We start where we left of in Episode 4a – Mulan Part 1, Mulan has joined the army. How does Mulan from the old tales prevent being discovered to be a woman? I discuss the origins of Mushu, Li Shang and what makes Chi Fu such a misognyst. I talk about how Disney’s Mulan and Mulan from the legends approaches, trains for and wages war, and how she handles the various romantic angles or lack thereof. This one was a lot of fun to work on. Enjoy! [Read more…]
“Sleeping Beauty” is one of the most popular fairy tales of all time. The story with its many varied renditions and adaptations has intrigued readers and audiences for centuries. It has been told and retold continuously in movies, plays, novels and poetry, resonating with our ancestors as well as our own generations.