Tag: The Little Mermaid

Review: Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Turns The Muny Into Underwater Kingdom

Posted: June 23, 2017 at 10:08 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

The Little Mermaid will always hold a special place in my heart. It was the first movie I saw in theaters, back in 1989, and my love of Disney has only grown since then. Getting a chance to see one of the classics brought to life is always exciting, especially when it’s a show full […]

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Review: DISENCHANTED! Offers a Unique Spin On Happily Ever After for Disney Princesses

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 9:23 am   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

I’m an enormous fan of the Disney animated classics. In fact, the first movie I ever saw in theaters was The Little Mermaid. My favorites include: Beauty and the Beast, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and Cinderella. Combine that with my love of musicals, and tell me that there is a show about the most famous […]

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DVD Review – “Waking Sleeping Beauty”

Posted: December 9, 2010 at 9:46 am   /   Film, Local

I briefly talked about Waking Sleeping Beauty last week in my “DVD Picks of the Week” so I don’t want to reiterate everything I said before.  But the main point is that I love Disney musicals, and as soon as I saw the trailer I was dying to see it.  After getting a chance to […]

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Disney’s The Princess and the Frog – Movie Review

Posted: December 11, 2009 at 10:04 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

When Pixar wiz kid John Lasseter took over as Walt Disney Studios CEO, he made an interesting announcement: he wanted Disney to get back into traditionally animated films.  It was interesting in so much as conventional industry wisdom was that kids today no longer wanted hand drawn cartoons, preferring instead the computer animation of movies […]

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Disney’s ‘The Princess and The Frog’ animators Bruce Smith and Randy Haycock Interview

Posted: December 11, 2009 at 4:51 pm   /   Interviews, Local

A couple weeks ago Disney sent out some of their animators on a press tour to promote Disney’s return to traditional 2D hand drawn animation. St. Louis members of the press and I were lucky enough to interview two of the animators who worked on the film. Both seemed very enthusiastic about Disney’s return to […]

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