For nearly 80 years, Disney's animated movies have enriched American popular culture, while their aggressive marketing has made the company a powerhouse. Now, some question whether Disney presents good role models for the children who are seen as their core audience.
True Love's Kiss looks closely at the films to address this important issue. In clear and engaging prose, the author traces the development of Disney's romance genre, showing how the films reflect changing gender roles and cultural values.
True Love's Kiss will interest both fans and foes of these classic Disney movies, and provides a valuable introduction to film theory.