Sara Franks-Allen lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with two dogs, two rabbits and one amazing husband. She writes for the Ladies of Comicazi blog and watches a lot of cartoons.
See the Real Life Models for Your Favorite Disney Characters
The look, movements and personalities of the Disney characters come from many different sources. For some characters, actors and models are brought in to act out scenes from the film. These performances are filmed and given to the animators to study and drawn inspiration from...
10 Lost Disney Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen
Making movies isn't easy. Every studio in Hollywood has piles of films that never made it to theaters. Disney is no exception. Here are 10 films that the House of Mouse started on, but never finished.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’
'Oliver & Company' and 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' helped Disney animation get back on its feet, but it was 'The Little Mermaid' that brought Disney back to its roots and laid the framework for the modern fairy tale musical. In celebration of the film's Blu-Ray debut, here are ten behind-the-scenes facts about the 1989 Disney classic that you may not have known.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Kermit the Frog
Had he not sadly passed away in 1990, Jim Henson would be 77 today. But his work lives on, and with a new movie due out next year, The Muppets are continuing to entertain new generations. Today we're celebrating Jim Henson by sharing some amazing facts about his most famous creation: Kermit the Frog.
10 Disney Parks Characters You Probably Can’t Meet Anymore
We like to think of the Disney parks as places where we can always find all of our favorite Disney characters, from the biggest stars to the most obscure bit players. But there's only so much room in the magical kingdoms, and characters who don't drawn a crowd often disappear to make way for characters promoting the latest movie or TV show from the Mouse House.
10 Signs You Grew Up in Fraggle Rock
Do you enjoy dancing your cares away? Do you find yourself singing at the slightest provocation? Do the sounds of construction get your mouth watering? All of these and the ten qualities below are signs that you may have grown up in the fun-filled land of Fraggle Rock...
10 Forgotten Muppets Who Probably Won’t Be in ‘Muppets Most Wanted’
The new trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted' is out and we're once again looking forward to seeing the stars of 'The Muppet Show' on the big screen.
10 Examples of Disney Parks Characters Being Awesome
The Disney characters are a big part of what makes the Disney parks experience special for most kids and more than a few adults. Sometimes you only have time for a hug and a photo before the character moves on to the next guest and you move on to see how long the line at Space Mountain is...
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Disney’s Splash Mountain
Remember cringing in terror while a pair of vultures chuckled about your impending doom? Remember screaming as the log you were riding dropped down into a flooded briar patch? If you do, then you remember Splash Mountain, one of the top thrill rides at the Disney parks since 1989.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room
50 years ago, Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room first opened to the public. While Disneyland was already entertaining guests with top quality attractions, the Tiki Room was unlike anything seen before.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Ride
Drink up, me hearties, yo ho! Since its 1967 debut in Disneyland, the scurvy scallywags of Pirates of the Caribbean have been a favorite of park guests.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Disney’s Haunted Mansion Ride
Welcome, foolish mortals! If you're anything like us, then no trip to Disneyland (or Disney World) is complete without at least one visit to the Haunted Mansion. The Mansion's 999 happy haunts have been scaring and delighting park guests since 1969.