SPOILER ALERT. But read along if you want to be convinced why Frozen is worth watching!
Part 1 :)
Meet the Characters
I fell in love with Frozen, Disney’s newest princess movie released last Thanksgiving, and in time for the Christmas season. It was loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen‘s fairy tale, The Snow Queen. This version tells the story of Princess Elsa and Princess Anna of Arendelle, a kingdom that suffered an extreme winter condition when Princess Elsa’s power got out of hand.
Princess Elsa was born with icy powers that she found hard to control, hence isolated from everyone else including her younger sister. On her coronation, an incident happened causing her to turn her kingdom into ice. She ran away up in the mountains thinking that can fix things. I loved her sparkly blue dress when she finally embraced her being Snow Queen. I also loved her rendition of the song “Let It Go”, especially in that scene where she finally stopped hiding her magic and let go of the cloak, “The cold never bothered me anyway.” ;)
Princess Anna was her fearless sister who longs for that sisterly love since their separation when they were young. She went after Princess Elsa to convince her to go back to Arendelle and fix the almost frozen city. But wait, she’s not just longing for sisterly love. Like the common princess movies, she can’t wait to fall in love with Prince Charming. Try listening to the song “Love is an Open Door” which she sang with Prince Hans. It’s such a feel good love song. :> And such a slap in the face too when you see the twist in the end </3 haha
There was Kristoff, a man raised by trolls who helped Princess Anna find her sister. I loved him in the song “Fixer Upper” because as a line in the song goes “his isolation is confirmation of his desperation for a human hug.” Aww, such feels. He redefined prince charming, by the way. You can say he’s like Aladdin who wasn’t a prince, but this one’s without magic. ;)
Sven, is the ever loyal friend and reindeer of Kristoff. He doesn’t talk but he’s adorable because he makes a point as Kristoff’s conscience, even just with the snorts he makes. :p
A Disney princess movie isn’t legit without a prince charming. There was Prince Hans of Southern Isles. He has twelve older brothers, making him that far from the throne. Remember the “Love is an Open Door” song I mentioned? He was Princess Anna’s love at first sight, and marriage by the next blink. Haha!
Last but not the least, there’s Olaf and he likes warm hugs. He was the snowman who sprung from Princess Elsa’s magic. He was made of snow, but he’s warm and friendly. Actually, he was in love with the idea of summer. When he sang “In Summer”, he was imagining what it’s like to bask under the sun.
He only had an idea of what summer really meant when he lit up the fireplace to help Princess Anna keep warm. Indeed, “Some people are worth melting for.” Lucky enough, at the end of the movie, Princess Elsa had a special gift just for him. ;)
Now, enough with the characters.