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The Text and the Textile: Answering "Why Vintage?" through Literary History

Ovid’s Metamorphoses tells the tale of Tereus, Procne and Philomela, which arguably represents the first narrative nod to those blurry borderlands between the text and the textile. 1,004 more words

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Summer Solstice: Beating About Bluebeard's Bush

Happy Summer Solstice! Today’s post is going to be a little something different. We are going to discuss the classic French fairy tale by Charles Perrault, … 1,207 more words

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I Know You, I Slept With You Once Upon A Dream- "Sleeping Beauty"

In 1959 Walt Disney released his animated musical fantasy film, “Sleeping Beauty”. The film is based on Charles Perrault’s and the Grimm Brothers’ versions of the fairy tale. 772 more words

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The Sweetest Story Ever Told 700 Times- "Cinderella"

In 1950, Walt Disney released his animated musical fantasy film, “Cinderella”. It was his greatest hit since “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, and it’s considered one of the… 613 more words

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Film Review: “Maleficent” (2014)

Directed by: Robert Stromberg

Writers: Linda Woolverton, Charles Perrault

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Sam Riley, Isobelle Molloy and etc. 803 more words

Movie Reviews

"Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?"- "Little Red Riding Hood"

Before his major animated films, Walt Disney released animated shorts titled  Silly Symphonies. In 1934, the Silly Symphony short, “The Big Bad Wolf”,  featured Little Red Riding hood along with the Three Little Pigs. 539 more words

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Adaptation #90: Stefan Started the Maleficence

In the new film Maleficent, based on the character from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, we see that the Mistress of All Evil has more of soft side than one might think for someone that casts a curse on an innocent baby. 379 more words