Disney themed movies and kitchen ware collection
Walt Disney deserves a standing ovation from all of us. We have fresh memories of these animated movies that we enjoy and can relate to even as grown-ups.
We are all guilty of watching animated movies and actually enjoying them despite the stigma that they are designed for kids; we enjoyed them then, and we still enjoy them now. So kudos Walt Disney for keeping the good work!
Disney no doubt knows its audience well; their films are so family friendly and are based on real life problems that everyone can reflect upon. People therefore see value in watching these movies and thus keeps the fire going over the years.
We shall therefore go down memory lane with the top Walt Disney movies of all times and Disney kitchen items for both adults and kids.
By the hand of Walt Disney Animation Studios, Tangled is a fantasy-comedy movie of 2010 that took six years to be developed; it is, in fact, the most expensive animated film ever made, with an estimated cost of $260 million. However, due to its success and popularity was nominated for many awards and, it has to be mentioned that earned $591 million.
The story starts when a drop of the sun falls on the planet and turns into a golden flower with magic powers, actually rejuvenation and healing powers. Gothel, an old witch found it and kept it for herself in order to rejuvenate from time to time, a process that will give her eternal life.
The queen of that kingdom was pregnant and very sick as well, is for that reason the soldiers and army of the kingdom, due to the rumors of a magic flower, started looking for it. Gothel kept the flower hidden for many time but one day the flower got exposed and the soldiers took it.
Finally, with the flower consumed by the queen, she gets healed and the princess Rapunzel was born with a magical golden hair. When Gothel attended to cut Rapunzel´s hair she saw that it turned brown at lost its magical powers, the reason why she ends up abducting Rapunzel and taking her to a high tower hidden in the woods.
Kept in the tower for 18 years and with an extremely long golden hair, the story narrates the adventures of Rapunzel and the thief Flynn Rider to get back to the kingdom where Rapunzel belongs and to destroy the bad witch Gothel.
Along with Flynn Rider and Rapunzel two funny and lovely companions join them, which are Maximus (the white horse) and Pascal the chameleon which is Rapunzel’s pet.
Flynn Rider, despite being a thief, he puts his desires aside and decides to help Rapunzel. Rapunzel despite having a great magic she was a humble and good person.
The witch Gothel represents the greed of human beings, a problem that is affecting us nowadays as well as the desire of power. With this movie, Walt Disney shows again that the good always defeat the bad and that good actions have good results.
As an example is Flynn Rider who was pursued by the kingdom and after all the good things he did with Rapunzel, he was forgiven by the kingdom as well as ended up being a great friend of Rapunzel.
This movie has been present in many childhoods around the world; the fantasy-adventure movie was released in the year 1953 for Walt Disney. It has had a great reputation over the years where many attractions, video games, franchises, etc. have been created with the theme of the movie.
Despite Peter Pan is the protagonist of the movie; currently the most merchandised image is Tinkerbell, which is the fairy that companions Peter Pan in his adventures.
The movie narrates the story of Wendy (the protagonist) who tells her little brothers John and Michael the tales of her adventures with Peter Pan. They are really excited with the tales of Wendy but their father is a little bit upset with Wendy.
Is for that reason her father puts Wendy in a separated room alone so that her brothers stop living her fantasy and grows up in a normal way like any other kid. Thinking that it is just dreams, one night Peter Pan goes to the room of the kids looking for his shadow, where he accidentally wakes Wendy up.
When Peter Pan find out that Wendy´s father wanted her to grow up, he offers her to go to Never Land (the place where he lives) with John and Michael. Once they accept, Tinkerbell puts magic powder on the brothers to make them fly.
During the movie, the adventures of Peter Pan begins with the goal of defeating the Captain Hook (the villain) which hates Peter Pan because he made him lose his hand where is now located a hook. Tinkerbell also develops jealous over Wendy because she was the only companion of Peter before Wendy showed up.
Is Tinkerbell, in fact, that regarding her bad feelings and envy puts into a bad situation to Peter Pan, Wendy, John, Michael, and the lost kids. This movie teaches the consequences that bring feeling envy and jealous over someone, is a bad thing that nobody should ever feel.
At the end, Wendy and her brother go back to London where they belong with their family. When the father arrives at the house they tell him the stories of their adventures.
Despite being a great movie with a great teaching, it also shows some racism against Native Americans, a critic that many people complained. In a part of the movie, there are some native kids who are seen as savages and not civilized. In fact, Captain Hook refers to them as red skins.
The Jungle Book
The jungle book is an animated movie of 1967; in fact, it was the last movie to be produced by Walt Disney who dies during its production. It cost $4 million to be produced and generated an estimated profit of $205.8 million; the movie has a sequel “The jungle book 2” released in 2003.
A live-action adaption was also released in 2016. The movie, in general, had a great reputation and acceptance among people and fans. It was inspired by the book of the same name created by Rudyard Kipling in 1894.
The plot tells the story of Mowgli, and orphan child found by a black panther called Bagheera in a basket in the jungles of India. Bagheera took Mowgli to a herd of wolfs in order for him to be raised and secured, once Mowgli turns 10-years-old it comes to the wolf tribe the rumor that a man-eating Bengal Tiger arrived at the jungle.
Shere Khan (the Bengal Tiger), heard the rumor of a human-fid living in the jungle. Is for that reason Bagheera went after Mowgli in order to take him to the humans where he belongs. In their way, a python tries to eat Mowgli and after some other events, Bagheera finally lets Mowgli on his own.
In the way, Mowgli meets the bear Baloo which adopted him and becomes his best friend. Baloo also taught him many techniques and jungle advises in order for Mowgli to defend himself in the jungle.
Baloo promised to Mowgli that he will never let him go and they will always be together no matter what happen. However, Mowgli was abducted by monkeys.
The orangutan chief of the monkeys told Mowgli to teach them the technique humans used to make fire, a technique that he didn’t know. After long pursues Shere Khan finally finds Mowgli and after a long fight it burns his tail with fire and runs away.
Being the jungle not a safe place because Shere Khan was still there, Baloo breaks his promise of staying forever with Mowgli and, with Bagheera; they take Mowgli to a human village.
Mowgli was a little bit upset at first but when they got to the village he sees a girl of his age and follows her to the village.
The movie teaches the importance of friendship and the great things that can come out of it; Mowgli was different from the animals, although, they received him as another member.
One of the most popular animated movies of them all; this musical fantasy film was produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The movie was released in 1950 and a live-action remake was also produced in 2015.
The budget for Cinderella was $2.9 million and the estimated profit was $263.6 million. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards, as best sound, best music, and best song. However, sadly the film didn’t win any of them.
Cinderella is one of the most famous princess as well as preferred ones among girls of the world. The story and the teachings of it are really inspiring and motivational. It also has 2 sequels, Cinderella 2: Dream Come True, and Cinderella 3: a Twist in Time.
The film tells the story of Cinderella a young girl who lost her parents and was adopted by her mean and cruel stepmother Lady Tremaine. She treated Cinderella as a servant, giving her lots of chores and tasks to be performed in the house.
With Lady Tremaine and her two daughters Drizella and Anastasia (stepsisters of Cinderella) make her life a hell. Despite how she was treated and the increasing envy and jealousness of her stepsisters, Cinderella was really kind and humble.
Secluded from the world, Cinderella only had animals as friends which included Jaq, Gus, Suzy, and Perla who were mice and some birds. Friends that, during the film sing and help to Cinderella.
The king of the city was concerned because his son, the prince (Henry) didn’t have a wife, so he prepared a ball for the most important people in the city in order for his son to select a girl he would like to marry.
After many problems with her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her fairy stepmother who makes her a beautiful dress and an enchant that gave her the opportunity to go to the ball until 12 of midnight.
In the ball, the spell breaks at 12 and she goes away. The Prince Henry didn’t have time to ask for her name or address, the only thing that she left behind was her crystal slipper.
With it, the prince starts his searching to finally find Cinderella and put the crystal slipper back in her foot.
The movie gives a teaching of humbleness and kindness and the values of it; Cinderella was humble and kind after all she went through and she never gave up on his dream.
Tarzan is an animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation in 1999. It is based on the Tarzan of the Apes (a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912). By the time it was released, was the most expensive animated movie ever made, with a budget of $130 million.
The film earned a total of $448.2 million in the world and due to its fame; Tarzan had a television series called The Legend of Tarzan. The critics and acceptation of Tarzan have been positive and, by now is a movie that had marked many childhoods.
The plot is about the life of Tarzan, an orphan kid of two scientists who were on a trip to Africa to study different species like gorillas, elephants, etc. His parents were killed by “Sabor” an African Leopard in their tent, being Tarzan the only survivor.
Kala which is a female gorilla heard Tarzan crying and went to the tent in order to rescue him. Kala also lost a baby because of Sabor, when she took it they went to the jungle and she started raising Tarzan as her own son.
When growing up, Tarzan becomes friend with many animals, especially the elephant Tantor and Terk which was a female gorilla. Despite Tarzan had a great acceptance, Kerchak the chief of the gorillas didn’t like him too much.
Suddenly a team of human explorers from England went to the jungle where the professor Porter and his daughter Jane were there to study the gorillas and Clayton (the evil hunter) was there to take all the gorillas back to England.
When Tarzan discovers that the explorers were similar to him, he starts to interact and spend too much time with them. A situation that didn’t like at all to Kerchak.
Tarzan trusted in the explores and took them to the tribe of gorillas, the professor and Jane were surprised but Clayton betrayed them and started hunting every gorilla with a team of hunters. Once on the ship to England, Tarzan regrets what he died and the harm he caused to his family.
When they got free, Tarzan defeats Clayton, and both the professor and Jane stayed in the jungle with Tarzan and the family of gorillas.
The greed and ambition on the humans are negatively affecting the life on many species and animals, a situation that we are living today and if we don’t take actions, it could end up being irreversible.