We didn’t catch this in September when it first came out, but we were so excited about this when we finally did have a look at it that we had to share it with you.
What the hey, we were busy planning for this year’s blowout Halloween programming! (Missed Christopher H. Baum’s War of the Worlds? Don’t worry, it’ll be back, and soon, we’re doing a special show on The Event Horizon all about it.)
We know what you’re thinking. This looks like it’s modeled closely on the breakout hit of 2010, Disney’s Tangled. There’s the fresh, unpretentious pretty girl with a heart, the handsome male guardian/adventurer, and of course, the preternaturally intelligent horse sidekick. But while you could be forgiven for thinking this, that’s where the similarities end.
There’s no real villian the way there was in Tangled – instead, there’s a sister who really desperately needs to be saved from herself before she destroys everything.
But the music is there, and it’s soaring and beautiful and uplifting. The dialog is spirited and clever, the film is visually brilliant from what we can see, and of course, it’s got the Disney design sensibilities. And just tons of charm.
The film is directed by Chris Buck (“Tarzan,” “Surf’s Up”) and Jennifer Lee (screenwriter, “Wreck-It Ralph”), and produced by Peter Del Vecho (“Winnie the Pooh,” “The Princess and the Frog”). Featuring music from Tony®-winner Robert Lopez (“The Book of Mormon,” “Avenue Q”) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (“In Transit”), “Frozen” journeys into theaters November 27, 2013, in Disney Digital 3DTM in select theaters.
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