MTV Review: Disney's Frozen
UK Release Date: 6th December 2013
Running Time: 148 minutes
Cast: Glee’s Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff, Kristen Bell of Gossip Girl fame and Josh Gad in a star-turning performance as Olaf the snowman.
Directors: Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck
Plot: Elsa and Anna are princesses, sisters and best friends but Elsa has a dark power that threatens to harm the people she loves the most. The only way she can protect her family – and her kingdom, Arendelle – is by freezing out anyone who tries to get close, including Anna. But in doing so, she casts an icy spell across the land and unless Anna can get through to her, Arendelle will be cursed with bitter winter for eternity.
Best Scene: In a magical musical sequence, Elsa tests her arctic powers by building a castle out of snow and makes herself a gorgeous new gown to boot. Who needs a fairy godmother when a girl’s got ice?
Scene Stealer: You’ll melt over Olaf, the loveable talking snowman. A cross between Dug from Up and Alan from The Hangover (yes, really), he’s awkward, adorable and hilarious.
Best WTF Moment: A seriously wacky tropical dream sequence features Olaf sunning it up while singing about summer. No-one has the heart to tell the sun-starved snowman he’s just not cut out for beach holidays.
Best One Liner: “Hi I’m Olaf and I like warm hugs”
Date Movie Or Mate Movie? Assuming you can wrestle your man into the cinema to watch a Disney film, Frozen would make a great date movie. There’s plenty of laughs to keep you both entertained and enough romantic scenes to set the mood (that is, if you can overlook Anna punching her fiancé in the face). But to really appreciate the moral of this movie – that sisterly love is the most important bond of all – ditch the date and go with your gal-pals.
By Karen Yossman @mtvuknews