Is Disney Desperately Repurposing Old Tangled Merch as Frozen?

It's been months now, but Disney is still struggling to keep shelves stocked with toys and costumes from its mega-hit Frozen—all of which sell out within hours, much to the chagrin of frustrated parents everywhere. But has the insane demand for Elsa merch prompted Disney to repackage accessories from its other… » 4/28/14 12:10pm 4/28/14 12:10pm

Gender-flipped fairy tale princes ditch their glass shoes and let down…

Yudi Chen has a series of wonderfully stylized fairy tale illustrations with one important difference: the genders of all of the characters have been reversed. That means that the Beast must win the heart of Beau, the evil king demands the heart of his stepson Snow White, and Rapunzel has the most amazing beard you've… » 2/02/13 4:00pm 2/02/13 4:00pm

10 Creepy Details Glossed Over By Modern Versions Of Fairy Tales

In the upcoming film Snow White and the Huntsman, that classic fairy tale receives a modern rejiggering complete with a guest appearance by Thor and (hopefully) a golem made out of poison apples. » 5/30/12 11:40am 5/30/12 11:40am

Insane and magical photos a father created of his daughters

All parents love to take photos of their children, but photographer Jason Lee goes one step further, manipulating photos of his two daughters to create magical scenes. Through the whimsical power of his camera and computer, he transforms the girls into princesses, video game heroes, and other mystical beings. » 4/22/12 11:00am 4/22/12 11:00am

A ton of Disney Princesses, drawn in the "comic book style"

Some of you may remember Danger Girl artist J. Scott Campbell's first round of fairy tale princesses, which depicted Cinderella and Snow White as heroines who were allergic to every textile invented. For his new 2012 Fairy Tale Fantasies calendar, Scott Campbell— whose style can only be described as "uranium-enriched… » 1/11/12 3:35pm 1/11/12 3:35pm

Architects draw up the blueprints for your favorite fairy tale homes

How does one build a single turret that a grown man can scale up, aided only by a hair rope, without the whole thing toppling over? Kate Bernheimer and Andrew Bernheimer have created a fascinating series over at Design Observer, where a batch of slick architects and designers have plotted out the blueprints for… » 1/04/12 8:20am 1/04/12 8:20am

Tangled takes us back to when Disney's princesses reigned supreme

We've seen Tangled, Disney's latest attempt to revive the great princess movies of its past. While we can't share everything that happens in this movie, suffice to say it transported us back to our childhoods via a pumpkin carriage. » 10/05/10 4:37pm 10/05/10 4:37pm

New Tangled trailer takes us back to the days of classic Disney…

Kick-ass damsels in distress, a charming/bumbling hero, quirky animals, and silly one-note side characters. The new trailer for Disney's computer-animated Rapunzel film reminds us all why we wanted to live in a castle when we were little. » 9/15/10 1:20pm 9/15/10 1:20pm

15 seconds with Disney's new wild-child princess, Rapunzel UPDATE

Check out the first ever video footage of the new Disney princess, Rapunzel, from their new film Tangled. Can this new lady live up to her legendary Disney predecessors? UPDATE: Now with the new teaser trailer! » 6/09/10 4:30pm 6/09/10 4:30pm