A Beauty, Sleeping or Otherwise

I liked the classical music in the score. And Maleficent’s minions. And I got sooo anger at the three stupid fairy godmothers who messed everything up. I’m over it now, but … .

Misty Midwest Mossiness

An excellent analysis of one of my favorite Disney classics, Sleeping Beauty, posted at Tor.com and authored by Mari Ness.

Some interesting tidbits:

  • First Disney feature filmed on 70mm (the 1950s version of IMAX)
  • Incredibly detailed backgrounds by Eyvind Earle – the equivalent to at least 60 multiple, massive fine art paintings.
  • Maleficent morphs into a dragon – one of their most magnificent creations, animated with rich, black and purple bitterness.

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