Monday, December 2, 2019


With a busy family full of gymnastic practice, basketball games, and school functions, it is difficult for the whole family to go see a movie together. Yesterday though, all four of us went to see Frozen 2 in a packed movie theater. The sequel did not disappoint.

Frozen II, also known as Frozen 2, is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. The 58th animated film produced by the studio, it is the sequel to the 2013 film Frozen and features the return of directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, producer Peter Del Vecho, songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and composer Christophe Beck. Lee also returns as screenwriter, penning the screenplay from a story by her, Buck, Marc E. Smith, Anderson-Lopez and Lopez, while Byron Howard executive-produced the film. Veteran voice cast Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, and Ciarán Hinds return as their previous characters, and are joined by newcomers Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Jason Ritter, Rachel Matthews, and Jeremy Sisto.

Set three years after the events of the first film, the story follows Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven who embark on a journey beyond their kingdom of Arendelle in order to discover the origin of Elsa's magical powers and save their kingdom after a mysterious voice calls out to Elsa.

Frozen II had its world premiere at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on November 7, 2019, and was released in the United States by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on November 22, 2019. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised its animation, visuals, music and vocal performances, although criticism focused on its convoluted plot. It has grossed $738 million worldwide, and had the highest all-time worldwide opening for an animated film.

I do have to stay that while the movie was great, and as usual I shed a few tears, the songs may not be as catchy as in Frozen. However, my daughter especially loved the film, and it was a great movie to see on a rainy Sunday morning. It was so good, I am ready for another sequel already! If you liked the first Frozen, that don't freeze this sequel out of your heart and go see it...


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