Who would have thought that one of the most popular Halloween films with a twist of Christmas was based off a poem? Tim Burton’s stop animation film The Nightmare Before Christmas was based on a poem created by Tim Burton. The films unique spin on the creation of Halloween and the idea that our holidays are parallel worlds besides our own.
Throughout the years, Disney has changed its animation style, as well as its method of storytelling. Currently, Disney films try to stay relevant to how women and men are treated in society. They have included additional characters of color, even making one of the Disney princesses African American. Recently, Disney has been acclaimed for its focus on telling stories of cultures outside of the United States, hence the renowned success of Moana.
Aria Ligi is an independent scholar. who has been writing for over forty years. She has a great love of history, and, the English Romantics.She has a Bachler’s Degree in Writing from San Francisco State University and graduated top of her class. Temple of Love and Blood, Bone and Stone are two of her earlier works.