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Disney Movies: Good or Bad?

The pros and cons of disney movies

Jacqui Vinden

on 3 December 2012

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Transcript of Disney Movies: Good or Bad?

The pros and cons of Disney movies. Disney Movies: Good or Bad? Introduction Conclusion What: Disney movies are still worth watching Teaches you bad examples They are racist and sexist. Lowers your self-esteem Show the importance of
listening to your guardians. Teaches them to have hope and to believe in themselves. Pros Most of the heroes and princesses are white
Stereotyped version of coloured people
-Lady and the Tramp gives bad image of Asians
-The crows in Dumbo gives a bad image of black people
-Aladdin gives a bad image of the Middle East
Woman can either be evil or obsessed with love
The women are weak and helpless
Most of the heroes are male
The men are strong and protect everyone
All the girls chase the men and would do anything for them
-Eg. Cinderella, Little Mermaid Snow white lived alone with 7 men
Jasmine was in a relationship with a homeless stranger
-rebelled against her father
-broke family traditions
Cinderella lied and snuck out at night to go to a party
Tarzan ran around naked
Sleeping Beauty married a stranger
Robin hood stole things All the princesses are unrealistically skinny
They are all very pretty too
All the princes are unrealistically handsome
There are no friendships between girls
Girls fight each other to win the guy
All the princesses wear expensive dresses Cons Alice from Alice in Wonderland runs away from her sister but ends up regreting it
Pinocchio leaves his father behind but then gets kidnapped
Little Mermaid leaves the castle, ignoring her father's advice and makes a dangerous deal with a witch risking her life Encourages kids to believe in who they are
-In Aladdin, the genie tells Jasmine to stop pretending to be someone else All the movies end in a happy ending
The princesses marry the men of their dreams even though they faced challenges
-examples are Cinderella, Repunzel Disney movies/Walt Disney
Usually animated
Geared to younger kids but are fun for the whole family Who: When: Where: Why: Walter Elias "Walt" Disney
American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator
founder of Disney Walt was born in 1901 and died in 1966
First movie was Snow White made in 1937
First product was the Alice Comedies made in 1923
Disney has been making shows and movies since 1923 Walt was interested in it as a career He was born in Chicago, Illinois
The Disney headquarters is in Burbank, California Younger kids don't pay attention to all the little things
They only pay attention to the princesses and happy endings Pros
Teaches them to believe in themselves
Encourages them to listen to their parents Cons
Teaches bad examples
Lowers your self esteem Sources http://columbianawriter.tumblr.com/post/23645818944/disney-taught-us-to-rebel-at-a-young-age
http://www.imbd.com/name/nm0000370/bio Walt Disney Snow White Made by:
and Amy Now, an inspiring quote from Pooh. Happy Ending!! Video
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