What’s with Disney disposing of their villains via having them fall to their death?
Sorry for the spoiler if it is one, but Bart and I saw Tangled not too long ago and it hit me.
It happens way too often in Disney’s flicks.
Is it a way to be a little merciful (so as not to show the hero actually kill the baddie)? No, that’s been done.
Is it a lack of creativity? Possibly, but that assessment is rather harsh... especially given the satisfying explanation as to why it’s done in the movie UP (Pixar) in the DVD “extra features.” Also, it's not as if they don't have other ways to kill the villain in other movies (although arguably some of those had already been established as per the story from which they'd been adapted.)
Is it that fitting of a comeuppance? Perhaps often (as it is in Tangled) but certainly not every instance.
It just seems rather wearisome. It reminds me of the alien, from the Alien movies.
Is there seriously no other way to get rid of them than to blow them out an airlock?
I’m hoping I never have to have a villain fall to his or her death. At least I know in the current book that's a definite impossibilty!
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