Dec. 16th, 2012

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There's a lot of talk and discussion about the disappointment on the direction Disney has taken their adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's The Snow Queen. In particular, the utter disappointment in the fact that Disney has narratively and artistically decided to ape the process they used in Tangled, giving future audiences a female protagonist that is a): akin to their Rapunzel in every meaning of the word and b): that she follows the template of yet another variation of their blonde, blue/green eyed protagonist. To say nothing of the frustration over the minimizing the focus on a female geared journey that focused on saving her male friend and replacing it with a battle between embittered sisters and an adrenaline junkie male, the frustration eventually gave way to this: thisshouldhavebeenfrozen.

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Felicia Curry as Rapunzel, Gillian Shelly as the Witch, and Jonathan Atkinson as Prince Brian in the Imagination Stage production of Rapunzel. Photos by Scott Suchman. [SOURCE]


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WHY DOES disney_pocs EXIST?



I came across this comment in the mini-promotion of the community @[livejournal.com profile] d_princesses and while it's not an unwarranted question, it just feels odd to ask given I used less words to describe the why in the profile, but I'll humor the questioner since I feel like typing.

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