Archives for October 2013

Disney Demonizes Cleft Lips

So, the latest Lone Ranger movie tries to do justice to the oft stereotyped Tonto. It may succeed, but I haven't seen the movie since the trailers depict it as another violent action movie geared for young people. But therein lies the rub. Disney has created a cleft-lipped villain who is bound to influence children and youth for a generation (DVDs last a long time). The Lego Corporation is guilty, too, as it has created a figure for the villain. As the Lego ads say, "Butch Cavendish is a … [Read more...]