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See the magic of Disney’s Frozen – in theaters today!

by Leanne

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There’s a special spot in my heart for the first big animated Disney movies of my childhood. I grew up with Ariel and Belle, and all things princess. Their stories shaped my own games and imaginative play of my youth and their songs still get stuck in my head to this day.

But as much as I love The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast, seeing Disney's Frozen this week made me long for a childhood with Anna and Elsa instead. I’m very grateful that this movie is that pivotal one for my daughter and I get to relive that with her with a movie I truly love.

There’s something very, very special about Disney's Frozen. I knew I was going to like it from the first preview, but it wasn’t even two minutes in when I knew this was my absolute favorite Disney movie to date.

In fact, it is one of my favorite movies, ever. It’s that good.

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Maybe it’s the sister theme, which hit home for me with 3 sisters whom I’m very close to, or maybe it was the laugh out loud humor, or the heart that went into each and every scene. Or maybe it’s all of that and more.

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The story is loosely based upon the Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale "The Snow Queen," and stars two Norwegian sisters, Princess Anna and Princess/Queen Elsa who rule the mythical kingdom of Arendelle. Set on a backdrop of lush greens and blues of Scandinavian summer and then through snow-covered mountains and woodlands, everything from the glistening water to the glittering snowflakes simply enchants.

The premise of the movie may be about a sister with a curse that leaves her town buried under feet of snow and ice, but it really is more about love than anything else. It's about being scared and shutting people out contrasting with the idea of loving someone so much that you risk everything.

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While there was romantic love intertwined within the plot, the movie was more about love in general rather than about a royal wedding, which I really love. As a mom taking her young daughter to see the film, I loved that the focus wasn’t on finding a mate and rather was more about sibling love, friendship love, and then, lastly, romantic love. 

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And, seeing the film with my daughter was one of the huge highlights of the year for us. We’ve been looking forward to the opening for months now after my daughter declared Frozen “the best movie, EVAH!” after only one preview. The past week has been spent counting down the days, and the movie definitely did not disappoint. 

But, as much as I was looking forward to seeing Frozen, I will admit that I didn’t think I was going to like the snowman, Olaf. I’m not usually a fan of goofy characters in movies, and I thought this movie would be about the same. But, I was shocked that in addition to being hilarious, Olaf was one of my favorite parts of the movie. Go figure.

This movie still is during one of my absolute favorite parts of the film – during Olaf's song "In Summer" that had the whole theater giggling. Olaf-field

Disney's Frozen opens in theaters everywhere today and is bound to be the movie of the holiday season.

Rated: PG
Running time: 108 minutes
When: Opens Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Below are the kids of Rave Central and the mini Maven of Social Media at the premiere. They never wanted to leave. Frozen premiere

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8 comments

Maria Iemma November 27, 2013 - 9:13 am

I cannot wait to take my grand kids to see this movie. We have such a good time at the theatre and eat pop corn and candy. Grandma bonding at its best.

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Heather Garcia November 27, 2013 - 11:40 am

My very first movie was The Rescurers at the drive in.

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Leanne November 27, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Maria, that sounds like so much fun! You will LOVE it!

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Leanne November 27, 2013 - 2:46 pm

Isn’t it funny how you remember it so clearly? Mine was Beauty and the Beast!

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Tammy S November 28, 2013 - 4:31 am

Wow! You really bring this movie to life. This is the best review I have read so far. I was excited to see it before. But now I really really can’t wait! Thanks for the great review!

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Lisa Kerr November 29, 2013 - 7:49 am

I cant wait to take my grandson to see Frozen! It looks like such a great movie for everyone in the family to enjoy! Thank you for the awesome review!

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lisa gonzalez November 29, 2013 - 8:18 am

Really want to take the kids to see this. Havent gone to the movies since iron man.

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lilpinksocks November 29, 2013 - 2:22 pm

Great review! Can’t wait to see this with my twin daughters. I think that special sister theme will hit home with them too. 🙂

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