Princess and the Frog
The classic tale of a princess, a kiss, and a frog gets an update (and a change of scenery) with this film in Disney's grand tradition... Read More
The classic tale of a princess, a kiss, and a frog gets an update (and a change of scenery) with this film in Disney's grand tradition of animated classics. DREAMGIRLS' Anika Noni Rose provides the voice of a beautiful young woman living in New Orleans who may just have to pucker up to an amphibian. THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG arrives not only with Disney's name attached, but also with THE LITTLE MERMAID directors Ron Clements and John Musker at the helm. Minimize
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|Directors||John Musker, Ron Clements|
|Subgenre||Animated • Children • Family (General) • Theatrical Release|
|MPAA Rating||G (MPAA)|
|Professional Reviews||(10/01/2009, Amy Nicholson): "It's a beautiful film that clearly feels the responsibility to join the canon of Disney classic.", (11/24/2009, Justin Chang): "[I]t's an unmistakable pleasure to behold an old-school, hand-drawn toon, assembled with pristine craftsmanship and attention to detail...", (11/24/2009, Kirk Honeycutt): "PRINCESS AND THE FROG really marks Disney's rediscovery of a strong narrative loaded with vibrant character and mind-bending, hilarious situations.", (11/25/2009, Betsy Sharkey): "[A] foot-stomping, smile-inducing, heart-warming animated twist on the Brothers Grimm frog-prince fairy tale.", (11/25/2009, Pete Hammond): 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] wonderful, toe-tapping musical gift everyone is likely to love. With a great Randy Newman score and a magical cast of characters, this one is a 100% guaranteed delight for the whole family.", (11/27/2009, Claudia Puig): 3 stars out of 5 -- "[C]lassic, whimsical Disney....PRINCESS is akin to THE LITTLE MERMAID in its blending of gorgeous backdrops, catchy musical numbers and a plucky heroine.", (12/03/2009, Tasha Robinson): "Disney's triumphant return to hand-drawn 2-D animation still holds an awful lot of familiar, comfort-food charm." -- Grade: B+, (12/04/2009, Lisa Schwarzbaum): "[T]he year's deepest, most affecting, and most inventive movies....The filmmakers trust in story over special effects..." -- Grade: A, (12/11/2009): "THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG is a triumph on every one of the myriad levels it has been asked to succeed on...", (12/24/2009, Roger Ebert): Included in Chicago Sun-Times's "The Ten Best Animated Films Of 2009" -- "This is what classic animation once was like!"|
Product Review Summary
21 Reviews from Epinions.com
Oct 5, 2010
The Princess and the Frog Pays Tribute to New Orleans
Pros: beautiful animation, great music, Tiana
Cons: creepy voodoo stuff
By: JiggyJay in Movies at Epinions.com
Dec 5, 2009
Disney's Love Letter To New Orleans: The Princess and the Frog
Pros: Enchanting musical numbers, extraordinary animation, great characters, positive messages
Jun 27, 2012
Pros: It is very inspirational and watching can be a learning experience.
Cons: Some parents prefer for their children to not be exposed to dark magic.
Nov 17, 2010
Wow! Princess and the Frog is so cute!
Mar 23, 2012
A Soon To Be Disney Classic
Pros: The movie was very catching kept your attention throughout the whole movie.
Cons: The movie was sort of scary during certain parts with all the voodoo. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 11, 2009
"There's No Way I'm Kissing a Frog and Eating a Bug on the Same Day."
Pros: Balanced message, fun songs, good story, great artwork
Cons: Maybe too many songs and not enough character development?
Apr 27, 2010
The Princess and the Frog Disney Goes P.C.
Pros: Enjoyable Disney flick, good songs, interesting characters
Cons: Surrounding controversy; not as good as recent Disney blockbusters
Bottom Line: Mixing fairy-tale magic with the voodoo witchcraft that lives in the mysterious swamps of the turn-of-the-century New Orleans brings forth a new level of entertainment.
Mixing fairy-tale magic with the voodoo witchcraft that lives in the mysterious swamps of the turn-of-the-century New Orleans brings forth a new level of entertainment.. Read More at Epinions.com
By: jeremy1456 in Movies at Epinions.com
Sep 25, 2010
Princess and the Frog: - Not Quite a Classic but it's 'Almost There'
Pros: Wonderful Animation, Great Setting and Atmosphere
Cons: Rushed Story, Forgettable