thatonegaykid413:

cutiecowbabe:

splashmama:

catbountry:

racebentdisney:

coelasquid:

snoozlebee:

leidis:

penciltests:

“Lilo and Stitch” 2002

Deleted Scene

Lilo plays a trick on the tourists.

IF YOU LIVED HERE YOU’D UNDERSTAND

I desperately need to understand

WHY

WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY

Was this scene cut from the movie??!!

Fucking christ, do you know what this would have done? What this would have meant to SO MANY people??  The truth of this is devastating. And to think it almost found it’s way into a DISNEY film??

The inclusion of this scene alone would have made it the greatest animated feature the company ever produced. Easily. And if you think that’s hyperbolic clearly you don’t understand.

No, really, if anyone knows why this was cut PLEASE let me know. 

oh man WHY WOULD they cut this, this is so great, holy MOLY

It was clearly something the crew was very reluctant to get rid of if it made it all the way to rough-clean (and in a few scenes clean!), fully inbetweened animation. That is like, thousands and thousands of dollars and weeks (months?!) of labour. Maybe a reluctant producer decided they would alienate their white middle-class American audiences by making them feel “too guilty” and pressed them to drop it? It’s unfortunate, it’s one of the most honest accounts of racism in a Disney movie (which is why it’s believable that someone got uncomfortable and made a case to get it chopped)

Designing entertainment by committee for maximum marketability is probably the most heartbreaking process in Hollywood.

I’ve been seeing this around my dash and think it deserves some more recognition!

This shit is hilarious, too.

NO WAIT SHIT

I GET IT NOW

I GET WHY SHE WAS PHOTOGRAPHING TOURISTS AS A HOBBY

SHE WAS BEING FUCKING SATIRICAL AND OBJECTIFYING

IT’S NOT BECAUSE SHE’S A DUMB KID WITH A WEIRD HOBBY IT’S BECAUSE THEY DO THAT TO HER AND HER FRIENDS AND FAMILY LIKE SHE’S SOME KIND OF FUCKING THEME PARK CHARACTER AND SHE WANTS THEM TO KNOW HOW IT FEELS

HOLY FUCKING DICKS DISNEY WHY WOULD YOU CUT THIS

aaaa it makes me sooo angry that they cut this scene ; _ ; 


 

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like, not to take away from this discussion or anything because this deleted scene is important and talking about it is important, but lilo did not take photographs of tourists to make them feel uncomfortable. to interpret her taking pics into “lilo purposely wants to make people feel uncomfortable” becomes gross when you take into account that she ONLY ever took pictures of fat people.

and she took pictures of all kinds of fat people, not just tourists. and she did so because, as she said in the movie, she thinks they’re beautiful.

obese people are already treated like freaks and outcasts, just like lilo. so perhaps she feels some sort of kinsmanship towards them, idk. it could be that she simply did just find them beautiful, wow shocking. the idea that she would single them out to make them feel like theme park characters is incredibly mean-spirited and out of character.

u can make ur point without being gross, is what i’m saying.

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I’ve heard a great deal about you, Fa Mulan. You stole your father’s armor, ran away from home, impersonated a soldier, deceived your commanding officer, dishonored the Chinese Army, destroyed my palace, and… you have saved us all

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Look how she lights up the sky.

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tookmyworldwithyou:

Let’s take a moment to appreciate how amazing Aladdin on Broadway looks.

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elloellenoh:

glegrumbles:

turnedtostardust:

fegeleh:

thegeekyblonde:

livianalemay:

waltdisneyconfessions:

"Mother Gothel’s design makes me uncomfortable. Her dark, thick, curly hair, her sharp nose, and the way her features are generally perceived as more "ethnic" in comparison to all the other human characters in Tangled—it all reminds me of an archetype for Jewish women"

Interesting fact: The stereotypical witch found in fairy tales was usually portrayed as the stereotypical Jew in order to spread anti Semitic propaganda.

This is also where we get the “greedy Jew” stereotype, as goblins, hobgoblins, gnomes and dwarves were also portrayed as the harmful Jewish archetype.

In the middle ages, it was a sin for a Christian to hoard or handle large amounts of money, which left the profitable banking industry open to Jews. It’s ridiculous that Christians created the stereotype to avoid a sin, and this stereotype is still portrayed and spread today

I’VE BEEN THINKING ABOUT THIS FOR MONTHS especially since if mother gothel looks like a nazi propaganda-esque jewish woman, and she steals the most aryan-looking baby in the kingdom to use its essence in a ceremony…

like does that smell like blood libel or am i paranoid

RELEVANT

glegrumbles, is this pretty much the summary of whatever sources you were going to pull out on the matter of stereotypical witch appearances being derived from anti-Semitic stereotypes?

Sort of. It touches a bit on some of it, but it goes preeeeetty damn deep. And it’s very frustrating to try to track down scholarly resources on it because it does tend to get shoved under the rug. I was having a conversation with some friends and thetwistedrope about it, trying to gather up what I can find.

But there’s a lot of folkloric racism and Othering. In fairy tales, in folklore about supernatural things and witches. Jewish people were heavily associated with magic, but there was a lot of… well, “let’s take their neat stuff but also we still don’t like these people and will oppress them” stuff that happened. (Look at all the historical Western Tradition magic that draws on Jewish ideas and culture, but continued to have no problem shitting on Jewish people and culture as a whole.) A lot of people don’t know the coded things they’re looking at, just like they miss references to other racist things in society and popular culture.

And being blissfully ignorant and perpetuating this stuff, I shouldn’t even have to say, is not in any way, shape, or form a good or ok thing. Most especially because anti-semitism is visibly on the rise. It’s not a blast from the old-timey past that is interesting but not relevant anymore. It’s still very much relevant today, not just in Europe but all over the place, including in the USA and Canada.

And one thing I’ve noticed, since starting to track this: it doesn’t get talked about. People who reblog stuff about anti-semitism and anti-semitic crimes tend to be… pretty much only Jewish community members, and other SJ blogs ignore it. Posting gets you crickets. (And I’m guilty of this as well, not reblogging some of the stuff that goes past on my dash. This is something I need to change.)

Other links:
The Past Didn’t Go Anywhere - Making Resistance to Anti-Semitism Part of All of Our Movements
Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism - includes news stories and also a worldwide map of anti-semitic acts year by year, consistently updated.

So… yes. This is an issue I am very much paying attention to.

I’m reblogging because I’m listening and I am disturbed.

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…what once was mine

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twiggysbox:

howtotrainyourbabyboo:

nerdybat:

howtotrainyourbabyboo:

Go Go Tomago and Honey Lemon

okay I have one thing to say about these ladies. 

THEM LEGS

Go Go’s got those gorgeous thighs and HIPS LIKE DAMN GIRL

and HONEY IS SLAYING WITH THOSE LONG LEGS WORK IT BABE

But all of their female characters look the EXACT SAME with NO ORIGINALITY 

Did u really just say exactly the same like are you looking at the same picture as me? Please tell me one part of these woman that is the same. Please. You can’t. Because there isn’t.

a.) they were most likely being sarcastic, but b.) disney’s female samefacing is a legitimate longstanding problem and this movie still has problems with whitewashing so it’s a useless and bad comment. and c.) THEY ARE SUPER DUPER CUTE WOW

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smalldoll:

coelasquid:

Hey kid, what’s going on, want to check out my pit of souls?

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Yeah, those souls sure are way deep down in that pit there huh?

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Or… not? Get your hands out of my soul pit.

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Okay, I’ll admit that’s apparently some impressive reach…

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Like, really impressive reach….

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THIS HAS ALWAYS BOTHERED ME BLESS THE OP

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