Jen: I don’t like Aladdin (the character, I love the movie). Elsa lacks character depth. Flynn Rider isn’t that attractive at all? …. what’s an unpopular Disney opinion? I don’t know what an unpopular Disney opinion is anymore… Well, one thing I know most people disagree with is I think Maleficent is a really lame and overrated villain.
Mido: I think Frozen is overrated and lack character development, I still really like it though! I also I find Snow White slightly annoying (I still love her though it’s just that I can’t stand her singing voice). Finally, I don’t know if this is an unpopular opinion as such but I don’t like the Fox and the Hound.
"I have a hard time watching Brave. My mother and I have an ‘off and on’ relationship; putting that nicely. When I watch the scene with Merida wanting her mom back, I have to stop the movie because I get upset knowing it’s not that easy to get my loving mother back"
"I really identify with the disney princesses because none of them have friends, and I’ve never really had a best friend. Their best friends are animals, and I’m such an animal person I would rather spend time with fish and bunny rabbits than with my friends or family"
"I have autism, but my dad doesn’t like to admit it. He keeps saying I shouldn’t have to tell people, and that I’m "normal" because he thinks people wouldn’t treat me the same if they knew. I can relate to Elsa a lot because her parents have taught her to hide what she has that makes her different from the rest of the crowd. I don’t want to conceal what I have, I want to let it go"
"As someone suffering from depression, I find Elsa’s ‘Let It Go’ misleading. You don’t just suddenly stop suffering from depression as the movie makes it out to be. It’s a long process, and it’s not magically vanished by a song and throwing a glove in the air"
"It breaks my heart when I watch the old Disney films like Cinderella and they just aren’t as good as I remember. The music doesn’t warm my heart as much, the voice acting and characterisations are bad and the characters as a whole aren’t as memorable or lovable as they were in my mind"
"I went with my bestie and her dad to Disney recently, and I was so excited because it was their first time. Everything was magical for a little while, and then the arguing began… Her and her dad were at each others throats for everything, and it lasted until we all fell asleep at the hotel. They even dragged me into it, wanting me to pick a side and defend both their arguments. It was by far the worst trip I’ve ever taken to Disney, and, at one painful point… I wished I had gone alone."
"While I would like to work at Disney at some point, I’ve heard so many horror stories that make me second guess my desire. I’m just afraid that I will have a bad experience that will ruin Disney and its magic for me."
Jen: Most evil, you mean? Frollo.
Mido: Yup, definitely Frollo. He’s terrifying.
"I’ve come to the disturbing realization that I am more prone to mental breakdowns and self harming myself the longer I go without being in Disney. It’s been almost three years since my last trip and I feel less and less of myself without the happiness Disney brings me"