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I Love to Laugh: Disney’s Funniest Characters

Disney films are full of music and magic, worming their way into our hearts with their warmth and familiarity. One of the best parts of a Disney film are the characters that make us laugh, breaking the tension of the serious and emotional moments with humor and unforgettable characterizations. My column today celebrates the funniest of these Disney characters. Watch the clips and tell me that you don’t agree that these creations are not side-splitting with their ability to make you giggle and guffaw.

Ten Disney Songs That Don’t Get the Attention They Deserve

Those of us who love Disney know that the magic and the music go hand-in-hand. There are so many Disney songs that are simply iconic and simply identifiable. Some of them get more than their fair share of play, while there are others that just don’t seem to get the appreciation that they deserve. Today I hope to rectify any oversights and celebrate ten songs that have been taken for granted.

Disney Remakes: Are They Necessary?

With the great success of the opening of the live-action Beauty and the Beast this weekend, not to mention the remakes of 101 Dalmatians, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Petes Dragon, The Jungle Book, Maleficent (a reworking of Sleeping Beauty), and the planned adaptations of Aladdin, Dumbo, and Mulan on the horizon, it seems as though Disney is really on to something from a box office, financial point of view. Every produced title mentioned has been enormously successful, with a whole new generation of kids falling in love with a different Disney than the one we grew up on. Does, however, this remake phenomenon come at the expense of the beloved, classic Disney films that inspired them?