen. However, the trailer doesn't tell us about Moana herself. But this successivo result explains why!
This news story is a brief history of Disney keeping princesses out of trailers. It is marketing strategy to make the whole family see the movie. But we should continue discussing the movie.
The successivo result does not tell us much, so on the successivo result we found three summaries...
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Disney’s Most-Requested Animated Treasure
Finally Comes Out Of The volta, vault -- October 3, 2006!


Walt Disney home Entertainment Proudly Announces
The Long-Awaited Two-Disc Special Edition DVD Debut of
The Little Mermaid

Huge Company-Wide Initiative Highlighted by
Disney Consumer Products Partnership To Take Retail UNDER THE SEA
With Over 2,000 New Licensed Merchandise Products


BURBANK, Calif., February 6, 2006 – On October 3, 2006 Walt Disney home Entertainment proudly opens the volta, vault to debut a spectacular new two-disc Special Edition of the most-requested Disney DVD titolo ever, the Academy Award®...
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Roger Ebert: **** (4 Stars)

Was there ever a scarier, più exciting animated feature than "Pinocchio"? I doubt it - at least not if te were between the ages of 5 and 10 when te saw it, and could identify with its blockheaded little hero. Pinocchio, who is not the brightest char acter in the history of cartoons, wants only to be a good little boy, but he's trapped da scoundrels who want to use him as a sideshow attraction, and then he's kidnapped and sent to an island where he will be turned into a donkey and put to work in the salt mines all giorno long.

I remember seeing "Pinocchio" for the first...
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The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Character descrizione of Maid Marian from "Robin Hood" (1973)

Maid Marian, niece to King Richard, plays a very small role in the movie, and after she and Robin have plighted their troth she seems to be largely forgotten about. Her function is essentially to provide a motive for Robin to attend the archery tournament and thereby set things up for one of the movie's major sequences. What is intriguing, however, is that the animators have succeded in making a volpe femmina, vixen have the screen presence of an attractive woman. In part this must be due to her voice, supplied da Monica Evans, but this cannot be a total explanation. One must simply applaud the skill of the Disney animators.
 One of Walt Disney's most beloved characters, Bambi.
One of Walt Disney's most beloved characters, Bambi.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey topo, mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Bambi is not a tightly plotted movie in the way that Dumbo, for example, is: it depends much più for its effect on the superb animazione and the exquisitely executed backdrop of the forest. As with the story, most of the characterization is not profound - one does not find oneself rooting for Bambi in the same way that one does for, say, Dumbo (again) o Snow White. The only really strong characterizations are those of Friend Owl and Thumper. But this lack of depth in the characterization is not...
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 Jodi Benson.
Jodi Benson.
It's often been detto that good things come to those who wait. But no one knows that axiom better than voice actor Jodi Benson. Who had to wait a full anno after handing in her The Little Mermaid audition tape before Jodi then learned that she had won the role of a lifetime.

"Back in the Fall of 1986, I was appearing in Smile, a Broadway musical that Howard Ashman had written with Marvin Hamlisch. dato that Howard and Marvin were such huge talents, everyone thought that this mostra would run forever. But that isn't what happened with Smile. It closed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre after just 48...
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Third in my Slow Motion animazione Gifs articolo Series, I give te Beauty and the Beast from 1991.
Now, Beauty wasn't one of my preferito Disney Film when I grew up, but over time, I've come to be rather fond of it. The Musica is great, I have the whole score (songs included) on my computer. The animazione is good as well, but there are a few scenes where I think Disney could have done it better. But I'll get to them as I make più GIFs from the movie.




Image #1: Princess Belle

Belle goes to town and sings about how everything always is the same.
I always loved this shot of Belle. She looks really beautiful here.

Image #2: Princess Belle

As she has entered the West Wing of the Beast's castle, Belle stumbles upon a torn picture of the human version of the Beast. She takes a closer look at the picture.
Now, this sequence of Belle as she studies the picture, is just perfect. Belle is really beautiful here.