HAHAHAHA oh my god look at this load of bullshit propaganda
Walt Disney had to be taught how to draw Mickey Mouse by one of his animators (and how to write the famous Disney signature before every film).
I don’t want to shit on anyone for loving Disney films, since I grew up with them too and although I find them problematic in some ways, I don’t condemn them as a whole because here’s the thing
they were created by a team of writers, animators, painters, merchanisers, etc (and still are, though now there’s a lot of 3D jargon involved as well)
Walt Disney was kind of a horrible human being. He was a crazy, frightening, micromanaging boss, incredibly racist, sexist, anti-semitic, and when the employees who made his company the awesome thing it was went on strike for higher pay, he sold out the leaders to McCarthy as Communist and ruined their careers.
He was not a nice person, or a sweet little dreamer who had a mouse character that ended up getting famous; he was a businessman, and he and his brother Roy ran a successful business. And they’ve done some amazing things, they’ve created some technically and thematically beautiful work, but HE PERSONALLY was not responsible for 99% of what we love about it.
so basically this commercial is horseshit is all I’m saying
If Disney movies made up a lot of your childhood as they did mine, I don’t see anything wrong with feeling sentimental towards them, as long as you also acknowledge the reality behind them— which is that the company they’re from is of questionable social values and loves nothing more than to manipulate its viewers to garner more money from them, and that the actual works of art you’re seeing are made by teams of talented people and not one (late) jerk who refuses to let any of them take credit when they win awards.