Disney has been around since , and times have a-changed, so it's not entirely surprising that certain moments in Disney movies would be 'not okay' when looked at from a modern perspective. A little bit rapey, a little bit racist, an unexpected flash of boob — here are the moments in Disney movies that definitely wouldn't make the cut were they made now. Yes we know these films are based on fairy tales, but in this day and age, we're not sure it's an especially appropriate response to encountering a woman who a you suspect to be dead, b has been imprisoned in a castle asleep for years, and c you've not even spoken a word to. That is not consent, not even if you're a prince.
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These came courtesy of song writing power duo, Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, who first rose to prominence with the success of their musical, Little Shop of Horrors. As recently as the 90s, Disney made uncomfortable calls when it came to song lyrics. Read more: The best musicals to watch after Hamilton.
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This fun book by Sylvia Woods spans 60 years of beloved Disney songs from movies, TV shows, and theme parks. The songs are fingered, can be played on either pedal or lever harp, and have both lever and pedal changes marked in the music. Some of the songs are very easy to play, while others are more difficult.
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