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How Disney Found A New Meaning For ‘True Love’

Once upon a time, in a studio far, far away, there worked a few filmmakers, who finally figured out how to be progressive. In retelling Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Snow Queen,” they broke records with the tale of “Frozen.” That success was shortly followed by the less beloved but no less relevant re-envisioning of “Sleeping Beauty” known as “Maleficent.” Both films present strong females and invert the traditional Disney narrative. Most important, though, each deconstructs “true love’s first kiss,” redefining the age-old trope and subverting the idea that all women need a man to save them. It’s quite clear that…
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Frozen Becomes Disney’s Highest Grossing Film

The Disney animated film, Frozen, has been the most profitable at the box office in the history of the company. The musical has billed $ billion globally, thus beating Toy Story 3, which generated $ billion at the box office. Frozen, based on the tale of Hans Christian Andersen "The Snow Queen", premiered in the United States on 27 November. The film brought in $ million just in the United States, and more than $ 674 million in the rest of the world.
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