Keep in touch with VOXX

Film/TV alladin image

Published on July 9th, 2019 | by voxx

0

Aladdin

I recently saw the live-action recreation of Disney’s Aladdin at the cinema, an update of the 1992 cartoon version, and I personally found it extremely entertaining. I was never the biggest fan of the animated film, which saw street rat Aladdin using the magic of a genie’s lamp to win over a princess and put a stop to the evil Jafar’s nefarious plans to take over the palace, but I would definitely recommend this year’s showing to people of all ages. Aladdin is a family-friendly feature that provides a trip down memory lane to the days of watching a princess being saved by a magnificent prince, only without falling into that trap. Aladdin instead presents the idea that love is love, no matter what a person’s background, and that money can’t buy happiness.

This recreation sees the beautiful princess Jasmine fall in love with common thief Aladdin, whose social status denies him from being with her, but she doesn’t just sit back idly and put up with it. The film demonstrates female empowerment and the struggles Jasmine faces on her path to becoming a ruler, and through a series of songs and twists the audience is constantly engaged, on the edge of their seats.

Aladdin can grip audiences of any age, and as well as being a fun, fantasy adventure, it also sends out some strong messages of female empowerment and the power of not giving up. It shows that actually, women can be just as powerful as men, can lead just as well, and don’t need a husband to be happy or respected. It’s something I think all females can relate to, and is proof that you can never be too old to appreciate a Disney story.

-Hannah Brader


About the Author



Leave a Reply

Back to Top ↑

  • Welcome to VOXX Online

    voxx_coversVOXX is Lincolnshire’s number one volunteer-led magazine, running both quarterly print editions and ongoing digital content, giving young people the opportunity to develop real journalism skills.
    READ MORE about how you can get involved.

  • This Month’s Theme

    To be announced…

  • Advertise with VOXX

    Want your business to be exposed to the whole region and beyond? Advertising with VOXX might just help you.

    We publish a new issue of this ever-growing youth magazine quarterly in print, with ongoing content on this website throughout the year.

    We offer a range of sizes to suit every price range and we’ll even design the artwork for you at no extra cost!

    Contact us for more information about this excellent value opportunity.

  • Latest

    Fans

  • Connect with us!

    Facebook: VOXX
    Twitter: @voxxmagazine
    Instagram: voxxmagazine
    Pinterest: VOXX