The Pirate who Floats my Boat

The Pirate who Floats my Boat

I remember the reign of Captain Jack Sparrow like it was only yesterday. But actually, it has been years since Jack and the other pirates were the number one decoration choice for birthday parties. dirty wallpaper Now it’s all about that other charismatic Captain, brought to us by Marvel, and swords that have changed their metal cling sound for more zing en zoof sounds, while they light up in green, blue and even red colours. But when I search for vibrant memories thanks to the world of Disney, there isn’t a…

A dive in the Beast’s library |Book Review|

A dive in the Beast’s library |Book Review|

Disney has released a ton of stuff to feed your inner Belle. I went through some books a Beauty and the Beast enthusiast should definitely get their paws on. Belle’s Library: A collection of literary quotes and inspirational musings This book counts about 200 compact pages, and has an overall size that would fit perfectly in one of the pockets of Belle’s skirt. The first pages feature a foreword by Linda Woolverton (who wrote the screenplay for Disney’s original Beauty and the Beast, and many others), who is recollecting how…

Beauty and the Peeves

Beauty and the Peeves

Olaf, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Gandalf and Hermione Granger walk into an enchanted castle. It sounds like the beginning of a nerdy joke, but it’s also one of the great powers the live-action movie of Beauty and the Beast has to offer: a top-notch cast. So it’s no wonder people were longing for years to relive the story they all love so much. Amidst those people, I was left with a lot of self reflection. A SECOND CHANCE How come I don’t have a connection with the most beloved Disney princess of…

Do Moana and Pocahontas meet just around the riverbend?

Do Moana and Pocahontas meet just around the riverbend?

No major spoilers ahead. When you were watching Moana (or Vaiana, or even Oceania, for my co-European Disney fans), other Disney movies may have popped up in your mind. I don’t mean just the awesome easter eggs. In this case, many scenes rang a bell and I saw a lot of moments, details and characters pass by that reminded me of the movie Pocahontas in particular. The stories of Moana and Pocahontas have very few similarities plotwise. And that’s a good thing, since it was about time Disney gave us a fierce protagonist whose…