Forget Frozen, Lilo & Stitch is Disney’s best exploration of sisterhood

Disney princesses have become something of a battleground recently. In a media landscape starved for mainstream female representation, they’re a touchstone for what and how we teach girls: Do the princesses inspire or limit? Are they feminist? Should their stories involve love? Should their stories involve gay love?…

In the ’90s, Disney came this close to building a Civil War theme park

Former Paramount Pictures chief Michael Eisner had a lot of big ideas when he took over as CEO of the then-foundering Walt Disney Company in 1984. Controversial as he eventually turned out to be, Eisner did initially succeed in reversing the company’s fortunes in the late 1980s and early ’90s. After years of critical…

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