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The Little Mermaid
Somewhere under the sea and beyond your imagination is an adventure in fantasy.
This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the villainous sea witch Ursula.
The Little Mermaid marked the beginning of Disney’s renaissance under the stewardship of Katzenberg and proved to be the template for practically every Disney film that succeeded it in the following decade. However, with it fast approaching its 25th anniversary is it beginning to show its age? Sadly, the answer to that question is a yes, but then I’ve never been a huge fan of this particular animated adaptation.
Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s famous fairy tale it tells the story of Ariel, an inquisitive and free spirited mermaid, who falls in love with a human prince. Making a bargain with an evil sea witch she is offered the chance of a new life with her two-legged love, but at…
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1989, a wonderful year for Disney; a moment where they have broken through their two decade slump, unable to make a film that captures the pure magical essence that universally captured the hearts of youths and adults. Enter the Disney Renaissance, a wave of films that brings Disney back to the top tier level that they were once known for. The wait was definitely long, but given the products that they have throughout the final decade of the 20th century, it was without a doubt, worth it. Starting off the Renaissance is The Little Mermaid, a film that I once dismissed as one of the worst films of the era, given…
This is where all the cards come down on the table. I'm a 25 (26 in a few days) year old heterosexual man who thrives on horror, damnit, but this movie is still immortal to me. It's ingrained into me since childhood, and now, after more than two decades, I come back to it again. The Little Mermaid is not the best Disney film technically or artistically - it stumbles in quite a lot of ways actually, but the main story and the way it is told through song is still legendary to this day.
The story, Disneyfied from HC Andersen, tells the tale of King Triton of the sea, and his willful daughter Ariel, a mermaid that longs to…
25 years after it was released, I got to take my daughter to see The Little Mermaid at the cinema tonight. While the driving force behind seeing it was her desire to go, the appreciation of experiencing this film on the big screen was not lost on me. In fact, I have raised my rating of the film as a result.
The animation and the music all seemed to be a tad more magical in a theater setting, as if I was really seeing it for the first time despite multiple previous home viewings.
The fairy-tale which began Disney's Renaissance Era must have been a classic flick of its time but looking back now, The Little Mermaid doesn't feel as impressive as it did years ago. The story concerns Ariel; a young mermaid princess who falls in love at first sight with a human prince on board a ship & aspires to become human so that she can spend her life with him. But it all looked hopeless until she meets the sea witch, who offers to fulfil Ariel's wish but it's part of her big evil plan to become the new ruler of the underwater kingdom.
The 2D animation has somehow managed to stand the test of time & makes striking use of colours in…
I find this disturbingly easy to masturbate to.
My absolute favorite Disney animated feature of all time. Here's why: www.ifitfitz.com/365/the-little-mermaid
A film that spoke to an entire generation. A true Disney Classic. Highly Recommended
The "Under the Sea" scene is one of the better scenes put on the screen. Other than that, The Little Mermaid is not nearly as fun as some of Disney's other works. Still good though.
'Part of my world'.
This film doesn’t go about without its flaws, but like I said it’s one of the most entertaining films I’ve ever seen. Every aspect works: the animation is gorgeous, the writing is smart, the humor (this movie is actually one of the funniest Disney movies), and even the musical aspect. I have to say this is probably my favorite Disney musical, I loved every single song in this film. This film is so entertaining and fun to watch that it passes over its minor flaws, which is very hard for a movie to do.
First time watching this in years and it... doesn't quite hold up as a movie?
I mean, it's charming and fluffy but doesn't have the frightening qualities of Snow White or Pinocchio, nor the dramatic grace that Beauty and the Beast and even Mulan have to elevate it. At 85 minutes, it's always in such a god damn hurry to get to the next plot point, it feels more like a beat-sheet than a movie. The same can arguably be said for other Disney movies (The Lion King also has this problem to a lesser degree), but it feels especially egregious here.
Would be totally unremarkable by today's standards. Buuuuut all those musical sequences are crazy catchy. Like, ALL of them.
Triton... she loves you really I promise...
Watched with ma homegurl Emma
She prefers the book
I don't blame her
I grew up on this
So don't hate
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