The Aristocats

50 Years Later, Ev’rybody Still Wants to Be a Cat!

By Kelsey Williams, Walt Disney Archives  It’s been 50 years since audiences first picked up on the feline beat when The Aristocats was released on December 24, 1970. Walt Disney Productions’ 20th animated feature took four years to complete and was the second to be based on an original story. The film includes more than …

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9 of Our Favorite Felines from Disney Animation

By Jocelyn Buhlman On National Cat Day, we honor our favorite feline friends and the joy they’ve brought into our lives—and that includes the cartoon cats who’ve stolen our hearts. To celebrate the day’s feline festivities, we’ve rounded up nine animated Disney cats who deserve a round of a-paw-se for the joy and entertainment they’ve …

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Romantic Disney movies on Disney+

11 Movies on Disney+ to Watch With Your Sweetheart

By Savannah Salazar Popcorn, your sweetheart and Disney+, what more do you need? In honor of the day of love, we’re highlighting 11 romantic movies you can stream now on Disney+! Tangled This heart-warming adventure soars as roguish thief Flynn Ryder crosses paths with Rapunzel, a curious and kind teen with 70 feet of magical …

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Disney moms

Which Disney Mom is Your Mom Most Like?

By Jocelyn Buhlman It takes more than just faith, trust, and Pixie Dust to raise the next generation of Disney fans, and while every mom is a hero, they can’t all be the stars of a Disney movie. It’s OK, though, because if you’ve got a magical mother, there’s a strong chance there’s a Disney …

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Burny Mattinson

5 Fascinating Facts—Disney Legend Burny Mattinson

By Steven Vagnini “Animation is 75 percent thinking and 25 percent drawing,” Disney Legend and Walt Disney Animation Studios animation director Burny Mattinson once said. “Everything must be carefully thought out first. Our animators not only have to think like actors but have to figure out how to get that performance across on paper and …

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Tiana and Charlotte

Celebrate a Friendship-Filled Gal-Palentine’s Day Like These BFFs

By Jocelyn Buhlman This season of love and affection isn’t just for romantic couples. Sometimes, the heroine isn’t longing for true love’s kiss–she just wants a nice night out with her girlfriends. To celebrate the love of friendship between a gal and her pals, we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite friends who are …

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favorite disney party animals

Go Wild with 11 Disney “Party Animals”

By Courtney Potter “We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne…” Well, this is it: We’re about to say goodbye to 2016 and hello to a brand-new year. And like people around the country (and the globe), we’re ready to welcome 2017 with a good ol’ fashioned party—full of music, mirth, and …

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Darla, Edna Mode, Chip and Dale, Vanelope

13 Last-Minute Disney Character Costumes for a Magical Halloween

By Jocelyn Buhlman Halloween is the time of year when you can tap into your Disney side and pretend to be some of your favorite characters for a night. But amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes there just isn’t time to make your own princess ball gown or superhero armor. D23 may …

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