Category: Princess Diaries

Mulan

Mulan

February 10, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Mulan came out in 1998, three years after Pocahontas.  Though not technically a princess, she must have been fresh in mind as Disney Consumer Products chairman Andy Mooney came up with the idea for an official Disney Princess list in the late 1990s. Given that Tinkerbell was on the original […]

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Pocahontas

Pocahontas

February 8, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

After a two year hiatus, it’s finally time for another Princess Diary! Up next is a princess who doesn’t seem to get a lot of attention. We’re here to change that. This is for you, Pocahontas! 2:23: Only a couple minutes into this movie and John Smith reminds me of […]

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Aladdin

Aladdin

March 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

We’ve come to the sixth member in our Princess Diary series. Aladdin came out in 1992 – three years after The Little Mermaid and one year after Beauty and the Beast. Let’s take a ride on that magic carpet.  1:30 – This movie opens with a sinister looking man singing […]

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

November 18, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Beauty and the Beast came out in 1991 – two years after The Little Mermaid. Here is the backstory for those unfamiliar: Once upon a time, in a faraway land, a young prince lived in a shining castle.  Although he had everything his heart desired, the prince was spoiled, selfish, […]

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Enchanted

Enchanted

November 12, 2012 | By | 4 Comments

I’m taking a break from all my princess posting to present… a princess post! This time, one of my friends approached me telling me I had to write about Enchanted. I told her I knew nothing about the movie. She replied, “It’s like the movie Elf, but with a Disney […]

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The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid

November 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

After polling my friends, searching more than a handful of libraries, and combing every used movie store I’m aware of, I finally found a copy of The Little Mermaid. But here is the best part: it was being sold for only … $42.49! Yes, that is a 4 and a […]

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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

November 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Snow White (1937) and Cinderella (1950) have already been taken care of, which brings us to Sleeping Beauty (1959). So far, I’ve been impressed with how well these movies hold up after all these years. Let’s see if Sleeping Beauty can keep that trend going. 1:00 – A song about […]

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Cinderella

Cinderella

November 7, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

In order to rent this movie, I drove to one of three remaining Blockbuster videos in the state of Massachusetts. When I got there, I learned of a Disney “vault” where apparently Disney only re-releases certain movies every so often and even then only puts a limited amount of copies […]

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

November 5, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

I just finished a few days with my 5-year old niece. We spent a lot of time talking about one of her favorite subjects and soon to be mine: Princesses! As we discussed this fascinating topic, I realized that I am woefully inadequate in my Princess knowledge. So, I did […]

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