Six years after the original, Frozen 2 is almost here. Film critics have made their judgments before the theatrical release on 22 November.
Some thawed their icy hearts through the sequel, while others remained cool about Anna and Elsa's latest adventure.
On the one hand, The Telegraph's Robbie Collin said it was a "generous, charming" film that "hits the right note".
On the other hand, Richard Lawson of Vanity Fair at Disney diagnosed "a bad case of cynic inflammatory inflammation."
He wrote: "From Unfortunately, this sequel is completely unnecessary for adults, unless it has a duty to serve the needs of the capital."
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While Lawson admitted that the film was "sweet," they said that they "are looking for a new myth that matches that of the original, but is absolutely out of touch."  He added, "In this effort to justify a sequel, the Frozen The team is forced to grow bigger, bigger and more existential while keeping things accessible to children." That's a really hard balancing act one does can not make it with Frozen 2. "
Of course, the first film also produced the hit Let It Go. Lawson said the sequel "is in a hurry to get to where it reaches the conglomerate For the overlords, the most important thing is to achieve a Let It Go moment of triumph in pop ballad, a real one Clarity of Marketability. "
He was not impressed by the results." Not half an hour after watching the movie, I could not call a single tune. "
Others chose that Song Into the Unknown, however, as a summable highlight. Robbie Colin revealed, "I sang it for myself." He fell asleep, sang, woke up, sang, and actually sang as he typed. "
Star review said that Frozen 2 was by and large exciting away from the Disney Princess template "and has" a touch of freshness ".
Empire magazine Ben Travis also awarded four s tars and said that Continued "grows bigger, bolder and more epic".
He wrote: "Where Frozen II surpasses its predecessor, the breathtaking animation is a moment when water is drawn from a wooden board is near-photoreal. Elsewhere, the film is much more stylish and playful than the prosaic original.
"A Slightly Depressed Accountant"
There were four other stars of the London Evening Standard's critic, Charlotte O & # 39; Sullivan, who said that it was "not true." "The original does not improve," but "Broadway-Razzmatazz" is associated with a "quiet craze."
She wrote, "It's hard to carp given the amount of technical inventions, not to mention the jokes and emotions that are in every set. Piece. "
The Times' Kevin Maher distributed only two stars and said the film" constantly ticked the boxes and performed songs and set pieces with the verve of a slightly depressed accountant talking to you through his latest table.
Guardians Peter Bradshaw has awarded three stars while Screen Rant's Molly Freeman was slightly more generous at 3.5
"Nevertheless, Frozen 2 runs the risk of relying on the typical Disney Film story structure for a more mature style to dispense – and although this does not work quite well, other aspects of the film are convincing enough to engage the audience.
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