AVAST! YARR! — Every year on September 19 it is officially (according to the internet that is) Talk Like a Pirate Day. As you all know, I am not a traditional pirate. I have respect for it’s long time traditions and customs such as looting, plundering and drinking a lot of ale. Since I am the Space Pirate Queen, I do my looting and plundering in space (much bigger than the ocean!) and instead of ale, I drink a lot of space wine.
That is why I wanted to blog about Disney’s Treasure Planet which is honestly one of my favorite animated films.
Unfortunately, Treasure Planet didn’t get as much love as it deserved and suffered severe criticism for being “gimmicky” for taking the literature it was based on to space. I will not discuss why this movie was not as successful as most Disney films are but I will tell you why I personally love it.