Once upon a time, terrible things happened.
Why send out a regular old Valentine’s Day card, when you can send a card that perfectly exemplifies your inner baddie?
The classic Sleeping Beauty song just got a whole lot darker.
No one drinks like Gaston! Except maybe Dumbo…
These compelling color photos offer a glimpse into the making of this classic Disney film.
Bibbidi-Bobbidi-la-di-da, la la. Or something like that.
Just because someone tells you it’s a “Dinglehopper,” it doesn’t mean you should believe them.
Evil isn’t born, it’s made.
Artist Christian Jackson has created truly beautiful posters for your apartment or nursery.
It didn’t always end happily ever after…
You’ll NEVER be able to look at Sleeping Beauty in the same way again.
These ladies scoff at your “Are you a good witch or a bad witch?” question. The real question is, “Are you a bad witch or the baddest?”
Because let’s face it: Princesses are boring.
Won’t lie: This quiz is disturbing.
Basically, three old women are at fault for sending Princess Aurora into a deep sleep…and they get away with it.
Disney would often film entire scenes - in a process called live-action reference - to help animators create realistic movements and scale.
Being bad never looked so good.
If Disney had stayed true to the source material, these movies would have been a whole lot darker. Here are some of the more gruesome plot points that got cut.
Someday my prince will come: Let’s hope he’s not one of the lame ones.
These animated films didn’t become masterpieces out of thin air; some of the paintings and illustrations created to inspire the creative direction of the early Disney classics are truly fine works of art in and of themselves. Mary Blair was an especially gifted illustrator whose work for Disney dictated the look of some of their most beloved classics.
Well, sort of.
This is an interesting way to speed date. It’s part of an art exhibit in Ukraine where the suitors and and sleeping beauties are contractually obligated to wed if the woman is woken by a kiss.
And it’s pretty interesting to look at. Angelina Jolie being hoisted on a blue screen crane while crew members chat in the background is like a “Where’s Waldo” scene.
She looks perfect. Arguably more interesting and fleshed out than the princess whose story she appeared in, Maleficent is tentatively scheduled for March, 2014.
I always wondered why Sleeping Beauty didn’t age when she woke up. I’d pay good money to watch this adaptation. You hear me Hollywood?
Evil wasn’t always old and bitter. Artist Tom Bagshaw captures the sex appeal exuded by two classic Disney villainesses.
How to hilariously destroy childhood memories of a Disney classic. (Some NSFW language.) Watch Video ›
Director Jane Campion and author Julia Leigh’s “Sleeping Beauty” starring Emily Browning will be competing at this year’s Cannes festival! Judging by its eerie trailer, this film will not disappoint. Watch Video ›