Greg Burk

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Disney has long had a complicated relationship with Satan, paganism and heavy metal. The latest evidence: the studio’s new film “Maleficent.”

In 1940, Disney conjured the animated masterpiece “Fantasia,” in which Mickey Mouse flirted with the dark arts as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice; a dinosaur segment was set to Stravinsky’s pagan death dance “The Rite of Spring;” and the Slavic black god Chernobog, today beloved by European black-metal performers, made a dramatic appearance on Bald Mountain. In 1959, in the original “Sleeping Beauty,” the fairy Maleficent invoked “all the powers of hell” before transforming herself into a dragon. In 1996, Disney’s Hollywood Records released an album by metal 666er Glenn Danzig (though the label then abruptly fired him).…  Seguir leyendo »