Disney Princesses Strong Female Characters

Belle: the reader who stands up for herself

In a continuation of my look at the Disney Princess Pantheon, I’ve taken a closer look at Belle from Beauty and the Beast (1991) to determine how much of a “Strong Female Character” she is and where she fits in terms of other Disney Princesses. I’ll be upfront about it: Belle is not better than […]

Gender Equality Movies Personal Strong Female Characters

Female characters I want to be more like

When thinking about who one wants to be, it is natural to look to the characters in media one likes, analyze what traits one likes about those characters, and apply them to one’s own life. But for me, as a female human, it was very difficult to find female characters I liked and would want […]


When movies get muddled: The Spaghetti Taco Hamburger

Making an exciting, compelling film isn’t easy if the barrage of terrible movies is anything to go by, but while there are a lot of reasons for a movie to be terrible there is one specific reason which occurs somewhat frequently that I’ve named The Spaghetti Taco Hamburger. What is a Spaghetti Taco Hamburger? Separately, […]

Disney Princesses Strong Female Characters

Mulan: the overlooked strong female Disney character

When I was an eight-year-old in 1998, I had a Mulan doll. She was cool for a bit but then I lost interest to the point that the only thing I remember about her now is that she had a removable hair piece. The same thing happened with the movie. It was Disney animation so […]

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