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Frozen II

Published December 25, 2020

Frozen II

Film info

  • Title Frozen II
  • Directors Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
  • Year 2019
  • Run time 1hr 44m
  • Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Family, Comedy, Animation
  • Tagline The past is not what it seems

Why was Elsa born with magical powers? What truths about the past await Elsa as she ventures into the unknown to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond Arendelle? The answers are calling her but also threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she'll face a dangerous but remarkable journey. In Frozen, Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In Frozen II, she must hope they are enough.

Live blog

TimeComment
1:29What sound does a giraffe make?
4:33Those element stones look like monoliths from Agents of Shield and it’s freaking me out.
8:47Olaf’s been in it twenty seconds, already stolen the show.
11:22“I can’t freeze this moment but I can still go out and seize this day.”
16:32Love that she sent herself to sleep whilst trying to help her sister.
21:36That’s some scary wind.
28:24Anna’s being a bit of a bitch to him right now. She must know he stumbles on his words by now.
31:27Is someone going to break it to Olaf that nothing ever makes sense?
31:40Also, who IS Samantha?
33:00“Oh my theory of advancing technologies as both our saviour and our doom?”
40:47“You don’t want me to follow you into fire, then don’t run into fire.”
49:59Frozen boy band video.
54:42“Ahtahoowhat?”
1:02:01This is pretty scary… is it deffo a kids film?
1:10:05I would pay good money to see Olaf playing Tomb Raider.
1:13:56Nope. No, no, no.
1:22:35Where did all that water go though?
1:26:48Phew.
1:27:19How did he not lose the ring in all that has gone on? I would have.

Thoughts

I think I liked this more than the first one - the story seems to hold together better and it’s interesting to see where the characters are growing together and growing up. Snowman having constant existential crises is incredible. There were areas that felt quite dark for a kid’s film, but you can’t underestimate kids these days, I guess.

The only problem I have with it is that main Into the Unknown song is just awful. In fact, the songs in the first film are better, even if the story in this second one is better.

Rating: 4 / 5

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