But in the face of astonishing gender-based violence and abuse, how bad is it if my 16-month-old son has a thing for Mickey Mouse?
But the next Smurfs film will be a complete reboot from those live-action/animated hybrids.
This time the film will hew closer to creator Peyo’s original drawings and concept.
But in certain corners — on children's television, for example — lazy stereotypes persist.
As a feminist and a parent, this makes me so angry.
The new take will be directed by Kelly Asbury, whose credits include “Shrek 2” and “Gnomeo & Juliet.” Jordan Kerner, who produced “The Smurfs” and “Charlotte’s Web,” is producing.