Review by J1 Reporter Gaea Kaan
Disney’s Frozen 2 takes a deeper look at the meaning of family, sisterhood, and life’s puzzling questions about what it’s like to grow up.
After a long journey to rescue her sister, Anna must team up with Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven to save their kingdom Arendelle from a mysterious and magical force that lies within the woods. This drama/fantasy is a family friendly PG film, equipped with new songs you won’t be able to get out of your head, as well as new lovable characters that bring even more magic into the film.
Released on November 22, 2019, directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck chose a wonderful cast of characters, with Idina Menzel as the ice queen Elsa, Kristen Bell as the carefree Anna, Josh Gad as the lovable Olaf, and Jonathan Groff as the kind Kristoff. New characters were added such as Lieutenant Mattias, played by Sterling K. Brown, and King Runeard voiced by Jeremy Sisto, as well as expansions on old characters such as the Queen and King of Arendelle(Evan Rachel Wood and Alfred Molina).
The sequel achieved new records as the highest-grossing animated movie in history, generating $1.325 billion at the global box office, surpassing Frozen which reached $1.281 million. The DVD release will in late February or March, and it will be added to Disney+ around late June, no dates are specified yet.
As well as entertainment, Frozen 2 expands on the meaning of the previous film that family is the most important bond in one’s life, as well as positive reinforcement for young girls. In the end, Frozen 2 is definitely worth viewing, whether you’re an avid fan or just a parent looking to get the kids out of the house, Frozen 2 has something for everyone.