Reviews and Problems with The Princess And The Frog
Showing 1-8 of 8
The Princess and the Frog Review
16 March 2010
Excerpt: Disney’s return to traditional animation should not have been a “return” at all. The seemingly forgotten art was dropped by the studio with the success of Pixar, and Princess and the Frog is at least some proof as to that mistake.
Conclusion: The Princess and the Frog may not be the insta-classic its most ardent fans and many critics have declared it to be, but it does represent a triumphant return to form for a studio built on the magic and artistry of hand drawn animation. Thankfully, Disney's Blu-ray release is a magnificent one.
Excerpt: The Disney princess phenomenon has become a marketing gold mine, spawning special branding, a dedicated website, a Broadway show, and endless frilly products for little girls. So it’s hard not to see The Princess And The Frog as a calculated cash-in, an attempt to add another highly salable princess...
Excerpt: It’s actually only been five years since Disney’s last traditionally animated feature but not since the mid-90s has one of them felt this right. The Princess and the Frog is an entry in the mold of Disney’s most enduring, classic, fairytale movies and while its been done before, it never seems to...
Summary: After dabbling with fruitless novelties in the early 2000s ( Atlantis , Treasure Planet ), Walt Disney’s hand-drawn animation department returns to more traditional fare in the guise of a fairytale.
Excerpt: "The Princess and the Frog" is a charming and vibrant film that is sure to satisfy its little fans, but unlikely to find itself labeled a classic. Beautifully drawn and steeped in the effervescent glow of New Orleans, it almost rises to the occasion, but somehow manages to fall short in both magic...
Excerpt: Vem kunde ha trott för tio år sedan att en handtecknad Disney-film skulle vara ett djärvt drag? Men efter några sentida misslyckanden beslöt ju studion som uppfann begreppet tecknad långfilm att de hädanefter skulle syssla med 3D-animerat allenast.