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Disney Classics

Disney Classics

Kasandra Parker

May 28, 2020

When I was a little girl, my weekends consisted of binging Disney films. I would have my collection of VHS tapes, a large assortment of snacks and my enthusiasm at the thought of getting to sing along to songs from “Mulan,” “Beauty and The Beast” and other films. For me, those weekends were times...

This week on stage: Vol V

Photos courtesy of Playhouse San Antonio

Eric Pitty

October 11, 2017

Disney’s “Hunchback of Notre Dame”musical returns to Playhouse San Antonio revamped for the 21st century.   This weekend, The Playhouse San Antonio finishes its stage adaptation of the Disney animated film “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”– inspired by Victor Hugo’s novel of the same na...

Disney’s Moana: Not your average princess

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Dominique Avila

December 15, 2016

Disney has released their newest princess this past weekend and she came with a bang. Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) has defiantly earned her spot among the fleet of  Disney’s legendary characters. The film beautifully adapted Polynesian myth into its plot, honoring the culture throughout th...

Hayao Miyazaki illustrates pursuit of achieving a dream in ‘The Wind Rises’

March 11, 2014

Courtesy of Disney/ Studio Ghibli Jiro Horikoshi (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has always dreamt of flying but could not become a pilot due to his poor eyesight. One night, young Jiro dreams of flying a plane and meets Italian airplane engineer Count Giovanni Caproni (Stanley Tucci), whom Jiro ha...