Amazing shots of your favourite Disney characters facing the horrors of the modern world.
May 20, 2014 4:51pm
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New York based animation artist, Jeff Hong has reimagined Disney’s favourite characters in real-world environments, and the results are anything but magic and happiness. His Tumblr account Unhappily Ever After shows off his dark but amazing work on everyone from Cinderella to Winnie The Pooh, facing the horrors of the modern world which the movies overlooked. Like tiny dog pound cages, which are zero fun for the 101 Dalmations.
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“The idea just popped in my head to put Disney princesses into environments that they wouldn't be associated with,” Hong told Huff Post. “Once I started putting them together, I realized a lot of social issues that are always important to me could be woven in as well.” Alice looks far from Wonderland in this dodgy alleyway with her suspicious looking potion...
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“I think that's what has made it really successful and a bit controversial as well, so I'm glad it has started debates and discussions on the issues of racism, animal abuse, drugs, etc,” Hong continued. P.S. Spot the Bambi...
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Belle from Beauty and the Beast doesn't feel quite so beautiful in a plastic surgeon's chair with her flaws marked out for all to see.
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Chicken Little looks truly terrified in the face of KFC’s colonel. (As he should do.)
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Cinderella’s pretty pink dress appears to have been ripped to shreds as she stands alone in a dark alleyway. WTF is Prince Charming doing when you need him?!
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Dumbo faces the bloodied whip of a circus trainer. Quick, use your big ears to fly away!
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Esmerelda from The Hunchback of Notre Dame faces the mean, 2014 streets of Paris.
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Simba finds himself in a small zoo enclosure, in a pretty unfair version of The Circle of Life.
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Ariel’s legs have turned back into a tail and she’s stuck in an oil slick. Tough gig.
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No, Mulan is not just a paranoid tourist in Sydney. She’s actually facing the fiercely over-polluted atmosphere of her native China.
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The beautiful and untouched North America Pocahontas knew is verrryy different to the bright lights of money hungry Las Vegas.
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Tiana from The Princess and he Frog is faced with the heavy racism of 1920s America.
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Remy from Ratatouille no longer a chef… he’s now the subject of animal testing in a lab.
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Robin Hood takes his fight for the poor to the streets, but ends up tied up and surrounded by riot police.
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Poor Winnie the Pooh's home is no more. Cheers, deforrestation.