Tag: romance

REVIEW: The Little Mermaid (2023)

When I heard that Disney was remaking The Little Mermaid, I felt a familiar mixture of dread and tepid hopefulness. The Little Mermaid isn’t my favorite Disney movie, but it’s an undisputed classic that saved the animation studio at a crucial juncture in its storied history. And I do ...

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Original Ariel Jodi Benson Agrees with Remake Updates

Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel in the 1989 classic The Little Mermaid, has come out in support of the changes to the new live-action adaptation in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. The creative team behind the new movie has decided to edit songs to emphasize consent. This includes composer Al...

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Killers of the Flower Moon Trailer Insists on a Theater Visit

Martin Scorsese is rolling out another epic. Apple TV has released a trailer for Scorsese’s upcoming film Killers of the Flower Moon. Based on the non-fiction book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, the film revolves around the murders of several members of the...

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Alan Menken: Song Cut From Little Mermaid Remake

Alan Menken recently sat down with ComicBook.com and explained the decision to cut the opening number, “Daughters of Triton,” from the upcoming Little Mermaid remake. Check out an excerpt here: “I think the thought process was a) we didn’t need it in this particular version....

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REVIEW: Suzume (2022)

Sometimes I watch a movie just by chance or default rather than actively planning on it. This was the case with Suzume, the latest from writer/director Makoto Shinkai (Weathering With You, Your Name). The art style appealed to me, but I went in without prior knowledge, including the director’...

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Halle Bailey Responds to Little Mermaid Racism

Halle Bailey appeared on the cover of The Face magazine’s latest issue and gave an interview regarding her starring role in The Little Mermaid. Check out the cover here: And read some of Bailey’s input on racist backlash here: “As a Black person, you just expect it and it’s not really a shoc...

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