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    Analyzing the Disney Villains: Dr. Facilier (The Princess and the Frog)

    DR. FACILIER (a.k.a The Shadow Man) Origin: The Princess and the Frog (2009) I’ve been putting this off because I just can’t get my head around Dr. Facilier. First of all, he’s not the villain for the protagonist, but the deuteragonist: the hero’s buddy/love interest. I can’t think of any other Disney movie where the villain isn’t in direct opposition to the hero. Maybe Oliver & Company. Also, he just appears out of nowhere. Established, but connectionless. But he has a cool appearance and cool powers. There’s been plenty of witchcraft/black magic, but never something as niche as voodoo. Motivation: He says he wants money. He’s tired of watching the…