DramaPrincezz013 wrote:Viola--Haha, yeah I didn't notice that till you pointed it out. No one in Disney movies have both of their parents. I'm trying so hard to think of someone that does, but nothing comes to mind.
The girlie-wolf wrote:But the Princess and the Frog is supossed to be a non-racist movie, and it is. No matter what time it is, the 1800s or 2000s, it is still racist. The fact that it's supossed to be 1800s is an excuse. I really don't get racists and I don't want to get them. But if they claim they are not rasict and they are it's not okay.
dandyvampgirl_13 wrote: It wasn't racist, it was historically accurate. In early New Orleans, nothing was equal for black people. The story line was concentrating on Tiana being able to rise above her poverty through hard work and a little bit of luck in finding herself a prince. The way you want the movie to be non-racist would be like saying that none of country's history ever happened, that African Americans had rights back in the early 1900's (that's when it was set- heyday of New Orleans) so Tiana really could do whatever she wanted, blah blah blah. There's an entire scene in the movie where Tiana isn't allowed to buy some property because she's a black female and there's a white buyer who can pay more. It's simply how it was back then, and I'm glad they showed what really went down without making it traumatic for younger children. You can't cahnge what happened, but Disney really did show some female empowerment with Tiana's capable hard work and grace, and I think that's a good thing.
The girlie-wolf wrote:But it's not what I mean. I mean that they could have done a movie about a black princess on the 2000s and the plot could have been about everything- like every other movie. But instead of doing that they made a movie that is in the 1800s which means that, to be accurate they need Tiana to be poor and everything....
dandyvampgirl_13 wrote: And what's wrong with doing a movie set in the 1800's? There haven't been any hand drawn princess movies set in modern times. Hand drawn movies are all set a long time ago, which is a good thing, reaching back to bygone eras of movies we wwatched when we were kids. The Princess and the Frog wasn't racist.
JazpersGrl wrote:The Lion King has both parents... for a while. In Peter Pan, Wendy, John, and Michael have both parents. 101 Dalmations has both parents. As does Mary Poppins. Mulan has both parents. The Incredibles have both parents. And I'm probably missing some.
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