Pinocchio is a Lot Darker Than I Originally Thought

Watching an animated film or TV show as a child is a different experience from when you watch it as an adult. Sexual innuendos aside, sometimes scenes in films and shows geared towards children can be creepy, and can only be truly appreciated when you’re grown up. Case in point, the Disney classic Pinocchio. When I watched this as a kid, I took it as an entertaining yet cautionary tale about a marionette who wants to become a real boy. As an adult, the story remains the same, but it’s a lot darker than I originally thought.

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Snow White Isn’t the True Star of the Snow White Franchise

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is an important film in the Disney canon. Not only is the lead character Snow White a Disney Princess, she is the first Disney Princess, with her film seeing the light of day in 1937. Walt Disney had to fight to get this movie made, but it paid off, with its earnings going to build a studio in Burbank, which eventually became the Walt Disney Studios that exists to this day.

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