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Woke Disney

30/09/2019
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So glad they finally made Jasmine a #girlboss.
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  • Martina M

    Martina M

    33 मिनट पहले

    I don’t think it’s a bad thing what Disney is trying to do now but... Can’t they do that with NEW movies? Leaving the old movies there and making new “woker” movies with new stories would feel way less forced. Frozen and Princess and The Frog are good example of this. But changing old movies to be more politically correct is just stupid. Leave the old movies as they are and they are amazing for their times.
    Edit: It’s hard to explain exactly what I mean because English is not my first language but I hope you understand

  • Willow/Poppins

    Willow/Poppins

    11 घंटे पहले

    4:30 that is

    .... One of the dumbest things I have ever heard oh god Im so happy I dont intend on watching that remake
    The original animated movie also said animal cruelty is bad?? Just let movies stick to their times...

  • Wonshuan

    Wonshuan

    17 घंटे पहले

    9:50 @ white feminism

  • Just Beyond The Corner Productions

    Just Beyond The Corner Productions

    20 घंटे पहले

    Musical nitpick, but Naomi Scott's voice is not able for that song.

    • Henry Kahn

      Henry Kahn

      5 घंटे पहले

      Just Beyond The Corner Productions I don’t think her style of singing fits in with the movie’s aesthetic either.

  • Cade Thumann

    Cade Thumann

    दिन पहले

    I'm so confused about what constitutes as "woke" and what constitutes as "decency". Recently, there are many people who accuse other people/things for being "sjw/white knight/etc." over trying to be kind and sensitive. For instance, I was called a white knight for standing against the idea of being gleefully cruel to feminists (sure I may be against the extremist feminists and I agree that feminism deserves criticism. But I hate the idea of being gleefully hateful towards members of our species).
    Forgive me if this is an odd place for my oddly-written comment to be here. It's just that much of youtube is very hateful and I'd like to hear some insight from someone of this intelligent woman's followers, should one have read and taken an interest in replying.

    • Cade Thumann

      Cade Thumann

      2 घंटे पहले

      @Tehe Hewllett What you said was EXACTLY what I believe: that both sides of the extreme are bad, that hatred begets hatred, that we need to be careful with how far we take stands against something. Throughout history and taught by god knows how many, people need to be balanced and be careful with dealing in extremes against a problem. But alas, people of today have not gotten the memo. It's just more fighting fire with fire and the cycle of hatred and violence continues. Like, I may be against the extremes of political correctness and that people should be careful with sensitivity, but I wouldn't want to be hateful. And now the anti-side has gotten out of hand. I just wonder what can be done to extinguish the flames of hatred.

    • Miranda Scott

      Miranda Scott

      20 घंटे पहले

      If you have a few minutes, I would recommend the videos 'The Alt-Right Playbook: Never Play Defense' by Innuendo Studios and 'What Is "Virtue Signalling"?' by Hbomberguy. They do a really good job of explaining the phenomenon you're talking about! Hope this helps~

    • Tehe Hewllett

      Tehe Hewllett

      23 घंटे पहले

      As for your comment on how feminists shouldn’t be harshly criticized, I agree. There will always be extremists in every political movement or group, though it is not representative of the group as a whole. Those who had attacked you for your statement are as bad as the radical feminists, or misandrists, that they oppose.

    • Tehe Hewllett

      Tehe Hewllett

      23 घंटे पहले

      I believe that the term “woke” and “sjw” is misused in many instances. There has been such an over saturation of progressive messages in media that normal messages of decency are concluded to be part of this activist movement. Though this video is an accurately describes Disney’s current marketing strategy, which is to poke fun of their older media or attempt to appeal to progressive ideologies, many other people go to the point where every piece of media is falsely accused of doing the same. It’s pretty much just generalizations (i.e how conservatives are accused of being fascists, how liberals are accused of being communists, etc.)

  • Diego B

    Diego B

    दिन पहले

    Could you do a woke disney sequel vid but about the Avengers? You know, how the message of spiderman homecoming is like "get an unpaid internship with a billionaire weapons manufacturer?" or how black panther is a movie where an imaginary unelected version of Nelson Mandela who's besties with the CIA murders an imaginary version of Malcolm X in the name of free trade agreements, strategic resource extraction, and Starbucks (I guess to provide 'good' jobs to the people of Wakanda who already live in a literal technological utopia?) Or Captain Marvel, who's so empowered and woke she vows to solve the "refugee problem" by going off to nuclear-fist-bomb the planets refugees come from and telling actual refugees that they need to adapt their culture and appearance so as not to startle earthlings with how alien they look? (oh, but look: Maverick from Top Gun is a chick now! how progressive!) Or Iron Man, who gets woke and pledges to stop making weapons, except that he doesn't? Or Civil War, where the big moral decision is about whether you want a military industrial complex with government oversight, or one with no oversight at all? I could go on... but I really hear you. But hey, it's okay because Captain America is going to be black now and Thor is going to be either overweight and/or Natalie Portman (yay feminism and different masculine beauty standards, I guess?). This 'being woke to sell t-shirts' crap while furthering some actually reactionary political agendas is really getting on my nerves. I'm calling three years before Disney releases a woke superhero movie where a trans latinx superhero fights a semi-sympathetic undocumented alien who speaks like Che Guevara who ultimately wants the same goal as the protagonist, but just a little 'too' badly. Ooh! And they can spend the third act of the film bombing communist aliens' planets with their pet drone 'Sparky....' (i wish i were kidding, now they'll probably actually do it) Love your vids! You and Red Letter Media are like the only review channels that give me hope for humanity.

  • Harry Thomas Pictures

    Harry Thomas Pictures

    दिन पहले

    Disney remaking Dumbo was simply disgraceful. Tim Burton and Ehren Kruger destroyed a timeless, adorable and heartfelt story about a elephant’s journey to reunite with his mother and to show the world it’s okay to be different. The remake was unnecessarily dragged out to 2hrs?, far too much focus on the human characters, where was Timothy and the Crows? Thankfully the remake flopped so Disney can finally realise not every movie can be remade!

    • Kiera

      Kiera

      13 घंटे पहले

      Harry Thomas Pictures I hate to be the one to tell you this, Harry, buuuut the crows were racist caricatures of black men and were omitted from the remake for good reason. lol

  • BRENT PARKER

    BRENT PARKER

    2 दिन पहले

    I'm reminded of a time I went into a local shop and asked about selling my artwork there. The owner said that in this economy, people would only buy artwork if it had some utility, like being on a t-shirt. They wouldn't buy art for its own sake. Of course, Disney already has their art on t-shirts (I own some) but "Woke Disney" is a way of Disney selling its films as having some utility other than just being films, to people who wouldn't go see a film just to enjoy it. Do they actually perform that utility, the way shirts also cover your body, besides being a canvas? Probably not. But personally, I don't need them to. I just want good films...which in most cases, these are also not.

  • N Olberg

    N Olberg

    2 दिन पहले

    the live action prince eric will be 100% a himbo

    • The One and Only Michael McCormick

      The One and Only Michael McCormick

      दिन पहले

      N Olberg Good.

  • Severinsen

    Severinsen

    2 दिन पहले

    I wish Disney would leave old movies alone. They're classics for a reason.

  • laoup26

    laoup26

    3 दिन पहले

    Woke movies attacked by woke people.

    You guys have a problem.
    You shall never be satify nor happy. Because you're an empty shell like Disney.

    • Patrick Walsh

      Patrick Walsh

      दिन पहले

      Wow a "woke" person has opinions on things that don't entirely follow "woke" ideology Call the cops

    • bongle

      bongle

      2 दिन पहले

      lmao

    • resting sad face

      resting sad face

      3 दिन पहले

      it's usually a bad sign when you have more replies than likes oof

    • valebliz

      valebliz

      3 दिन पहले

      No buddy, we're just not idiots

    • Danilo Valadão

      Danilo Valadão

      3 दिन पहले

      Well, when there's matter for a subject, it must be discussed. It was not an attack, just a good reminder that small gestures doesn't fill in real needs, especially if behind those actions there is financial purposes (supposedly but also very probable). Ok, her tone doesn't help she's way too sarcastic (in just a few ALL videos) and really picky sometimes, but I think you should acknowledge the validity of her statements, because they are objectively accurate. It's not like we have to be super judgmental because we noticed some lack of a more profound approach.

  • McCall G.

    McCall G.

    3 दिन पहले

    Ca-tailspin is good..well at least benign

  • Ellizabeth Kane

    Ellizabeth Kane

    4 दिन पहले

    love your video essays!! 💕

  • megan cooper

    megan cooper

    4 दिन पहले

    I thumbed down because your going at Disney ect (for obvious reasons) but your promotion is by basically amazon. Hypocritical much!! Also female hyena's are the dominate ones in their pack this is not Disney being woke. Take it down a notch.

    • megan cooper

      megan cooper

      दिन पहले

      Amazon does do the things that Disney does but not on a grand scale. To call out a company that does the same thing as the company you're being paid by is definitely hypocritical and by the likes and dislikes some agree with me and some don't. It's an opinion....not of this really maters tbh. It was just my opinion

    • pine

      pine

      दिन पहले

      @megan cooper Theres nothing hypocritical because she hasnt said that amazon doing these things is ok, if amazon did the things shes pointed out disney is doing and she said that was ok, then it would be hypocritical. You can still work with a company even though you dont agree with everything they do.

    • megan cooper

      megan cooper

      दिन पहले

      @pine Because she criticised Disney for being woke which they are, i just find it funny that shes basically being sponsored by amazon another woke company. How is that not hypocritical?

    • pine

      pine

      2 दिन पहले

      How does anything she critiques about Disney relate to what amazon does? Fine if you disagree with the video but yeah thats not being hypocritical

    • megan cooper

      megan cooper

      3 दिन पहले

      @Cade Thumann Yup that's all i meant by my first comment.

  • Felicia Halén Fredell

    Felicia Halén Fredell

    4 दिन पहले

    Honestly THIS is why I wish studio Gibli movies were more widespread as they are a more genuine option for parents who want their children to learn the important lessons of life through media consumption. If parents feel the need to find a good option instead of Disney they could rest assured that options exist. The lessons are more subtle, but they adress systematic problems caused by humans.

    • WhichDoctor1

      WhichDoctor1

      3 दिन पहले

      Studio Gibli movies have a much better moral heart to them than most Disney stuff, while in my view being far more magical. Definitely, show your kids Howl's Moving Castle over dumbo or beauty and the beast any day of the week.

    • Yay !!!

      Yay !!!

      3 दिन पहले

      Yep.

  • ServantOfPriss

    ServantOfPriss

    5 दिन पहले

    Cringe It Ralph

  • Genna Bella

    Genna Bella

    5 दिन पहले

    Princess and the Frog review?

  • Tommy G

    Tommy G

    5 दिन पहले

    Please make a video essay about CATS!!!!!!!!!!!! ;-3

  • Alienor

    Alienor

    5 दिन पहले

    Uhum, excuse me, the original Cinderella fairytale had Cinderella meet the prince before the ball, just like they did in the movie. It wasnt a spin on the whole princess stick, the movie leaned a lot on the original story which made it so good imo.

  • Laura Athena

    Laura Athena

    6 दिन पहले

    Wokeness as justifying a film's existence - I felt this way about Little Women 2019.

    • Manlio Valenza

      Manlio Valenza

      5 दिन पहले

      Wowowowow Little women was woke before it was cool. Except that it could be interpreted as a reinforcing text about gender roles. Tomato tometo, I suppose

  • Mary Beaird

    Mary Beaird

    6 दिन पहले

    I agree with you generally, but did you know that in hyena packs the females are dominant. So they got that right, albeit accidentally.

  • chum bucket

    chum bucket

    6 दिन पहले

    a true #girlboss always reports communist agitators :)

  • Ignacio Awqa Rodríguez Chávez

    Ignacio Awqa Rodríguez Chávez

    6 दिन पहले

    wait people 1

  • Mokkori Chance

    Mokkori Chance

    7 दिन पहले

    I guess Lindsay was able to pay back her student loan with her newly found success.

    • Manlio Valenza

      Manlio Valenza

      5 दिन पहले

      Is this Aladdin making a Jigen impression?

  • Nicole Devault

    Nicole Devault

    7 दिन पहले

    I figured these remakes were Disney trying to update for the parents. Parents are more aware of what their kids see and regulate it. Many parents may not want to explain why the crows are racist as heck, so remake the movie to make it more acceptable to parents so they continue to share the stories with their kids.

    • Henry G.

      Henry G.

      5 दिन पहले

      I think you’re kinda missing the point. The video’s not a criticism of paying attention to your audience, which, as Lindsey points out, has actually always included parents. It’s a criticism of the way that attention cherry picks some critiques and flat out ignores or erases others, and how generally those that are ignored are more weighty and would cut Disney deeper if they were actually addressed. “Sharing these stories with their children” isn’t fundamentally a good thing. If the stories aren’t good, they SHOULDN’T be sharing them. Disney’s only correcting course enough to squeeze past the places where shouldn’t now results in won’t, now. That’s not the same as taking parent’s critiques seriously.

    • Reese Lopez

      Reese Lopez

      6 दिन पहले

      Nicole Devault I can see that. Like when Kiera Knightly said she doesn’t let her daughter watch the Little Mermaid it Cinderella bc it sends a “bad message” about women (which I think is complete crap)

  • fede

    fede

    7 दिन पहले

    Look, I got some cool flics. Wokesploitation flics!
    Remember blaxploitation? It's back...

  • Evan Eisenstadt

    Evan Eisenstadt

    7 दिन पहले

    I love you so much Lindsay ... please do Toronto Comic Con

  • Our Disney Trips

    Our Disney Trips

    7 दिन पहले

    yes finally someone said it they don't need to exist! which is why i'm not gona watch the little mermaid coz i don't need to see more of these films wrecked coz their sooo desperate to appeal to the masses and make that sweet money. No thanks save my money. And jasmine was always a badass. personally new content would be better, if not more welcomed. The fact that we're paying to see the same film but with slight differences is rediculous, saving it for pixar, least they have new ideas xx

  • Hades

    Hades

    8 दिन पहले

    "Woke" is when the critiques are packaged as the product.

  • Emma MacDonald

    Emma MacDonald

    9 दिन पहले

    Animals are still in circuses, as far as I know. My first and last visit to a circus featured shows with elephants standing and walking on their hind legs and tigers jumping through flaming hoops. This was only 7 years ago. It was in Canada, where as far as I know, there aren’t any particularly archaic regulations on animal protection (in comparison to the other developed countries of the world, of course). I sincerely doubt that animals have been phased out of use in circuses in just the past few years. If that is so, I am very pleased!

    • jotabeas22

      jotabeas22

      7 दिन पहले

      As far as I know, only wild animals are out of circuses on most countries. Horses, dogs and the like are ok.

    • Lauren F.

      Lauren F.

      8 दिन पहले

      Sarah Wagoner I thought they took the animals out too, but, when Barnum and Bailey closed, I went to see their last circus and I remember there being lions and elephants. There was also horses and dogs but I don’t know if anyone had problems with people training those lol. It kind of confused me cause I was like, “I thought they took the elephants out.” But I don’t know, that was in 2017...

    • Sarah Wagoner

      Sarah Wagoner

      9 दिन पहले

      I'm sure there are animals in some circuses but i know in 2016 a big circus company, Barnam and Bailey, stopped using animals due to pressure from animal rights groups. I believe this is what she is referencing among a few others.

  • Elias Hakuni

    Elias Hakuni

    9 दिन पहले

    What's the name of the bollywood song at 26:10 ? "Shah Rukh Khan cameo" gets me way too many hits on youtube/google.

    • Elias Hakuni

      Elias Hakuni

      6 दिन पहले

      @Ahnaf Rahman Woho! Thank you! 😀 I got that small part of the song stuck on my head. At least, now I have the whole song 😛

    • Ahnaf Rahman

      Ahnaf Rahman

      8 दिन पहले

      in-top.org/ok/%E0%A4%B5%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%A1%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%AF%E0%A5%8B-1BWdglekty0.html Here u go

  • Marshall Wayne

    Marshall Wayne

    9 दिन पहले

    26:13 so what's that song?
    3:11 "only Angelina Jolie knew what she was doing"
    .....Lindsey knows that scene is a rape analogy right?

    • werewolfassasyn

      werewolfassasyn

      3 दिन पहले

      @Manlio Valenza What you mean the scene where a once-trusted former lover drugged the lead and then violated her body in a major way, only for her to wake in the aftermath bloody, pained and confused to devolve into desperate, wracking sobs? Yeah, couldn't possibly be a rape allegory.

    • Manlio Valenza

      Manlio Valenza

      5 दिन पहले

      Was it? I just thought it was a violation of trust and/or an abusive lover

    • Alexander Lima

      Alexander Lima

      7 दिन पहले

      Yes, she does. She's passingly pointed it out in a previous video (can't remeber which one, think it was her Bright video regarding allegory and coding).

    • Fatima Wajid

      Fatima Wajid

      8 दिन पहले

      Here u go in-top.org/ok/%E0%A4%B5%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%A1%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%AF%E0%A5%8B-1BWdglekty0.html

  • S. Ramirez

    S. Ramirez

    9 दिन पहले

    I always thought shenzi was a girl?? Like, in the original movie

    • ChasehaWing

      ChasehaWing

      3 दिन पहले

      @Anna Harbert Except she totally was. Of the trio, she was clearly the one who made the final decision, who made the choices of the main three. Who voices when they needed something. One could argue she was not the boss of the ENTIRE Hyena gang...buuut since we never saw the leader (outside of Scar), one could make the debate she already was the boss.

    • Anna Harbert

      Anna Harbert

      9 दिन पहले

      she was! she just wasnt a Girl Boss lmao

  • Armchair warrior

    Armchair warrior

    9 दिन पहले

    Aladdin suppose to be Chinese, same as Alibaba.

    • jotabeas22

      jotabeas22

      7 दिन पहले

      @budakbaong siah Because that's how americans portrayed them mostly in movies, because they are ameticans.

    • budakbaong siah

      budakbaong siah

      7 दिन पहले

      Deffo not Indian though, so why is there a Bollywood film cameo on this video?

    • jotabeas22

      jotabeas22

      7 दिन पहले

      Eastern? Yes. Mongolian arguably but not Chinese.

    • Paul Elkin

      Paul Elkin

      8 दिन पहले

      @Matthew Mazzatto Okay, thank you.

    • Matthew Mazzatto

      Matthew Mazzatto

      8 दिन पहले

      @Paul Elkin The original story (not the animated Disney one) takes place somewhere in either the Stans of Central Asia or Western China (Uyghur).

  • TheOneAndOnlySame

    TheOneAndOnlySame

    10 दिन पहले

    Marry me

  • Miss Moxie

    Miss Moxie

    10 दिन पहले

    Would I be wrong in noticing that all these live action Disney movies have really odd color schemes

    • budakbaong siah

      budakbaong siah

      7 दिन पहले

      No, it's almost like in gaming around 2006-2010 with extreme bloom and weird colour schemes.

  • Kellerica

    Kellerica

    10 दिन पहले

    The crows in Dumbo are kind of interesting to me. I honestly never thought about the (now painfully obvious) racial implications until I saw this video for the first time. Dumbo was one of my favorite movies as a kid, but having grown up in Finland I always watched it dubbed to Finnish, and have never seen it as an adult and thus never until now even knew what they sounded like in the original. I can't quite remember how the characters actually spoke in the Finnish version, but I don't think there is anything that you could do in our language that would really make the crows register as 'black'. Remove that element, and I never gave much thought to the way they looked. They're crows, crows have black feathers, right? I never once thought there was anything that went beyond that. And just to be clear, I'm not saying that racism element isn't there, because it seems like it totally was, I just find it somewhat fascinating that it got so utterly lost in translation.

  • Tender n00dle

    Tender n00dle

    11 दिन पहले

    “Aladdin shOuLd hAve HaD a directoR fRom boLLywOOD” YALL KNOW ARABS AND INDIANS ARE NO WHERE NEAR THE SAME THING RigHT???

    • Kiera

      Kiera

      13 घंटे पहले

      Tender n00dle The main actors aren't even Arab, lol

    • budakbaong siah

      budakbaong siah

      7 दिन पहले

      Original is from Islamized Turkic region (the today -stans including Uyghur). Disney is from Middle East. Still no reason to put that Bollywood film cameo, though.

    • Matthew Mazzatto

      Matthew Mazzatto

      8 दिन पहले

      @Ken Thomas The Disney version is absolutely in Arabia. The original story was in Western China.

    • CrowColdblade

      CrowColdblade

      8 दिन पहले

      @Ken Thomas nope, the original story takes place in China even if the story came from the middle East.

    • Adrian Tepes

      Adrian Tepes

      9 दिन पहले

      Ken Thomas that’s only if you take the Aladdin animated movie as a source and not the original one

  • Valeriya Nakshun

    Valeriya Nakshun

    11 दिन पहले

    Bollywood directors would have been terrible for Aladdin because it conflates what’s supposed to be Arab culture with Indian culture. Also, in the original story, Aladdin took place in western China. So actually, Aladdin was more like an Uighur or of another Central Asian ethnic background like Uzbek.

  • Evelyne b

    Evelyne b

    11 दिन पहले

    Yes omg the drunk elephant scene was my favorite the motives for leaving that out are so obvious its weird and unnecessary

  • Shea Wineland

    Shea Wineland

    11 दिन पहले

    The worst thing about this is that it creates a lose lose situation for Disney and limits what they can put out. For example Bell in beauty in the beast reads and ‘isn’t like other girls’, this is just a characteristic of Belle where as now any attempts to do this or adding characters that say sexist things like Gaston just seems like a cynical cheap commentary

    • George Deacon

      George Deacon

      11 दिन पहले

      7

  • cozy cozy

    cozy cozy

    11 दिन पहले

    What I despise about "wokeness" is that it is just like a really bad novel. All tell but almost never show. Society will never reach a better ground of standing if everyone just talks. The goal is real egalitarianism. Walk the walk. Where we don't need to talk about "women are powerful" because they are, we don't need to talk about skin colour because it doesn't matter anymore, because everyone IS the same. Of course debate is inevitable to reach this, but "wokeness" is just means of people to lean back, being very pleased with themselves because they can clap their own back "having told everyone what they did wrong" . It doesn't open real dialogue between people, because it gives close- minded people the opportunity to cut others short, silencing and disgruntle them while achieving nothing more than driving everyone further apart.

  • woah far out

    woah far out

    11 दिन पहले

    Not sure why you think employing white Americans to make Aladin was immoral but aside from that good video!

    • Manlio Valenza

      Manlio Valenza

      5 दिन पहले

      Whitewashing. Taale as ooold as timeeeee...

    • woah far out

      woah far out

      9 दिन पहले

      @Gilbert Londre 5/10 for twisting my words

    • woah far out

      woah far out

      9 दिन पहले

      @Adrian Tepes 0/10 for twisting my words

    • Adrian Tepes

      Adrian Tepes

      10 दिन पहले

      woah far out well making cheap commentary without actually empowering minorities during production "because money" is kinda immoral. Just because "it makes sense" from a profit perspective doesn’t mean its moral, quite the opposite actually.

    • Gilbert Londre

      Gilbert Londre

      10 दिन पहले

      woah far out It may make them the most money, but it’s a major issue addressed in the video. Why is Disney so focused on “correcting” feminist issues but taking zero big steps to include other marginalized groups? It just makes them seem more disingenuous and money-grabbing.

  • Renée Peters

    Renée Peters

    11 दिन पहले

    It's almost as if being woke is a dressed up version of being ignorant. 🤔

    • dan

      dan

      2 दिन पहले

      I think it’s kinda condescending to marginalized groups, it’s like "woke" people think that these groups need protected

  • Fennekin Silver

    Fennekin Silver

    12 दिन पहले

    “Michael is bad at money and Jane is a *communist* .”

    • Jesse Golo

      Jesse Golo

      11 दिन पहले

      So they're the same thing?

  • Tyler Baldonade TBOT6

    Tyler Baldonade TBOT6

    12 दिन पहले

    To be fair, hyena society is matriarchal.

    • ChasehaWing

      ChasehaWing

      3 दिन पहले

      @Matthew Mazzatto The only thing one needs to do to qualify as a leader, is to lead. She does this the entire film. From her first scene, to the ending in the original. NO ONE ever questions her abilities or what she says, she jives with her pack, and when she makes a decree or decision, everyone agrees. Shenzi is DEFINITELY the leader in the original and it is never a problem. It's a problem they made up for the reboot and ironically, by making her the official boss, she ends up getting LESS screen time then the other Hyenas in the pack!!! New Shenzi very rarely says anything and 2 other, completely unrelated males, often have more screen time, and lines. Which she is never apart of. New Shenzi has less power and weight in the film, than the original. But they claim she is more because she's "the leader." How much BS is that? (I could actually go on about how dumber down the hyenas were in the remake. NO ONE TEMP ME!)

    • Matthew Mazzatto

      Matthew Mazzatto

      10 दिन पहले

      Which was shown well enough in the hand-drawn Lion King considering Shenzi practically always was the first one to talk to Scar before Banzai did. There was even a moment where she said "I'll handle this" to Banzai, and he immediately backed down and let her lead. She was more controlled and collected, and she felt like the leader of the 3 without us ever being told such.

  • gore

    gore

    12 दिन पहले

    big lipped aligator moment

  • taoalexis

    taoalexis

    13 दिन पहले

    I see a near-coming future where the word "girlboss' is an abusive term, where that future looks back on this present and recognizes that those persons using the word are themselves quite obviously sexist about a woman's expectations of life.

    • Stacey Solano

      Stacey Solano

      10 दिन पहले

      Time changes context. Obviously calling someone the n word depend on whether you live in 1850 or 1990.

    • Zoe Kin

      Zoe Kin

      11 दिन पहले

      Well they kind of are.

  • Jennifer Walne

    Jennifer Walne

    13 दिन पहले

    People watched Lindsay's video of her talking about her tweet about white genocide and immediately went into the STUPID SJW FEMINIST WHO NEEDS TO SHUT THE FUCK UP AND KNOW HER PLACE AND HER VIDEOS ARENT EVEN THAT GOOD without actually taking the time to watch her other videos and think about their messages. Just going for this video because bashing a video addressing corporate feminism is all they can comprehend- without realising they are part of them problem. Keep doing you, lindsay.

  • Rich Garcia

    Rich Garcia

    13 दिन पहले

    It's easy to push the feminist angle because it never deals with class or race, ignoring that women can be racist, classist, and capitalist in the service of male-led institutions.
    Corporate Feminism is the means for which women achieve parity with powerful men instead of overthrowing or reforming the institutions that these men have built and led. Which is why it's troubling that a character like Jasmine from the live-action Aladdin wants to occupy the position of a Sultan rather than reject or challenge the Sultanate.

    • Rich Garcia

      Rich Garcia

      4 दिन पहले

      @Sarapapa Whoever said I was trying to be feminist? I don't care about feminists. You're just as hypocritical as the men you complain about because you view the world through a power-hungry lens.

    • Sarapapa

      Sarapapa

      4 दिन पहले

      Rich Garcia why? Because us women should be gentle and not strive to gain power? You know that your rhetoric, while trying really hard to be feminist is actually... quite sexist? (And slightly hinging towards white knighting) There will always be power struggles. No matter the gender or race, it’s about who gets on top. It’s human nature. So, saying that women shouldn’t try to be in positions of power is quite strange coming from a wannabe feminist like yourself.

    • Rich Garcia

      Rich Garcia

      10 दिन पहले

      @Zoe Kin Nobody is disputing that women can be Sultans. But let's not pretend that it's feminist for women to want to rule over other people.

    • Rich Garcia

      Rich Garcia

      10 दिन पहले

      @Adrian Tepes One of the original but often never-talked about conditions of Women's Suffrage was that white women would have the "equal right" to own black slaves. Of course, this never came to fruition as black men got the right to vote before white women and black women.

    • Rich Garcia

      Rich Garcia

      10 दिन पहले

      @Stacey Solano From what I can recall Feminism's original goals were about female liberation from male institutions, not participation in them, even if it means destroying everything men have built. That means no princesses or female CEO's. But I understand what you mean about intersectionality and addressing the inequalities women face across racial and class divides. I just don't see that in these Disney films. They're conveniently about race-privileged (white/Asian) women wanting to be "Feminist Kweens". The women at the bottom who are affected by the ambitions of the women at the top are never the focal point.

  • DankWarMouse

    DankWarMouse

    14 दिन पहले

    What does the hyena say at 9:14?

    • Savannah Wade

      Savannah Wade

      13 दिन पहले

      A hyena's belly is never full

  • Oni Queen

    Oni Queen

    14 दिन पहले

    As Red Letter media put it best Disney is 'Passive Progressive."

  • spinogurl123

    spinogurl123

    15 दिन पहले

    And now that Disney owns Marvel, don't forget that scene in Avengers Endgame where all the female superhero's team up like "yeah we're strong, and look at how many there are!" just to rub it in your face that they have female empowerment. I LOVE Marvel, but that scene just made me inwardly cringe when I saw it in theaters...

    • ULGROTHA

      ULGROTHA

      2 दिन पहले

      @Manlio Valenza The brief, incidental moments in the previous Avengers meant more, and barely ANY of the same women were involved then!

    • Manlio Valenza

      Manlio Valenza

      5 दिन पहले

      And it was so easy to fix as well. Just make them fight side by side with all the others. You know.. as *equals*

    • Darius Brown

      Darius Brown

      10 दिन पहले

      Think you might be over draumatizing

    • mrshobbes

      mrshobbes

      13 दिन पहले

      OMG! YES! I HATED that scene but couldn't articulate why properly to my husband, who thought it was awesome. Just...NO. UGH.

  • Joves Bahobs

    Joves Bahobs

    15 दिन पहले

    Just watch Appa's Lost Days instead.

    • Joves Bahobs

      Joves Bahobs

      10 दिन पहले

      @Matthew Mazzatto indeed :)

    • Matthew Mazzatto

      Matthew Mazzatto

      10 दिन पहले

      Just watch all of Avatar: TLA instead of the Disney live-action remakes.

  • Daniel Goh

    Daniel Goh

    15 दिन पहले

    Love your analyses! Always massively insightful! Would you be interested in being a guest on our genre discussing film review podcast, Movie Oubliette?

  • Jelly-Filled Donuts2

    Jelly-Filled Donuts2

    15 दिन पहले

    I actually really like the crow song in the original dumbo.
    It’s a shame that it was made the way it was.

    • Zoe Kin

      Zoe Kin

      11 दिन पहले

      @Kyjuan Carter That's how the crows spoke. That's fine. I'm black and have never had a problem with the crows. I thought they were the best part of the damn film. White washing the feather in the new film indicates the crux of your position here.

    • Jelly-Filled Donuts2

      Jelly-Filled Donuts2

      14 दिन पहले

      Kyjuan Carter yeah, if it was perhaps sung by actual black people then it wouldn’t be racist, it’d embrace their culture. I was kinda hoping they’d adapt the scene in the live action dumbo rather than ignoring it. Too bad. Maybe somewhere in the depths of IN-top there is a black cover of the song, but for now, it’s a shame.

    • Kyjuan Carter

      Kyjuan Carter

      15 दिन पहले

      Jelly-Filled Donuts yes it’s a shame that the likeable song featuring black crows speaking & singing stereotypical “black” broken English voiced by white men was made the way it was...but yea great song

  • Michael Kandrashoff

    Michael Kandrashoff

    15 दिन पहले

    Alladin is Arabic, not Indian.
    Love it, otherwise!

    • Carlos Almonacid

      Carlos Almonacid

      7 दिन पहले

      @Chloe Correction: It is Arabic in origin but was not part of 1001 Nights until the French translation

    • Zoe Kin

      Zoe Kin

      11 दिन पहले

      @Doni Amer Add more modesty lol. Fuck off.

    • Doni Amer

      Doni Amer

      11 दिन पहले

      @Chloe u really are racists huh? u really do hate arabs and muslims? so what? the story is from Arabia written by french writers so what? doesn't mean shit, its still islamic arabic story, why would the french write a story and put arabic islamic names in it, if it wasn't from there? are you dumb?! u said its not arabic, like the film starts with a song arabian nights, so the producers are dumb too, don't play your self and stop your hatred, and be logical

    • Chloe

      Chloe

      11 दिन पहले

      @Doni Amer Galland certainly claims he heard it from Diab but there are no written accounts of what Diab told Galland and Galland's version is still the first recorded version. Not to mention how much the story reads as 18th c French literature as opposed to an oral Arabic tale.

    • Doni Amer

      Doni Amer

      11 दिन पहले

      @Chloe It was added to the 1001 nights book in the 18th century by the french orientalist Antoine Galland, who heard it from a Syrian narrator named Hana Diab in Aleppo, educate your selves Americans about other cultures dumbasses, there's other world out there

  • TheOmegajuice

    TheOmegajuice

    15 दिन पहले

    Kinda depressing looking at these comments and seeing so many dumbos thinking this video is a condemnation of the concept of being woke or sociological self-critique.
    Almost like some people are searching the word "Woke" and then making the same handul of canned comments on multiple videos without watching them properly or knowing anything about the content of the rest of the channel... like Lindsay's videos analysing Transformers through a feminist lens or the one analysing Pocahontas and Moana in terms of cultural appropriation.

    • Adrian Tepes

      Adrian Tepes

      10 दिन पहले

      Haiiry Cake. A movie doesn’t need a "political message" to be political, silly. A movie necessarily portrays a society and interactions between people in a given place and time, that in itself is political. But since you asked, here is an example of politics in die hard: you remember the black cop? His problem is that he lost his cop mojo because he shot a kid and his character arc is about finding the courage to shoot people again. The way the movie portrays the problem of "police shooting unarmed kids" is a political choice. It’s not right or wrong, but it’s political nonetheless.

    • Adrian Tepes

      Adrian Tepes

      10 दिन पहले

      Haiiry Cake every piece of media you’ve ever consumed is political though

    • RedBeardNP

      RedBeardNP

      11 दिन पहले

      @Allister Blossfeld Totally agree with you. But I don't think monopolies are going anywhere in the long run. Like you said convenience.

    • Allister Blossfeld

      Allister Blossfeld

      13 दिन पहले

      @TheOmegajuice just like when you "like" away poverty or cancer or something. I like the term slacktivism. Pretending you're doing something by mentioning the problem exists.

    • Allister Blossfeld

      Allister Blossfeld

      13 दिन पहले

      @RedBeardNP mega monopolies exist partly because of us and a huge part because of manipulation of our emotions. It's been this slow growing thing. Disney didn't suddenly become the titan overnight. These corporations fought to the top and we let them get there. The people fighting them get ignored, because "muh Amazon Prime". People who don't have to live on the bottom choose to live in a world where everything is just dandy and the working poor simply don't work hard enough. Convenience over criticism. As these monopolies get bigger they get more money and can drown out the opposition with targeted ads showing how good big business is. They're here for you(r wallet). But regardless of how they got to be like this, you can stay informed and call out their bs. The people outnumber the elite.

  • Apex 0283

    Apex 0283

    16 दिन पहले

    Lindsay the time has come

    Efap is calling

  • MrZiljon

    MrZiljon

    16 दिन पहले

    I have asked myself this many times and I'll ask it again, why the fuck does people go and see these live action remakes?? They're just a blatant cashcrab from Disney and from the looks of it they suck as well.. Maybe it would be good if people started to have some god damn standards in regards of what they are consuming.. Who am I kidding though, soon Disney will own the entirety of USA and they'll start a corporate war with Europe. Don't worry the dystopian mega corporation future is soon here and people doesn't seem to care, instead they seem to love when some random employee type out some witty tweets labeled from the brand like some kind of idol. People are now days actually fans and support companies like they are persons and not brands. It's getting really fucked up.

    • Daren Wagner

      Daren Wagner

      9 दिन पहले

      Same!! Also Imo It's so much better for them to continue making more "woke" movies like frozen instead of being like "well if we try to fix our old mistakes with live action remakes ppl won't talk shit about our old movies" and it's so no true Lmao. Waste that energy in something new instead of trying to cover those horrendous mistakes that are also not that crazy coming from a movie that old. Its better to be like "hey that's how we used to percibe things before. This is how we do it now" instead of pretending the were woke all along

    • Renée Peters

      Renée Peters

      11 दिन पहले

      THIS! I can't stand the live actions. They lack creativity and as a creative person, are hard to watch.

  • TheSlacky775

    TheSlacky775

    16 दिन पहले

    The new Disney WOKE remakes are perfect for a generation who cant view the past, without projecting there own modern values on it , and then twisting/making in there own image .The madness is everywhere ,THERE was a petition started in the UK to stop teaching World War 1/2 history because it was to upsetting to the very fragile students. The world will be run by a bunch of woke naive ignoramuses in the future . BUT we will all be to afraid to say anything as we will get crucified on social media, by the check marked chosen, if you dont fallow along and goose step into the future .

    • Glorious Untermensch

      Glorious Untermensch

      3 दिन पहले

      Lol, that petion means jack shit. I can start a petition about legalizing defecation in public transports, but that doesn't mean my petition represents something popular and that it will be succesful.

    • Adrian Tepes

      Adrian Tepes

      10 दिन पहले

      TheSlacky775 an unsuccessful petition started by an unknown guy and a comment made by "Lord baker" are enough to make you panic like that? Chill

    • Stacey Solano

      Stacey Solano

      10 दिन पहले

      @TheSlacky775 Just because someone starts a petition doesn't mean much. There are all kinds of nuts out there doing all kinds of crazy stuff. Anyone can make a petition for anything. Starting a petition because you're triggered over something and actually getting it into law are vastly different things.

    • TheSlacky775

      TheSlacky775

      14 दिन पहले

      @TheOmegajuice www.insider.com/influencer-freddie-bentley-world-war-ii-education-2019-11 This is what i was referring to and this idiot has started a petition . This other one i think is worse as the guy was once the education secretary and he thinks we shouldn't learn about Germany's part in the holocaust because it may influence how we think of the German people www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/8976283/Stop-teaching-about-the-holocaust-so-that-children-see-Germany-in-a-better-light-says-Lord-Baker.html

    • Michael Gundersen

      Michael Gundersen

      15 दिन पहले

      If we don't learn from history we are doomed to repeat it. UWU What is this? Yet another remake!

  • Alina Nechiporenko

    Alina Nechiporenko

    16 दिन पहले

    Is no one going to talk about the mlm pillow or...

    • alvareo92

      alvareo92

      12 दिन पहले

      Multi-level marketing?

  • Callum Johnston

    Callum Johnston

    17 दिन पहले

    We will all be included when we are one with The Mouse

  • Georgia Jones

    Georgia Jones

    17 दिन पहले

    As much as I love the original Aladdin, what gets me is that it claims to be set in a mysterious “Arabian” kingdom while most of its inspirations are distinctly Indian; like Rajah being a Bengal tiger who’s name literally means “king”in Hindi and the visual gags during One Jump Ahead showing a man lying on a bed of nails , even down to the way they drew Aladdin’s character, who more resembles a subcontinent look more than middle eastern. Although the remake does make progress on incorporating elements of Arabic architecture in the portrayal of Agrabah it’s clear that there’s still not a good understanding of the fundamentals of general Arab culture, or, as we all know that Disney doesn’t prioritize accuracy. That being said I would still kill for a Bollywoodified remake, because, why the heck not.

  • P73

    P73

    17 दिन पहले

    Disney does not want to make art, they want to make a profit. They are responding to what is seemingly popular (the wokeness) and trying to market it to their advantage.

    • Glorious Untermensch

      Glorious Untermensch

      3 दिन पहले

      @VC Donovan Funny, because Disney is making a bank from being woke

    • Adrian Tepes

      Adrian Tepes

      10 दिन पहले

      VC Donovan why do "woke" Disney movies do so well though if it’s supposed to turn everybody off?

    • Stacey Solano

      Stacey Solano

      10 दिन पहले

      @VC Donovan Disney isn't going broke. Pretty much the opposite.

    • VC Donovan

      VC Donovan

      14 दिन पहले

      @TheOmegajuice Disney is trying to satisfy everyone but ends up satisfying no one.

    • VC Donovan

      VC Donovan

      14 दिन पहले

      Except here in the real world outside of disney's delusional fantasy bubble, the typical adage applies. "Get woke. Go broke."

  • Pansy Presents

    Pansy Presents

    18 दिन पहले

    too bad this came out before frozen 2 aka disney fixes colonialism and indigenous genocide.

    • Henry Kahn

      Henry Kahn

      17 दिन पहले

      Pansy Presents not to mention having the only speaking indigenous people voiced by white people

    • Carlos Caro

      Carlos Caro

      17 दिन पहले

      Deep breath and... **TURN DOWN FOR WHAT?**

    • Pansy Presents

      Pansy Presents

      18 दिन पहले

      *but doesn't actually give any songs or major speaking roles to indigenous voices.

  • Gita Markman

    Gita Markman

    18 दिन पहले

    if they want to successfully sweep their "problematic past" under the rug they should stop making these remakes in the first place. Just make new stories, better ones that solve whatever problems the media sees.

    • RedBeardNP

      RedBeardNP

      15 दिन पहले

      @Entheos Geon That's a problem in Hollywood in general. Disney certainly but then you have all the 80s franchise sequels (terminator, rambo, top gun). The Marvel and DC movies. Remakes of movies that aren't even that old (Grudge). The list goes on and on

    • Gita Markman

      Gita Markman

      18 दिन पहले

      @Entheos Geon exactly. To be honest I've lost a lot of respect for Disney in the past years

    • Entheos Geon

      Entheos Geon

      18 दिन पहले

      That would require taking risks and being creative, neither of which Disney is too keen on.

  • Paul Kerton

    Paul Kerton

    18 दिन पहले

    In regards to Mary Poppins Returns, it isn't unreasonable to make Jane someone who is a union organiser. Many Suffragettes and their descendants did go into that. Communism in Labour unions in the late 20s and 30s was also common.
    Bit of British history wouldn't go amiss with this one.

    • unoriginal.uniqueness

      unoriginal.uniqueness

      14 दिन पहले

      I think what she meant was that even though she was a union organiser (in honour of her mother) she was completely ok with the bank having so much power over them as long as the 'good guy' was in charge. She was facing power structures in her life, but then thanked the bank for NOT almost taking their house, because as long as there's not a tyrant in charge the system works.

  • Cole Thompson

    Cole Thompson

    18 दिन पहले

    24:36 me watching Cats in the cinema.

  • Cole Thompson

    Cole Thompson

    18 दिन पहले

    *N O B O O Z E N E A R T H E B A B Y*