Sara Franks-Allen lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with two dogs, two rabbits and one amazing husband. She writes for the Ladies of Comicazi blog and watches a lot of cartoons.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’
Since The Jungle Book is getting so much attention from Hollywood and beyond, we're revisiting the Disney film and sharing some fun facts about its production.
10 Forgotten Disney Princesses
The Disney princesses are a much-loved group of 11 animated characters, ranging from original Disney princess Snow White to Merida from Disney and Pixar's 'Brave.' Official Disney princesses can be on just about any kind of toy or clothing imaginable. With so much merchandise riding on their likenesses, Disney is pretty picky about who it lets into this elite circle. Here are 10 Disney princesses who are no less royal than the major ones, but never got the Mouse's full seal of approval.
10 Examples of Disney Parks Characters Being Awesome
The Disney characters are a big part of what makes the Disney parks experience special for most kids and more than a few adults. Sometimes you only have time for a hug and a photo before the character moves on to the next guest and you move on to see how long the line at Space Mountain is...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’
It's been 25 years since the premiere of 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit,' a love song to American studio animation that used groundbreaking techniques to put cartoon characters in the real world.
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Disney’s Splash Mountain
Remember cringing in terror while a pair of vultures chuckled about your impending doom? Remember screaming as the log you were riding dropped down into a flooded briar patch? If you do, then you remember Splash Mountain, one of the top thrill rides at the Disney parks since 1989.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
50 years ago, Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room first opened to the public. While Disneyland was already entertaining guests with top quality attractions, the Tiki Room was unlike anything seen before.
12 Disney Characters You Probably Forgot Met Horribly Tragic Deaths
Did the death of Bambi's mom in the classic Disney movie leave you emotionally scarred? Yawn. Your childhood ended when Simba snuggled up to Mufasa's dead body in 'The Lion King'? You and a few million other people. Every time anyone starts talking about movies that made them cry as kids -- Disney or otherwise -- it's always Bambi's mom or Simba's dad going to the great Toonland in the sky. But wh
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Ride
Drink up, me hearties, yo ho! Since its 1967 debut in Disneyland, the scurvy scallywags of Pirates of the Caribbean have been a favorite of park guests.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Monsters, Inc.’
The premiere of Disney and Pixar's latest film 'Monsters University' is just around the corner. We've been rewatching the original 'Monsters, Inc.' and digging up all kinds of fun details and behind-the-scenes trivia to share with you.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Haunted Mansion Ride
Welcome, foolish mortals! If you're anything like us, then no trip to Disneyland (or Disney World) is complete without at least one visit to the Haunted Mansion. The Mansion's 999 happy haunts have been scaring and delighting park guests since 1969.
The Best Songs from ‘Fraggle Rock’
It's been 30 years since Jim Henson's 'Fraggle Rock' first introduced kids of the '80s to the world of Fraggles, Doozers, Gorgs and a whole host of other fantastic creatures. Like most Henson productions, the show relied heavily on music to advance the plot, convey emotion or just entertain viewers...
7 Mind-Blowing Disney Urban Legends
A company like Disney, which has been around for ages and maintains a family-friendly image, is bound to be the subject of some strange stories. But are any of them true? Is Walt Disney's body lying frozen beneath the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, waiting to be revived...
9 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘DuckTales’
If you grew up in the late '80s and early '90s, chances are you remember 'DuckTales.' The animated adventures of the ridiculously wealthy Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie were Disney's first big TV hit in decades, and they made sure the show and its characters were everywhere...
See the Voice Cast of Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Then and Now
After 'The Little Mermaid,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' and 'Aladdin,' Disney animation was on a roll. Still, almost no one predicted the titanic box office success of 'The Lion King,' a monster hit that remains one of the highest grossing animated films of all time...
The Voice Cast of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Then and Now
After the success of 'Beauty and the Beast' Disney took a break from the European fairy tales and based its next film on the most well-known story from the 'Arabian Nights.' It was a move that paid off big time -- 'Aladdin' became the highest grossing animated film to date. The movie was the final collaboration between composer Alan Menken and his late lyricist Howard Ashman and - for good or for