Happy Halloween Disnerds! This year is flying by so fast. Hopefully you’ve been able to experience some spooky Disney magic this season, whether in the parks, on a cruise, or at your local Disney store.
It’s no secret than many Disney films come from old fairytales and stories. Some, like Cinderella, have obvious origins. But others draw loose inspiration or story elements from less famous works. Did you know about the inspiration behind these Disney classics?
Cars isn’t a movie you’d necessarily associate with wisdom, but take a closer look. Most of the characters, even the goofy ones, have some insight to offer. Turns out, Radiator Springs is chock full of clever cars!
Have you ever noticed that familiar whistle at the start of Disney animations? Or the quick clip of Mickey behind the wheel of a ship? That’s a nod to Steamboat Willie, the start of Mickey Mouse.
If you’ve ever seen The Emperor’s New Groove, you probably couldn’t help but develop a soft spot for Kronk. Yzma’s henchman is so kind, sincere, and passionate about cooking…he’s just too lovable for his own good.
Pixar is known for its clever dialogue, lovable characters, and amazing animation. But sometimes, these “kids” movies offer up some serious wisdom, for kids and adults. Here’s a list of some of our favorite wise words from a Pixar classic: Ratatouille.
Sometimes, despite an initial creative vision or promising team, Disney movies get shelved indefinitely or scrapped altogether. Despite the studio’s consistent releases, especially since the 90s, you might be surprised to learn Disney has quite a few projects left behind.