The second half of the Big Hero 6 power duet that is Go-Go Tomago and Honey Lemon, the former is a smart, sassy and straight-talking girl who moonlights as a speed skater in the team. As an opposite to Honey Lemon she’s sarcastic, dedicated and fast moving. Her protective nature makes her both an asset […]Read more "The Disney Princess Series: Go-Go Tomago Review"
The star of Big Hero 6 might have been cuddly robot Baymax, but we got some kick-ass first ladies from the film in the for of Go-go Tomago and Honey Lemon. A fair bit’s been made about how drastically the characters have been changed from the original comics, where Honey Lemon was quite the ass-kicking […]Read more "The Disney Princess Series: Honey Lemon Review"
It might seem a little odd that I’m devoting time to Tiger Lily given that she has no speaking role in Peter Pan, but given her introduction as one of the most memorable early age female characters of colour, I thought she deserved a week of her own. The portrayal of the Indians in Peter […]Read more "The Disney Princess Series: Tiger Lily Review"
As fabulous as female antagonist Yzma is in The Emperor’s New Groove, Chicha is one of the unforgotten heroes of Disney’s sidelined film. Chicha is the pregnant wife of Pacha, and can arguably called one of the driving forces of the film. Pacha is dedicated to his family, and much of that stems from Chicha’s […]Read more "The Disney Princess Series: Chicha Review"
If I’m being honest, you might not think there’s much you can say about a child whose only words in a film include ‘Kitty’. However, though Boo is not much more than a catalyst for change and adventure in Monsters Inc., she lives the dream of many children. How many of us dreamed of finding […]Read more "The Disney Princess Series: Boo Review"
Lilo’s sister Nani is given more responsibility and emotional hardship that most other female heroines in commercial Disney films. That’s not to belittle Elsa’s emotional turmoil, but Nani is sadly a case that exists all too often in the world: an older child with parenting responsibilities to their younger siblings. We see this from the […]Read more "The Disney Princess Series: Nani Review"
As we carry on our look at Disney’s best animated heroines we’re taking a look at Lilo from the beloved animated film Lilo & Stitch. Lilo Pelekai encapsulates the best of children in many ways; their ability to wonder, believe and dream. The story of Stitch’s arrival on earth is like any element of the […]Read more "The Disney Princess Series: Lilo Review"