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 Prince Eric
Prince Eric
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь 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 by 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 "The Lion King" (1994)
Roger Ebert's Review of Walt Disney's "The Lion King" (1994)
Roger Ebert: ***½ (3 and a half Stars)

My generation grew up mourning the death of Bambi's mother. Now comes "The Lion King," with the death of Mufasa, the father of the lion cub who will someday be king. The Дисней animators know that cute little cartoon characters are not sufficient to manufacture dreams. There have to be dark corners, frightening moments, and ancient archetypes like the crime of regicide. "The Lion King," which is a superbly drawn animated feature, is surprisingly solemn in its subject matter, and may even be too intense for very young children.

The film is the latest in...
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 Prince Phillip and his horse Samson
Prince Phillip and his horse Samson
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Character Описание of Prince Phillip and Samson from "Sleeping Beauty" (1959)

The handsome Prince in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was nothing еще than a cipher - it was not thought necessary even to name him. Prince Charming in Cinderella was еще than just a plot device, but nevertheless still had only a minor part. For the third in their trio of great fairy stories, however, Дисней gave the handsome Prince a far meatier role, and consequently his character had to be portrayed in еще detail....
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 The evil Fairy, Maleficent.
The evil Fairy, Maleficent.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Дисней Character Описание 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 Дисней 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 Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Character Описание of Flotsam and Jetsam from "The Little Mermaid" (1989)

Ursula's two hench-eels are certainly villainous-looking creatures: seen head-on they resemble not so much eels as gnarled old alligators, with their skewed eyes, crumpled-looking jaws and haphazard teeth. Their eyes glow luminously in the dark - indeed, they do еще than that, for Ursula, gazing into a large air bubble that looks astonishingly like a crystal ball, is able to look through those eyes in order to spy on distant...
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The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Character Описание 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 by 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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The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Дисней Character Описание of Thomas from "Pocahontas" (1995)

A callow youth, Thomas epitomizes the changing mood of the settlers. When we first see him he is Поцелуи his mother goodbye on the dock in Лондон - they may never see each other again. Within an instant, however, he is enthusiatic about the challenge of the voyage and by the prospect of serving with the great "savage" slayer John Smith. Later Smith saves his life as, during the storm at sea, Thomas very courageously attempts to...
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Third in my Slow Motion Анимация Gifs Статья Series, I give Ты Beauty and the Beast from 1991.
Now, Beauty wasn't one of my Избранное Дисней Фильмы when I grew up, but over time, I've come to be rather fond of it. The Музыка is great, I have the whole score (songs included) on my computer. The Анимация is good as well, but there are a few scenes where I think Дисней could have done it better. But I'll get to them as I make еще 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.
 Walt Disney's 32nd Animated Feature, The Lion King (1994)
Walt Disney's 32nd Animated Feature, The Lion King (1994)
Hello again, my fellow Дисней Фаны :)

This Статья 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 вверх Избранное Дисней Classics. I think it has really gorgeous animation, both character Анимация and also the backgrounds/locations. The way the animators brought all these Животные 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 Ты get еще of out the animation. Ты can see where the animators have animated...
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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 Дисней Fans.

Now, as Ты all know, I Любовь Дисней Animation. I Любовь to watch the movies, hear the songs and look at the characters. But one thing I really Любовь is watching the Анимация 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 или a sequence in slow motion, as then I get еще details the Далее time I see the movies.
Now, Ты all know how much I Любовь The Little Mermaid. My Избранное movie of all-time. Ever since I discovered to to make gifs, I have made many gifs from various Дисней 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 Анимация department was busily trying to complete Oliver & Company by the imminent deadline, Ron Clements and John Musker, the two directors of The Great мышь 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 Обои 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 Опросы that showed Cruella De Vil as the most...
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posted by fabgirl12
Today I am Google searching the new Дисней 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 Дисней hasn't made an animated musical since Frozen. However, the trailer doesn't tell us about Moana herself. But this Далее result explains why!
This news story is a brief history of Дисней 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 Далее result does not tell us much, so on the Далее result we found three summaries...
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The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Character Описание 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 мегера, лисица have the screen presence of an attractive woman. In part this must be due to her voice, supplied by Monica Evans, but this cannot be a total explanation. One must simply applaud the skill of the Дисней animators.
 The evil vizier, Jafar.
The evil vizier, Jafar.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Дисней Character Описание of Jafar from "Aladdin" (1993)

The evil vizier is represented as a caricature villain - he has a long thin face, a curly black wisp of beard, two great spikes of something sticking out from shoulders of his customary garb, an unpleasant habit of hypnotizing people, a sinister voice, and very much more. However, the exaggeration works: the characterization is such that we early become fully aware of his evil, and we cheer when he gets his deserved comeuppance. Much...
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 The Fairy Godmother
The Fairy Godmother
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Дисней Character Описание 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 в общем и целом, общая 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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 Jodi Benson.
Jodi Benson.
It's often been сказал(-а) 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 год 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. дана that Howard and Marvin were such huge talents, everyone thought that this Показать 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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Hello, fellow WDC club people! This is an appreciation post for some of my personal favourite characters from various Дисней animated movies. The characters in this Статья will be listed in alphabetical order, and they are all the ones whose Fanpop spots I've joined... so far! Of course, there are plenty of other Дисней characters I adore too, but I guess I had to draw the line somewhere.

I might Присоединиться some еще fanclubs for Дисней characters eventually, but when I do I probably won't bother to update this article. Not after I spent ages carefully organising the little graphics so that the colours...
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 The Sultan, ruler of Agrabah.
The Sultan, ruler of Agrabah.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Дисней Character Описание 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 by 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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 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 Главная 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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 Max, Prince Eric's good-natured old dog.
Max, Prince Eric's good-natured old dog.
The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey мышь to Hercules by
John Grant

Character Описание of Max from "The Little Mermaid" (1989)

Max is Eric's big, shaggy, ebullient, flobby-eared Old English Sheepdog; as a member of that species he obviously bears quite a strong physical resemblance to the Colonel in One Hundred and One Dalmatians, but Max has no pretensions to military competence: he is everybody's fun-loving, bouncy darling.
Well, not everybody's. He alone of the land-based characters immediately recognizes Vanessa as a wrong'un, and snarls at her as ferociously as his roly-poly appearance will permit. Naturally - having adored Ariel on sight - he joins in soon afterwards with the efforts of the marine Животные to disrupt the marriage ceremony.
 Max in a happy moment.
Max in a happy moment.
 Max dosen't like Vanessa.
Max dosen't like Vanessa.
 But he loves Ariel!
But he loves Ariel!