Learn all the details on your favorite attractions, characters and decorations, and get all the information you need on events or quests. Ling: My manly ways and turn of phrase are sure to thrill her Find communities that share your fandom. [10], "I'll Make a Man Out of You" is performed by Captain Li Shang during Mulan's training montage,[11] which has also been identified as the film's "boot camp sequence. [24] Going into the last verse, the song's key shifts up to F minor and later towards the end, "the backing track falls into silence and [Osmond's] vocals come to the fore. It all depends on what she cooks like In order to sound as realistic as possible, Osmond punched himself in the stomach several times while recording the song. 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[65] Osmond himself acknowledged the accomplishment in a Facebook post, writing, "In my grandkids' eyes, this is easily my greatest accomplishment yet. A girl worth fighting for [6] Wilder and Zippel decided to incorporate drums into the track to demonstrate a sense of masculinity and musculature, identifying the song as very odd in structure but appropriate for its lyrics. [20], Critics have observed ways in which the scene explores Mulan's growth and transformation as the character evolves from a clumsy, inexperienced recruit into one of the army's most skilled soldiers, in spite of her gender. Giblin continued, "it has the best lyrics of any serious fitness/sports montage song. "[18] USA Today's Hannah Yasharoff described the song as "a tongue-in-cheek comment on sexism". Army: But when we come home in victory they'll line up at the door "I'll Make a Man Out of You" was written by composer Matthew Wilder and lyricist David Zippel, who were hired to write Mulan's songs because Disney was interested in recruiting songwriters "that ... would give kind of different sound to each of the songs. You can edit and add to any wiki, or invite others to yours. FANDOM is Home to. According to the book Into the Closet: Cross-Dressing and the Gendered Body in Children's Literature and Film by Victoria Flanagan, Mulan is successful in retrieving the arrow because she uses "an ingenuity that is based upon her ability to incorporate aspects of femininity into her masculine performance. Relive the thrill of Disney parks and create the most fantastical park of your dreams, featuring beloved characters from Mickey Mouse to Buzz Lightyear. [28] Lyrically, Zippel described the track as a song about "hyper-masculinity" that is disturbed by "the whole idea of Mulan", identifying the song as an opportunity "to have those two issues head-to-head. "That's what I said A girl worth fighting for I want her paler than the [52] While exploring "The History of Movie Training Montages", Chris Giblin of Men's Fitness opined, "Mulan served as proof that the fitness montage can work amazingly well in movies for kids." She is the clothes designer for almost all of Auradon Prep. An up-tempo military-style song that incorporates both Eastern and Western musical styles, "I'll Make a Man Out of You" is performed by Shang during a rigorous training montage in which his young, inexperienced soldiers attempt to justify their worth. [19] In what Joshua and Judges author Athalya Brenner called "a humorous reversal toward the end of the movie," Mulan and her male comrades disguise themselves as concubines in order to infiltrate the palace and rescue the emperor while "I'll Make a Man Out of You" reprises in the background. Author Stephanie Osmanski cited "Did they send me daughters when I asked for sons?" Explore Disney Movies to find new, classic and upcoming films, Blu-rays, DVDs, downloads, and much more, including favorites, news and watch online. Critics have also drawn comparisons between the song and Disney's Hercules, while likening Mulan's role and transformation to actress Demi Moore's performance as Lieutenant Jordan O'Neil in the film G. I. Jane (1997). [39] Similarly, M ranked the song twentieth on its list of the "Top 20 Disney Songs of All Time". Jane, but Mulan oneups that film's hour-long toughening process by efficiently covering the same ground during a single, rousing musical number. "[6] The lyric "I'll make a man out of you" is constantly repeated and reinforced by Shang. [56] Part of the season's Disney-themed episode, Osmond's performance accompanied singer Normani and professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy's pasodoble. [59] Another parody of the song, based on the Dragon Ball franchise was uploaded to YouTube by TeamFourStar. [71] Media publications have lamented the fact that the 2020 live-action adaptation of the film might not include any songs, particularly "I'll Make a Man Out of You", with Yasharoff writing, "Any excuse to make that song relevant again is more than welcome," and ranking the song second on their reasons "Why the live-action version should replicate the animated musical". "[6] Combining Eastern and Western styles, Wilder borrowed "drum cadences from traditional Chinese drums and then marrying that with military snares", upon which he continued building until "it became this cacophonous effect of a Chinese marching American band". Irving Tan of Sputnikmusic wrote, "there hasn't been a single chorus in all of post-Mulan pop music that has managed to rival the roaring power in the refrain. [50], "I'll Make a Man Out of You" has been met with mostly positive reviews from both film and music critics. From Spider-Man to Guardians of the Galaxy to the Avengers and more, these Marvel games feature all your favorite superheroes and loads of game fun! [35] Beginning with "a military-style drum " introduction, [23] "I'll Make a Man Out of You", which is immediately preceded by the emotional ballad " Reflection " on the film's soundtrack album, "breaks up the slower pace of the songs," according to Filmtracks.com . "[22] The author also observed that the scene's first refrain accompanies shots of Shang, while its second "coincides with Mulan climbing to the top of the pole. D&D Beyond Disney Fairies and Princesses Fanfiction Wiki, https://princessdisneyfairies.fandom.com/wiki/A_Girl_Worth_Fighting_For?oldid=12994. It features the men of the army Mulan has secretly joined in disguise singing about their … [6] Actress Daisy Ridley said that she listens to the song to prepare for action sequences in film roles,[70] particularly for her performance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Mulan is a 2020 American action drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures.It is a live-action adaptation of Disney's 1998 animated film of the same name, itself based on the Chinese folklore story, "The Ballad of Mulan".The film stars Yifei Liu in the title role, alongside Donnie Yen, Tzi Ma, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Ron Yuan, Gong Li, and Jet Li in supporting roles. as her favourite lyric. Appearing on the film's soundtrack Mulan: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack, "I'll Make a Man Out of You" is performed by American singer Donny Osmond as the singing voice of Captain Li Shang in lieu of American actor BD Wong, who provides the character's speaking voice. [67] Hannah Yasharoff, writing for USA Today, dubbed the track "an iconic moment in pop culture. [57], In October 2014, a parody of "I'll Make a Man Out of You" was uploaded to YouTube entitled "I'll Make a 'Mon Out of You". She has a half-aunt (Snow White). "[6] The songwriters were hoping to create an original version of a training montage that was funny without being obvious, while remaining in character at all times. [32], In April 2017, Osmond performed "I'll Make a Man Out of You" live on the 24th season of the reality television competition Dancing with the Stars,[55] the ninth season of which Osmond himself had won. [60] Although the 2020 remake of Mulan leaves out, "I'll Make a Man Out of You," a fanedit by Blue Hippo Films uses the movie's new training scenes to convincingly add the song back. [6] The Disney Song Encyclopedia described the song as a "rhythmic military song. [63] Gregory E. Miller of the New York Post cited I'll Make a Man Out of You" as one of "The best (and the most underrated) Disney songs," writing, "Captain Shang's battle-preparation anthem is the movie's most quotable, with a memorable chorus and a slew of one-liners from supporting characters. "[18] By the end of the scene, all of the soldiers have improved dramatically and the results of their practice and training are finally revealed. As the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, Hiro faces daunting academic challenges, not to mention the social trials of being the little man on campus. Overall, a very strong montage. Characters can be recruited in the game through the use of Biometrics. Yao, Ling and Chien Po: Nah! [16] The musical number is used to "compress dramatic time or narrate" in a more compelling way than had solely dialogue been used. [19] As observed by Juanita Kwok in the book Film Asia: New Perspectives on Film for English, the irony of the scene lies within the fact that "Mulan proves herself more competent than any of the men. A girl worth fighting for A girl worth fighting for Wish that I had A girl worth fighting for A girl worth fighting - True to Your Heart (Single) Vocals: 98° and Stevie Wonder Music: Matthew Wilder Lyrics: David Zippel. Please remember that all your contributions can be used by others. She is in her kitchen and eating a bowl of fruit and has a glass of water. He has curly red hair with a hair band, he also has big and striking blue eyes. Welcome to the Ideas Wiki, a collection of ideas that you can change. Welcome to the official Girl Meets World Wiki, a collaborative encyclopedia for everything and anything related to the Disney Channel original series, Girl Meets World.Today is December 21, 2016 and there are currently 156,400 edits to this wiki. Connect. The song also features contributions from Lea Salonga as Mulan, Eddie Murphy as Mushu, and Harvey Fierstein, Jerry Tondo and Wilder himself as Yao, Chien-Po and Ling, respectively. [42], Entertainment Weekly identified the number as the film's "rambunctious peak. "[39] Osmond's vocal range spans one octave, from D3 To G#4 [40] Beginning with two verses, followed by a bridge, a refrain, a final verse and repeated choruses,[41] the song is a total of three minutes and twenty-one seconds in length. Meghan Trainor (born December 22, 1993) is an American singer-songwriter and talent show judge. Gwen and Ruby returned from England because their classmates got lice and attempted to drive a wedge between Sam and Cat by tricking them into thinking they are nice now. [7] Osmond later revealed in an interview with People that he was so embarrassed by his Hercules audition that he had nearly considered ending his singing career prematurely. All you need to know about the Disney Magic Kingdoms game by Gameloft. Her parents are also in the kitchen talking about how excited they are about cheer tryouts. Ling: What do we want? Army: Like the pounding beat For a long time we've been marching off to battle. "[6] Entertainment Weekly's Maureen Lee Lenker identified the "Be a man" chorus as the song's most iconic moment. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The video also depicts Chan performing martial arts-inspired choreography. The song's title is considered ironic because Mulan, who relies on intelligence, ultimately proves more competent than her male comrades, including Captain Li Shang, who takes a liking to her, while its lyrics explore hyper-masculinity contradicted with Mulan's gender. "[2] Schwartz had written a song called "We'll Make a Man of You" for the scene in which Mulan is training to be soldier. "[43] Jeff Vice of the Deseret News observed that Wong and Osmond's "voices sound eerily similar. "[38] Meanwhile, the singer is backed up by a macho-sounding choir repeatedly chanting "Be a man! "[68] Similarly, Men's Fitness also ranked "I'll Make a Man Out of You" among the greatest training montages in film history. [56] The competitors were ultimately he highest-scoring couple of the evening, earning a score of 49 from the judges. Chien Po: That I'm a major find Ling: Wish that I had She is a very fashionable person and the best friend to Mal. " A Girl Worth Fighting For " is a song featured in Disney 's Mulan and Mulan II. "[13] Scott Chitwood of ComingSoon.net reviewed "I'll Make a Man Out of You" as "a stirring, testosterone filled piece," describing the scene as "amusing. Prior to Mulan, Osmond had auditioned for the role of Hercules in Disney's Hercules (1997), a role for which he was ultimately turned down by the directors because they felt that he sounded too old. 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