Capsule Legacy

Frozen Fever (2015)

Mostly harmless but bland to the point of brain rot.

A C-tier Lopez song, lots of rehashed/remixed gags and shots from the original Frozen, and a plot you’d expect to see in the third season of a sitcom. (Why does Elsa start acting drunk when she gets a cold?)

The booger snow monsters could have been fun-weird but are just boring-weird.

The only thing I unreservedly like is Elsa’s new green dress, which should probably show you the storytelling sophistication we’re dealing with here.

April 2022 update:

My four-year-old daughter specifically requested we watch this again. I try not to force my opinions on her, so I obliged without comment. But I asked her why.

“The snowgies are weird,” she said.

“And that’s good?” I asked.

“Yes. I like it when they’re weird. I wish I had Elsa’s powers so I could do weird things with it,” she said.

I was so proud. I’m gonna need to put together an age-organized curriculum of weird movies to keep her on this train.

Is It Good?

Not Good (2/8)

Note: This capsule review was originally published elsewhere. If I watch this movie again, I might expand this to a full-length review.

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