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Hey, guys. My name is Asha and I wanted to start this video off with a question. Are Disney movies for kids, for families or can adults watch them on their own without no kids? I only ask this because my friend was like, ‘I refuse to go to cinemas to watch Moana. It’s gonna be full of kids and there’s gonna be no adults. It’s embarrassing.’ I personally think Disney movies are for all ages. I was like, ‘No, no, there are adults that still love Disney movies and would go to the cinemas to watch it’, also known as people like me.
I know my mum secretly loves Disney movies, and don’t even get me started on my dad. He loved Disney movies over Christmas. He would even record the end of the movie if he thought he was gonna miss it ’cause he had to go out or go to work.
I feel I can get just as much emotion in a Disney movie than any other kind of movie, like, probably even more. I have three top favourite Disney movies that I can recall that I’ve watched a million times. Number one is definitely Lion King. I love Lion King – I love the songs in there. The Lion King songs literally make you wanna dance and be like, ‘The circle of life …’
I probably shouldn’t sing on camera. I apologise. I just love the emotion that I got from that movie. I probably cried more at The Lion King than I did in a movie like Titanic. You know, I still think I’m not over Mufasa’s death. That and Dobby dying is probably the most … closest I’ve got to crying.
Number two is definitely Lilo & Stitch. Oh my gosh, how cute is Lilo!? I just think, ‘aaaaah’! Again, I love the songs, but I do love the message behind Lilo & Stitch. I like the fact that that movie talks about family love rather than the princess-trying-to-find-her-prince kind of storyline. What’s that saying in that movie called? I forgot. Oh my god! What is it? Considering how many times I’ve seen the movie you would think that I would know it off by heart without googling it, but I’m gonna cheat. Here we go. ‘Ohana means family. Family means nobody is left behind or forgotten.’ Oh my god, I really think that is the cutest saying ever. I want it, like, painted on my wall: ‘Ohana’.
And my third favourite Disney movie would probably be Mulan, just because I would love to be her. So, yeah, that is why she is gonna be my third favourite. Like, I could honestly watch Disney movies over and over, and over and over, and over and over, and over and over, and over again! Anyway, I hope you enjoyed this video for LearnEnglish Teens magazine and their YouTube channel. I honestly find that the hardest thing to say! But please remember to, like, comment and subscribe and I will see you in the next video.
Do you like Disney films?