• Is Disney ruining its cartoon classics?
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    Nick Schager

    Is Disney ruining its cartoon classics?

    Dublin-based artist Stephen Duignan took to Twitter to point out the many ways in which Disney has transformed — for the worse — movies like "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty," all in an effort to "enhance" them for the high-def era.

  • Professor says some Disney princes are actually sex offenders
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    Hanna Flint

    Professor says some Disney princes are actually sex offenders

    The academic argues that 'Sleeping Beauty' and 'Snow White' depict non-consensual sexual activity.

  • Mum asks for 'inappropriate' Sleeping Beauty to be struck from school curriculum
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    Ben Arnold

    Mum asks for 'inappropriate' Sleeping Beauty to be struck from school curriculum

    A mum from North Shields has asked her son's primary school to take a book featuring the story from 'Sleeping Beauty' off the curriculum over its 'inappropriate sexual message'.

  • The Really Dark Original Stories Behind Classic Kids Movies
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    Ben Falk

    The Really Dark Original Stories Behind Classic Kids Movies

    Prepare to imagine how messed up your childhood could have been had they been left like they were originally written. ‘The Little Mermaid’ Ends In Suicide At the end of Disney’s brilliant 1989 cartoon which revitalised the company, Ariel gets her voice back, Ursula the sea witch is killed and King Triton turns his daughter into a full-time human so she can shack up with her prince on land. - 10 Films That Made A Surprisingly Huge Amount Of Money - 1980s Movie Stars: Then And Now Not so in Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 story.