The Little Mermaid has most-watched movie premiere on Disney+

Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid has become one of the most-watched movie premieres on Disney+. Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid debuted on Disney+ last week and made one hell of a splash. According to Disney, The Little Mermaid has garnered 16 million views in its first five days on the streaming … Read more

‘The Little Mermaid’ Remake Announces Streaming Premiere

After a solid run in theaters, Disney’s latest live-action remake — this one based on their beloved animated classic The Little Mermaid — is getting ready for its streaming debut on Disney+. The update of the 1989 cartoon stars Halle Bailey as Ariel, with Jonah Hauer-King as Eric, Javier Bardem as King Triton, and Melissa McCarthy … Read more

Comparing The Little Mermaid Live-Action and Animated Versions

With trepidation, I ventured out with my two daughters to watch Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid this weekend and was pleasantly surprised. I say trepidation because most of the Mouse House’s remakes have offered little to no value outside of a few stylistic flourishes and unnecessary changes to the overarching narrative. Thankfully, The … Read more

The Little Mermaid movie review (2023)

“The Little Mermaid” is better than the vast majority of these movies, in that it stays true to the core of what people loved about the 1989 original while also expanding the story and characters in necessary ways. The literal fish-out-of-water tale of a mermaid who makes a Faustian bargain to explore the human world … Read more