The funniest thing about the movie is thinking about the handful of audience members who believe this story is 100% true and real, and that’s one of the film’s biggest problems.
A film that feels as if it’s made by theater nerds for theater nerds, because it’s exactly that.
A quirky, beautifully animated film that’s a terrific vehicle for not only expressing heritage-specific customs, but also opening doors to a new world.
The prolonged musical numbers, coupled with uninspiring songs, ultimately prove to be the film’s downfall.
LOUISA: LOUISA SAYS: Disney’s animated musical “Moana” is formulaic. Happily, it’s the new Disney formula rather than the old fashioned Disney formula. That’s to say