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Introspection and Review: Fairy Tales Retold Series by Jamie Campbell

Ten years ago, I ordered every single fairy tale retelling that I could find through my university's interlibrary loan system over what I knew would be my last summer in an English-speaking country for a long time. The books numbered more than a hundred, but less than two hundred. The resulting reading binge resulted in… Continue reading Introspection and Review: Fairy Tales Retold Series by Jamie Campbell

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On Adaptation: Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin

Most of us are aware by now that Disney has recognized the marketable interest in fairy tale retellings. Now, when talking about Disney's Cinderella or Beauty and the Beast, we must ask, "Which one?" Now, first of all: I'm not at all opposed to this trend. If you're new to this blog, hello, welcome, please… Continue reading On Adaptation: Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin

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Movie Review: Disney’s Frozen (Spoiler Free)

This is Disney's latest fairy tale retelling and princess movie, "inspired by" Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen. If you haven't read it, you probably won't gain anything by reading it before you watch the movie. If you're very familiar with the original story, you will find comfortable echoes here and there. This is a… Continue reading Movie Review: Disney’s Frozen (Spoiler Free)