Are Disney Live-Action Remakes a Reflection of Cultural Anxiety?


In today’s unhappy, anxious time, Disney live-action films are a comfortable form of escapism.

In today’s Psych Cinema, therapist Jonathan Hetterly discusses the current rise of Disney live-action remakes. This episode features his thoughts on the psychology of nostalgia, having a high or low openness to change, and even correcting offensive cultural missteps.

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Psych Cinema is our video series where licensed professional counselor Jonathan Hetterly explores the psychology behind the films that he watches and loves.

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