By Margaret Lyons
Updated February 21, 2010 at 04:00 PM EST

Waking Sleeping Beauty is a documentary about Disney’s animation department from 1984-1994, when the studio created The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King, among others. A heyday, if you will. Come for the Tim Burton, stay for the John Lasseter:

Those movies are pretty much tattooed on my brain — the word “bonjour” can launch me into impromptu performances of the entire Beauty and the Beast soundtrack — so the politicking and behind-the-scenes power struggles are of particular interest.

Are you getting, uh, animated for Waking Sleeping Beauty, PopWatchers?