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Why have Disney and Pixar had so much success in their movies? In part, it’s because they never really broach the subject of religion. While movies like Frozen can be twisted to suggest Christian themes, the only supernatural ideas you’ll see in their movies involve magic, not God.
In an interview on “Fresh Air” recently, host Terry Gross spoke with Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the husband/wife team who wrote the songs in Frozen (seen below, with their kids), and they alluded to the lack of religiosity in Disney movies:
Hallmark Channel Mutes the Word ‘God’ to Avoid Taking the Lord’s Name in Vain; Now Viewers Are ‘Upset,’ ‘Ashamed’
I am thoroughly upset, and ashamed that you could stoop so low as to mute out the word God in anything you televise…I for one will not watch your channel anymore…I will pass this on to all my friends and family…
Can you believe that? You can cuss and everything else on TV but can’t say God anymore. What is going on in the world these days?
Those are two of the more, um, muted reactions to the Hallmark Channel‘s muting the word “God” in its airing of the movie It Could Happen To You.
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