Animation

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

how to train your dragon: the hidden world “How to Train Your Dragon” may not be the most beloved of computer-animated franchises, but it is one of the most reliable. The latest installment, “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” gives the now-trilogy a pleasing arc. In the first movie (2010), Hiccup (voiced by …

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Altered Carbon: Resleeved

Altered Carbon: Resleeved Is Altered Carbon: Resleeved an anime in an Altered Carbon sleeve or Altered Carbon in an anime sleeve? On the one hand, this animated tale incorporates plenty of elements we’ve come to recognize in a story involving the last Envoy, Takeshi Kovacs, including digital consciousnesses, hotel AIs, and even some underlying backstory …

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Frozen 2

Frozen 2 “Let It Go,” the warble heard around the world, wasn’t just the signature song from “Frozen.” It was an anthem (“Here I stand!”) for the mighty, mighty girl power that helped push Disney into industry dominance. The company’s supremacy is often pinned on its highest profile franchises: Lucasfilm, Marvel and Pixar, which have …

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Frozen

Frozen A beautiful princess with magical powers that she can’t control; an adorable snowman, with buck teeth and a carrot for a nose, who longs to sunbathe because no one ever told him that heat melts ice; a picture-perfect prince who is revealed to be a scheming, opportunistic cad. Those are among the unconventional characters …

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Tangled

Tangled To watch “Tangled,” in three dimensions or two, is like entering a familiar old neighborhood that has been tastefully and thoroughly renovated. Not gentrified, exactly, and certainly not razed, but modernized. The architecture — in particular that castle, its tower garlanded with clouds — is more or less as you remember it, and among …

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