Having a very firsthand experience of the movie ‘Frozen’, a Walt Disney motion picture, I am awed by the legacy of Walt Disney. His talents were first used in a silent cartoon entitled Plane Crazy. However, before the cartoon could be released, sound was introduced upon the motion picture industry. Thus, Mickey Mouse made his screen debut in Steamboat Willie, the world’s first synchronized sound cartoon, which premiered at the Colony Theatre in New York on November 18, 1928 Walt’s drive to perfect the art of animation was endless. Technicolor was introduced to animation during the production of his Silly Symphonies Cartoon Features.
Among the movies he made, which are a trademark in animation namely are, Tangled, Wreck –the-Ralph, The Jungle book, Cinderella, One hundred and one Dalmatians and now, Frozen. Being quite fond of happily-ever-after theme, this movie is a very charming one. The ecstasy of Ice, snow, snowmen and prince charming-s. Every figment of imagination is nurtured in a Walt Disney movie. The immensity of love is always overwhelming. You see, these movies always have a safe touch of affection, humanity and sensitivity. Despite Walt Disney’s temper often blew, he has yet carefully crafted the series of emotions in his movies. Mr. Robert A. Iger and Roy. O Disney has maintained the bequest. Even though the leading lady goes in deep-rooted snow-clad scary forests, she still finds the familiarity with each tree as her own and despite she being brave; the forests give her a sense of safety. That’s what I like about animated movies; give out the yearning message of being brave no matter what the problem is and facing everything with a smile. So being a fairy tale, the movie begins with a mesmerizing castle and two cute charming sisters. Adorned with the power of ice, little Elsa (Idina Menzal) must control or find a cure to her ever growing icy powers. Elsa can turn anything she wants to ice. The crowned snow queen must learn how to control her power, the power being a substitute to fear, and must learn to face it boldly, though alone at times, the dismissal of her own kingdom. The kingdom is cursed with eternal winter, as had the prophecy stated. Anna (Kristen Bell), must along with daring mountaineer Krisnoff (Jonathan Groff) save her sister from her own powers and bring back the lost sunshine in Arendelle. The little fantasies of childhood, like snowman for a companion, (I so feel the need of adding a smiley right now!) are very dearly fulfilled. You get a talking one here! Snowmen have been hugely personified to fit in both of our fantasies. Personification of emotions like fear, anxiety and desperation, and understanding of deep rooted emotions like true love on par with desperation can be noted. But how does Elsa overcome her fear? How does Anna find true love? Is she betrayed? What’s the whole deal about eternal ice tragedy? Thank me later, as I am going to keep the suspense.
Overcoming fears and trusting in the power of love are the things that matter. How much ever we try to pasteurize feelings to console ourselves of this practical, fast and busy world, little gestures, innocence, generosity is something we shouldn’t be devoid of, is what these movies try to teach us. Totally worth a watch! Spend your weekend having a gala time with your sister rejoicing the forgotten values of sacrificial love and innocence! Bon weekend!