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Confessions of a Disney Freak

Taking a break from the Halloween posts, here’s a bit of a fun, personal post.

As you all probably know by now, I love Disney. Why else would I have this blog? Disney is just the best thing ever! Like lots of other people, I’m proud of being such a huge fan of Disney. Being obsessed with Disney, I do still have some confessions!

But, really quickly, I have just got my own Pinterest account, so feel free to follow me! I have boards on Disney, vintage, girly things, the Titanic, Ariana Grande, Michael Jackson, Johnny Depp and cute wedding photos etc.

I haven’t seen any of the Cars or Plans films.

Yep. I haven’t seen a single one. When I was younger, I watched the first five minutes or so of Cars and I didn’t really get in to it, neither did my mam or sister, so we turned it off. And decided to not give the other films a chance. Maybe I should give them another chance now, but I probably won’t!

I’ve only been to Disneyland Paris and Disneyworld Florida.

I’ve been to Disneyland Paris a few times and Disneyworld Florida once. I know that’s a lot compared to some people, so I’m not being ungrateful. But I would love to go to the Disney park in Hong Kong! It looks beautiful.

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I hope to spend at least one Halloween, Christmas and/or maybe New Years in a Disney resort.

The decorations! The joy! The festivity! It all looks SO exciting and fun and beautiful. I need to spend at least one holiday there – everyone does!

If I were to work in a Disney park, I would love to be Rapunzel, Tinkerbell, Aurora, Fawn or Cinderella.

Everyone has a character/role they’d love to be at a Disney park, or any other park. Mine would be the princesses or fairies. Yep, I’m a very generic girl!

I didn’t always like Tim Burton’s version of Alice in Wonderland.

I KNOW, I DON’T KNOW WHY! The first time I watched it, it just didn’t work for me. But then like the next day, I re-watched it for some reason and fell in love with it. I guess first impressions aren’t always right…

If it’s related to Disney in some way, I’ll buy it.

Call me a hoarder, but if I see anything Disney or at least related to Disney in some way, if I like it, I’ll buy it. I’m just preparing for my future home!

 

Thanks for reading this post, I hope you enjoyed it! What are your Disney confessions?

Have a magical day!

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Halloween Must-Watch Movies (Part 2 – Scary Edition!)

Welcome to part two of Halloween Must-Watch Movies (you can read part one here )!This part will feature scarier movies, so is probably more suitable for adults. Unless you’re a morbid, weird kid like I was and actually loved horror movies. Nevertheless, Halloween is the perfect time of year to watch scary movies because it really puts you in a festive sort of mood. Plus, all scary movies just seem so much better in October for some reason!

1. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

This movie, for some reason, was one of my favourites growing up. It’s one of those movies that made me fall in love with Johnny Depp and Tim Burton!

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Plot: Judge Turpin lusts for the wife of barber Benjamin Barker and so transports him to Australia for a crime he did not commit. Returning after 15 years with the new identity of Sweeney Todd, Barker now seeks revenge on Turpin. With the help of Mrs Lovett, many will fall to his blade.

2. Dark Shadows (2012)

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Plot: During the 18th Century, Barnabas Collins seals his own doom when he breaks the heart of a witch Angelique. She turns him into a vampire and buries him alive. Two centuries later, Barnabas escapes from his coffin and finds that the town he lived in is a very different place.

3. Friday the 13th (1980)

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Plot: In 1957, a young boy named Jason drowns in a lake near Camp Crystal Lake. But, in 1979, a group of counselors reopen the camp and then are slowly killed off one by one.

4. Saw (2004) & series

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Plot: Photographer Adam Stanheight and oncologist Lawrence Gordon regain consciousness while chained to pipes at either end of a bathroom. As they realise they’ve been kidnapped by a sadistic serial killer, Jigsaw, and complete a puzzle to live, their flashbacks relate the fate of the previous victims. Meanwhile, Dr. Gordon’s family are forced to watch his torture through a video.

5. Paranormal Activity (2007) & series

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Plot: Katie and Micah are haunted by a supernatural presence in their house.

6. Final Destination (2000) & series

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Plot: When Alex and his friends cheat death, Death comes after them one by one, in the order they were meant to die.

7. Psycho (1960)

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Plot: Marion Crane is on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend, Sam Loomis. Sam becomes exhausted during a heavy rainstorm, so they stop off at Bates Motel. There, they meet Norman Bates; a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother.

8. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

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Plot: Based on Washington Irving’s classic tale, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Icabod Crane investigates a series of murders, but soon discovers there’s more to it than they think.

9. Halloween (1978)

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Plot: On a cold Halloween night in 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers brutally murdered his 17-year-old sister, Judith. He was sentenced and locked away for 15 years. But on October 30, 1978, while being transferred for a court date, a 21-year-old Michael Myers steals a car and escapes Smith’s Grove. He returns to his quiet hometown of Haddonfield, Illinois, where he looks for his next victims.

10. Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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Plot: Several Midwestern teenagers fall prey to Freddie Kreuger, a disfigured man who preys on them in their dreams – which, also kills them in real life. Soon Nancy begins to suspect a dark secret kept by her and her friends’ parents is the key to unravelling the mystery. Her and her boyfriend Glen try to solve it before it’s too late.

 

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October/Fall TBR!

‘Tis the season for scary and mystery novels! I personally won’t really be reading anything that isn’t for my University course, but if you have the spare time, then I would definitely read these books. They are great for getting in the Halloween mood.

Best Ghost Stories – Charles Dickens

This book is full of ghost stories written by Charles Dickens. This includes ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘The Chimes’. So there are some Christmas stories inside, but you could always leave those until November or December.

Stephen King novels

Pretty much any Stephen King novel is suitable for this time of year! He’s such an amazing and talented writer. He writes things that are so thought provoking. ‘IT’ would be a great read this year with the remake not long being released in cinema (which is amazing btw!). I would also suggest ‘Carrie’ and ‘Misery’ though, because they’re so well-written and are far better than the movies – and I love the movies! It’s so cute the way he waffles sometimes, too.

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Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

This classic is a must-read! Shelley is such a talented writer, especially for her time, and I’m not surprised that this novel is so iconic and well-known. At some points, it can drag on, but it’s actually quite necessary.

Dark Shadows Visual Companion – Tim Burton

While this isn’t really a novel as such, but it’s a great quick read. And, it’s also a great excuse to look at pictures, and read about, Johnny Depp, Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter!

The Gingerbread House – Carin Gerhardsen

I read this book a while ago, not knowing anything about it, and was pleasantly surprised. It’s a fantastic, thought-provoking horror/mystery, great for Halloween. I wish it was more well-known, because it deserves so much more recognition!

White Death – Daniel Blake

I also read this book a while ago, knowing nothing about it, and was pleasantly surprised. It’s about a serial killer, playing by the rules of a chess game.

Dracula – Bram Stroker

Another iconic scary character/novel! I have yet to read this book, but I know that it’s definitely another great read for this time of year.

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Macbeth – William Shakespeare

As one of the best known plays of Shakespeare, this one in particular would be fabulous to read at this time of year. It has witches, magic, spells, a thought-provoking narrative, blood, death, tragedy! Everything! Yes, it can be hard to understand his plays, and to read plays in general, but after a few pages, it’s easy pops and so worth it. Plus, it’s Shakespeare, he’s awesome!

Welsh Celebrity Ghost Stories – South Wales Paranormal Research

This would be a great read because it’s all associated with Wales (yes, I’m biased because I’m Welsh!) and they’re all true stories. True stories are always quite creepier, so if you’re looking to be spooked this Halloween, this is the way to go.

The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks

I heard about this book because my English teacher was telling my class about how scary it was. So, naturally I went out and bought it. I still haven’t read it, but I’m definitely planning to! It’s about murders and a creepy kid. Perfect for Halloween!

The Visitors – Simon Sylvester

This mystery/fantasy, coming-of-age novel would be great for Halloween. ‘The island always seemed such a safe place. But now it appears that a killer may be living on Bancree.’ Spooky!

Jack the Ripper

An account on one of the most well-known serial killers would be very interesting to read about. It doesn’t have to be about Jack the Ripper, you could read about any serial killer, if that’s what you’re in to. I definitely find it ‘interesting’, I guess, so I will try to fit a book about Jack the Ripper into my reading schedule this Halloween.

Coraline – Neil Gaiman

I recommended this in my ‘Halloween Must-Watch Movies’ (you can find that here: Halloween Must-Watch Movies (Part 1) 😉 ). It’s pretty deep and thought-provoking, plus it’s suitable for all ages.

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What are your Halloween/Fall reading recommendations? Do you agree with mine? Let me know!

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Halloween Must-Watch Movies (Part 1)

Halloween is just around the corner! It’s my second favourite holiday (first being Christmas). The costumes, movies, music, festivity is all so much fun to get involved in. There’s something to do and watch for all ages. There’s so many movies to watch so I’m going to have to cut it in to two parts – but I’m not complaining! However, let’s be honest; most of the movies are going to be from the amazing Tim Burton – it’s not Halloween without him!!

  1. Frankenweenie (2012)

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Plot: Young Victor Frankenstein is a science nerd whose best friend is his dog, Sparky. But when Sparky dies, Victor is heartbroken. Soon, he comes up with an idea to bring Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful until his classmates find out what he’s done; then, everything goes wrong.

2. Corpse Bride (2005)

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Plot: Victor and Victoria’s families have arranged for them to get married. Luckily, the like each other. But that doesn’t stop Victor from being nervous. While he’s in the forest rehearsing his vows, he somehow accidentally asks Emily (a corse) to marry him!

3. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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Plot: Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s Pumpkin King, has become bored with with the same annual routine. When he accidentally stumbles upon Christmastown, he falls in love with the holiday and decides to celebrate and control Christmas, by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over his role.

4. The Book of Life (2014)

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Plot: In Mexico, Manolo, Maria and Joaquin have been friends since childhood, although their lives have taken extremely different paths. But, Manolo and Joaquin have one thing in common; they both want to marry Maria. Little do they know that battling husband-and-wife deities have made a high-stakes wager on the outcome.

5. Once Upon A Halloween (2005)

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Plot: The Evil Queen plans to conquer Halloween and asks her cauldron to show her several villains that could help her, including Ursula, Captain Hook, Pete and Yzma.

6. Casper (1995)

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Plot: Casper is a young, kind ghost who haunts a mansion in Maine. When a specialist comes along to communicate with the ghosts, he brings his daughter, Kat. Casper falls in love with Kat.

7. Hocus Pocus (1993)

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Plot: After moving to Salem, Mass, Max explores a haunted house with his little sister Dani and their friend Alison. Whilst there, Max accidentally frees a coven of witches who used to live in that house. With the help of a magic cat, Thachery Binx, the kids must stop the witches from becoming immortal.

8. Edward Scissorhands

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Plot: A scientist builds an animated human being, Edward. The scientist dies before finishing him, leaving poor Edward alone, and with scissors for hands. When saleswoman Peg discovers Edward, she takes him home, where he falls for her daughter, Kim. But his looks and shyness makes him an outcast.

9. Halloweentown (1998)

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Plot: After learning she’s a witch, Marnie must help save a town full of supernatural beings.

10. Monsters Inc. (2001)

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Plot: Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan is the top scarer. His scare assistant is his best friend, Mike Wazowski. But, visiting from the human is a little girl, Boo, who’s gone where no human has gone before.

11. Monster House (2006)

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Plot: No one believes DJ, Jenny or Chowder when they say that a house is haunted. With Halloween quickly approaching, they must find a way to stop it.

12. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

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Plot: Real estate agent Jim Evers takes his wife and kids on vacation. But, on the way, they stop off at a creepy mansion that Jim has been asked to sell, only to discover that it’s being haunted. And now they have to break a curse and rescue wife and mother Sara!

13. The Addams Family (1991)

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Plot: When a man who claims to be Fester, Gomez Addams missing brother, arrive at their house, the family are thrilled and welcome him in. However, they begin to suspect that he’s a fraud when he can’t remember some details of Fester’s life.

14. Coraline (2009)

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Plot: While Coraline explores her new home, she discovers a secret door which leads to an alternate world. In many ways, it’s a better world. That is until Other Mother tries to make her stay.

15. Beetlejuice (1988)

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Plot: After Barbara and Adam Maitland die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their residence, unable to leave. When a family buy the home, they try their best to scare them away, without success. Soon, Beetlejuice, a rambunctious spirit, whose “help” quickly puts the Maitlands and the new family in danger.

16. Matilda (1996)

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Plot: This film adaptions of Roald Dahl’s work is about a girl who’s forced to put up with her abusive family and headteacher. But when she realises she has powers, her life isn’t quite the same.

 

Part two of my recommendations will be up next week – there will be some scary films included in the next one, don’t worry 😉

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Summer Reading Wrap Up!

I haven’t written on here in such a long time because I’ve been pretty busy, sorry!

I hope everyone had a great Summer. I know I did! Unfortunately, I didn’t read as much as I would have liked to, though. Here are the books I did get a chance to read:

  1. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J. K. Rowling

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

3. Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur (twice!)

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

4. The Vegetarian Tigers of Paradise – Crystal Jeans

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

5. Qudditch Through The Ages – J. K. Rowling

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

6. Pixar Character Encyclopedia – Steve Brynghau

My GoodReads Rating: 4/5

7. Shakespeare’s Sonnets

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbosky

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

9. The Extraordinary Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

10. The Picture of Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

11. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – J. K. Rowling

My GoodReads Rating: 5/5

I know it seems quite biased since most of them 5/5 stars, but I honestly thought they deserved that rating! I wish I read more, but I’m quite pleased with how much I enjoyed these books and how much I read, anyway.

What did you read in Summer? And do you agree with my ratings of these books? 😀

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Pirates of the Caribbean ranked worst to best

After a new Pirates of the Caribbean film has recently added to the franchise, it only makes sense to watch the other films and relive the magic.

The new Pirates of the Caribbean film has received mixed reviews. Some fans, like myself, being over the moon. Some claiming it acted ‘like a sinking ship.’ And some lying somewhere in between. It’s all very intense!

Nevertheless, here’s my opinion on the Pirates of the Caribbean films ranked worst to best.

5. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

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Plot: when pirate Angelica (Penelope Cruz) finds Caption Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), she forces him to accompany her to Blackbeard’s (Ian McShane) ship. Then, they set out to seek The Fountain of Youth. Meanwhile, Captain Jack’s rival, Captain Barbossa (Geoffrey Rush), is also seeking The Fountain.

With this film, I feel that with Elizabeth (Kiera Knightly) and Will (Orlando Bloom) not being in it, it slightly lost its magic. The mermaids were amazing, though.

4. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

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Plot: the new film shows Captain Jack down on his luck, but things get worse when Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem) escapes from The Devil’s Triangle. Captain Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the Trident of Poseidon.

Even though I loved this movie, I’d be lying if I said I prefered it to the first three films. The first three have all of the loveable, iconic, characters and are so memorable.

3. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

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Plot: Davy Jones (Bill Nighy) comes to collect a debt from Captain Jack, so he must a way to avoid his fate.

There was so much action and drama that, while it was enjoyable, it was sometimes hard to keep up with when I was younger. The ending will always destroy me though – poor Jack!

2. Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)

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Plot: Will Turner, Elizabeth Swan and Captain Barbossa join forces to rescue Captain Jack from Davy Jones’ Locker. Meanwhile, the love between Will and Elizabeth continues to grow stronger as they have the most epic and unique wedding.

I love how fun, adventurous, romantic and dramatic this is. The soundtrack fits in so well with it. Plus, the end credit-scene is great ;).

1.Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

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Plot: when pirates kidnap the governor’s daughter, Elizabeth, who’s in possession of a valuable coin that’s linked to a curse, Will must rescue her. He finds help from an unlikely source; Captain Jack Sparrow. He’s a pirate that has recently arrived at Port without a ship… Or crew.

This is the film that started it all and introduced us to the beautiful pirate, so of course it’d be the best! It’s filled with humour, action, romance, an amazing cast and an unpredictable plot. What more could you want?

 

Let me know if you agree, and if you don’t, why not?

 

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Disney’s most underrated film?

So, I wrote this for one of my  University modules. I had a pretty good mark on it, so I thought I’d upload it;

 

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is one of Disney’s most powerful movies out there. It’s now been released for 21 years, and still, hardly anyone praises it. Either they haven’t seen it, or they just don’t agree with the message it’s sending for some reason. Some people don’t want their kids seeing it because of these representations. However, the representations of certain things aren’t bad; they’re actually pretty realistic, moving and, in some ways, educational. Everyone should watch this film at least once in their life, for the inspiration. They don’t know what they’re missing. Here are some reasons as to why this film is so underrated.

I’ll start off with talking about the message it gives, since I’ve technically already started that point. As most people know, this film is about Quasimodo, a deformed bell ringer who finds difficulty in being accepted in society. He’s treated differently because his appearance isn’t up to everyone’s standards, which could be something that some people can relate to. It’s still relevant to society today; having tolerance and acceptance towards other people, no matter how different they are. It explores this message with such great, emotional detail and depth that it’s hard to not be moved after watching this. You really start to think about the question, “what makes a monster and what makes a man?” which is given to us by our narrator, Clopin.

“You mistreat this poor boy the same way you mistreat my people. You speak of justice yet you are cruel to those most in need of your help.”

“SILENCE!”

“JUSTICE!”

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Esmerelda is the first one who actually calls out Judge Claude Frollo for his cruel actions. She truly is Disney’s feminist icon! The gypsy Esmerelda isn’t afraid to stand up for what she believes in, even if she has to do it on her own, and does it with sass. She’s a strong, female protagonist that knows what equality actually means. Her song “God Help the Outcasts” is deep and completes the film; it shows just how much she cares for other people, by praying for them instead of herself. The juxtaposition between her prayer and other people’s prayers helps prove this. They ask for wealth and beauty, and what does Esmerelda ask for? She wants mercy and help to be given to those mistreated and asks the important question; “I thought we all were children of God?” Like Quasimodo, she has also been mistreated, but doesn’t allow it to make her bitter, or hold it against anyone.

Speaking of Quasimodo, he’s an unconventional protagonist. He defies all conventional standards of beauty but still has a big heart, despite being abused and secluded from society his entire life. Our dear Quasimodo doesn’t dream of being rescued or finding his true love. All he really wants is to become part of the society that he has been watching from the Bell Tower.

Quasimodo has been abused by his “master” Judge Claude Frollo his entire life. He keeps Quasimodo in the Bell Tower, so that he’s kept locked away, where no one else can see. While being kept isolated in the Bell Tower of Notre Dame, Frollo mentally abuses Quasimodo. Frollo is a cruel and terrifying, yet brilliant villain, and is a very good reason alone to watch this movie. He’s a man of power who genuinely doesn’t think he’s doing anything wrong. Like Clopin says, “he saw corruption everywhere except within.” Frollo’s harmless appearance makes him look like everyone else in the movie; this, again, is relevant to our society today because it proves that everyone and anyone is capable of being a villain.

The Bell Tower that Quasimodo is kept in is so beautiful. That, as well as the Cathedral and stained glass windows have so much effort and detail put into it. It’s a shame as to how underappreciated these animations are. There are few films that can live up to the quality of work that this film has. It’s so realistic, that you can see just how dedicated the workers were when doing this. The Cathedral itself is one greatly underappreciated; as well as its appearance, it’s so important to the plot that it may as well be considered a character as well.

Judge Claude Frollo’s ‘villain song’ “Hellfire” is brilliantly juxtaposed with Quasimodo’s beautiful song “Heaven’s Light.” It shows how different their characters and intentions are. While Frollo’s intentions are selfish and are, to him, sinful, Quasimodo’s intentions are innocent and romantic. The other songs and scores featured within the film are just as well-matched to the message, characters and atmosphere. They are catchy and it is clear to see that a lot of dedication has been put into them.

I left this point to last because I thought it would ironically fit here better. And that is because, romance isn’t the end or main goal. With other unconventional features within the movie, this is one of the most important aspects, and is a good message to children. Quasimodo falls for Esmerelda but she ends up with Phoebus. While most characters would be heartbroken and jealous by not being loved in return, Quasimodo is happy for them both. He isn’t bitter and doesn’t try to separate them. Instead, he supports them. Because, for him, finally being accepted in society is more important. He’s so happy to finally be part of them and ‘allowed’ outside. It’s a beautiful and emotional scene. At first, he’s quite shy and uncomfortable about going outside, but Esmerelda helps him. Then, the town’s people start cheering and hugging him, and he starts crying.

It’s hard to not love this movie. It goes into so much depth about so many things, that you simply have to appreciate it. Everything about it is so beautiful, and so I urge you to watch this film now and give it some love!

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Disney quotes on graduation

It’s that time of year! Some people have either had their graduation, are having it, or are preparing for it. It’s an exciting time, so here are some Disney quotes that relate to graduations, to celebrate it!

“I can go the distance” – Hercules, Hercules

 

“That’s when my life begins” – Rapunzel, Tangled

 

“And so I’ll know how far I’ll go” – Moana, Moana

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“Once a wildcat, always a wildcat” – Troy, High School Musical 3: Senior Year

 

 

“The way is clear, the way is good, I have no fear, nor no one should” – Into The Woods cast, Into The Woods

 

 

“We’re all in this together” – High School Musical cast, High School Musical

 

“I want adventure in the great, wide, somewhere” – Belle

 

“A dream is a wish your heart makes” – Cinderella

 

“Almost there” – The Princess and The Frog

 

And finally, when talking about student finance;

“Take what you can…

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Congratulations on graduating!

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Lessons to learn from Disney Villains

The villains of Disney really do give us lessons to learn and truly think about. They make mistakes which cost them. Here are some important lessons to learn from them.

In life, you must always be sarcastic and sassy

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Disney villains always provide us with humorous comments which makes them loveable. Even when they’re in a bad situation and something goes wrong, they always make a joke.

Overcome sibling rivalry

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Don’t be a Hans. He’s one of the most hated villains because his sibling rivalry led him to try and kill Elsa and Anna, and take over their kingdom.

Don’t take advantage of your power

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As soon as it does, either you do something bad and die, or you’ll be shouting “OFF WITH THEIR HEAD!” People want to keep their head. So, to keep your kingdom happy, let people keep their heads.

Be confident

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Confidence, particularly confidence in yourself, is key.

 

Consent is key

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Gaston probably would have avoided all of his disgrace… rejection… and public humiliation, if he hadn’t had arranged a suprise marriage.

Always have a plan B and C

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Maleficent didn’t go down without a fight. She had a backup plan for everything the prince and fairies threw at her. She was still defeated, but she didn’t make it easy for them.

Be careful what you wish for

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Jafar wished to be a genie and he got it – as well as an itty-bitty living space.

Never send a fool to do your job

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If Hades had made Hercules mortal by himself, he would have done the job correctly. But, Fear and Panic messed it up, costing Hades his plans.

Above all, self-control

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Self-control is the main thing to look out for. If Sharpay hadn’t had stepped up and carried on with the show, even though Tiara stole her role, she may not have had her chance to help out the drama department the next year. Plus, she would have missed out.

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How To Add A Touch Of Disney To Your Graduation

Graduation is just around the corner for many people, my sister included. It can be a nervous day, so why not make it less scary and more excitable by adding Disney to your special day? After all, it’s quite a unique experience. Right now, you may have no idea what to do next; but chill! Just enjoy your day!

Here are some special ways to add a touch of magic to your day…

Graduation Caps

Recently, decorating your graduation cap has become very popular. You’ve paid for it, so I guess you may as well decorate it as you like.

You could embrace your childhood and go for caps like these;

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Or, you could copy some characters. You could go for Sharpay Evan’s fabulous look, from High School Musical 3: Senior Year;

 

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Or, you could copy Patrick’s look from The Perks of Being a Wallflower. I know it isn’t Disney, but it’s still a cool style, and he’s a book character – Belle would approve of your bookworm style!

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There are so many options!

Disneybound

 

If you’re not brave enough to decorate your cap, or want to do something more than just that, then Disneybound! It’s another fun, creative thing to do.

You could Disneybound as Sharpay from High School Musical 3: Senior Year. Her graduation look is quite inspiring.

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Or, you could go for something more simple. I particularly like this Disneybound idea for Rapunzel;

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Add a bow to your outfit!

 

Bows are the cutest things ever and just scream ‘DISNEY!’ for me! Why not add one to your outfit, somehow? Whether it’s on your cap, your dress, your shirt, your shoes or your bag, it’s still cute. And if you don’t want to add a bow, you could just add a Disney accessory/piece of jewellery!

Disney inspired hairstyle/makeup

Easy pops! Choose your favourite hairstyle and favourite makeup look from whatever character you like, and copy it. Or do something similar.

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Watch movies

 

There isn’t a lot of choice of Disney movies related to graduation, but the few that I know of are worth the watch. There’s High School Musical 3: Senior Year, Lizzie McGuire: The Movie, and An Extremely Goofy Movie. You could even watch some movies that relate to high school, such as Big Hero 6 and A Goofy Movie!

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Disney mug

Have your celebratory drink in your very own Disney mug! Your drink will then be the most magical of all.

Say an unhealthy amount of Disney quotes

This will be an emotional day for some, so lighten the mood by embracing your inner Disney Nerd and slay people with quotes and references.

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So, whether it’s your graduation or your friends or relatives; good luck and have fun! And keep your head in the game!

 

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