Moana

Save the drama 4 Moana!
Save the drama 4 Moana!
I got the surprise news that the movie Moana is now available on Netflix, and it made me think about my friend Becky's little daughter who absolutely love, LOVES the movie Moana. On a recent girls' road trip to Wenatchee, my friend Becky plugged in her iphone to the stereo, and her 4-year old daughter, Charlotte, sang all the songs at the top of her lungs...
Get Your Lin-Manuel Miranda Fix With This Outtake Track From ‘Moana’
Get Your Lin-Manuel Miranda Fix With This Outtake Track From ‘Moana’
It seems to me that Moana brought in two very different audiences this holiday weekend. For some, Moana was the newest entry in a long line of Disney princess movies and a step in the right direction for the studio in terms of inclusiveness and empowering young women. For others, it was a chance to cure their Lin-Manuel Miranda withdrawals after the turnover of the Hamilton cast and the end of the regular Ham4Ham sidewalk performances. That probably explains the odd mix of millennials and children at the recent matinee you attended.
The 25 Greatest Disney Songs Ever
The 25 Greatest Disney Songs Ever
Over nearly 80 years, the 56 feature films from Walt Disney Animation Studios have become beloved and instantly recognizable their iconic fairy tales, memorable comic-relief sidekicks, terrifying villains, and some of the greatest songs in cinema history. This week heralds the release of Disney’s latest animated film, Moana, which boasts songs co-written by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. So there’s no better time to compile a list of the 25 best songs in animated Disney history — with a couple of important pre-list caveats. First, to avoid overloading the list with songs from only a few films, each movie here could only be represented by a maximum of two songs. Second, this list has films in the official Disney animation canon only, so nothing from Pixar or even The Nightmare Before Christmas. With that in mind, here’s the list!