Mum petitions Disney for a hero with Down Syndrome

EVERY GIRL WANTS TO BE A PRINCESS: The poster used for the petition to ask Disney to create characters with disabilities.

Disney movies have a variety of heroes - from cats, to princesses, to young children - but they have few heroes with special needs.

Trailer: Grumpy Cat's movie

Grumpy Cat's worst Christmas ever.

Paws everything — you're about to hear Grumpy Cat's voice for the first time ever.

The weirdest Superman movie?

Nicolas Cage is fitted for a costume for <i>Superman Lives</i>, the planned Tim Burton film that collapsed on the eve of production in 1998.

Tim Burton's Superman would have been in therapy for a start.

Stuff's weekend movie guide

JAMES ROLLESTON: Delivers another terrific performance in The Dead Lands.

New at the cinemas: Bill Murray is at his acerbic best, Simon Pegg trots the globe and Toa Fraser offers up our own indigenous action film.

Happiness fails to deliver

HALF BAKED: Even the combined talents of Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike can’t save Hector and the Search for Happiness .

Hector and The Search For Happiness is possibly the least entertaining, most condescending, misguided, cynical and artistically flatulent film I’ve seen this century.

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Happiness fails to deliver

HALF BAKED: Even the combined talents of Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike can’t save Hector and the Search for Happiness .

Hector and The Search For Happiness is possibly the least entertaining, most condescending, misguided, cynical and artistically flatulent film I’ve seen this century.

Blue Bayou

What starts out as a cinematic evocation of Taylor Swift’s Love Story quickly turns into James Cameron’s Titanic

Indecipherable muddle

An entertaining education