2014 Annie

Compared to the earlier Annie film’s quite white cast, the 2014 version of Annie offers viewers a more diverse and modern depiction of this classic story. One thing that stood out to me in this …

Moana is Redefining What it Means to Be a Disney Princess

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2017/02/09/disneys-moana-is-a-princess-head-and-shoulders-and-feet-above-the-rest/?utm_term=.762341c27829 In her Keyword essay “Gender,” Erica Hateley speaks of the reality that too often, girls are presented as “tag-alongs, subordinate to boys in initiative and daring…passive, emotional, and unimaginative” (87).  Specifically, nearly every Disney …