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TOPIC: Moana

Moana 27 Nov 2016 23:26 #11101

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This weekend my boyfriend and I went to see the movie Moana. This movie was a Disney movie about a girl named Moana traveling to save her homeland and the people of her home country. I absolutely loved this movie and was extremely moved by it. This movie was amazing in so many aspects. First of all, Disney finally did it! They created a film that let the girl be the hero. They didn't make the girl need a prince to save her .

This made me very excited because I have previously discussed how disney movies place an image in young women's minds that they need to be saved and that they can't take care of themselves. I hated this. I felt like it made little girls think from a very young age that they needed a man to take care of them in order to be okay. This made me extremely upset. I think this new film really speaks to what girls need and where there going in life. It helps them to make a movement in the direction of being their own heroes instead of having someone save them. Finally Disney did it!

This movie was great in the sense that they made Moana strong and independent and although asks for help at times wants to take care of herself and save her family and her homeland. Moana really strongly spoke about how girls can be heroes and how girls can be strong and independent. I truly believe that this is the greatest film that disney has made in a long time. It speaks to the need for little girls to find a place of belonging and to really change where they are in life currently. I absolutely loved the film.
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Moana 04 Dec 2016 19:05 #11150

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Im excited to see Disneys new movie. It has come under fire over its portrayal of the Maui character, critics say that Disney makes the Male Demi God overweight and it is a poor representation of a cherished tale. But the story still holds its positive message of strength , determination and survival for young girls and young boys alike
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Moana 04 Dec 2016 19:25 #11151

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Girls need strong role models just as much as children of different races need strong races. Moana is awesome in that regard. Just to correct you a little bit though, disney did come out with Brave a while ago.
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