Tag: the little mermaid

  • My Gripe with Movie Musicals

    My Gripe with Movie Musicals

    I love musicals. I was in my high school’s production from Year 8 to Year 12 and loved every minute of it. It’s always exciting when you learn that your favourite story is being made into a movie. But as many of us know, film adaptations often leave a lot to be desired. In my […]

  • The Story Behind The Little Mermaid

    The Story Behind The Little Mermaid

    Hans Christen Anderson’s The Little Mermaid is a classic fairytale of magic, transformation, and forbidden love. Most people know the Disney version, where the prince falls in love with Ariel and they live happily ever after. The original version was much darker and bleaker, and likely came about because of an event in Anderson’s personal […]