When one thinks of Disney movies it’s hard not to think of the classical princess and prince charming plot line associated with it. Disney never fails to present their audience with a great movie providing deep meanings, true love, and a good laugh. The newly released and critically raved movie, Frozen, by Disney has been criticized to be providing a different and more controversial message than previous films.
Niley: Nick Jonas and Miley Cyrus, aka the couple in 2008.
Within the past few years, Miley Cyrus has proven that she is no longer little Hannah Montana through her new music, “twerking,” and various interviews. The backlash and criticism she has received is endless: many of her fans and adults don’t approve of her embracing her sexuality and owning her body, especially after the 2013 VMAs. On the other hand, Nick Jonas, one third of the band “The Jonas Brothers,” has not, escaped his good childhood reputation… until now.
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Through the movie Mulan, Disney has found an incredibly twisted way of generating and propelling stereotypes about the Asian male body while making young viewers believe they are hearing this from the perspective of that particular group. As Travis Kong discussed, there are two main ways that Asian male bodies are typically portrayed in films and world opinion, the idea of the feminine, smooth-skinned Asian or the Kung Fu master.