Movie Review: Moana (2016) *Lovely and Likable, But Not a Classic”

Moana

Moana is the 56th Disney animated film, and the latest from a studio that has seriously revived itself from near obsolescence at the hands of Pixar.  It has the creative teams behind Aladdin and Hamilton behind it, and the first Pacific Islander princess (well, daughter of a chieftan).  Does Moana stand in the company of Disney’s latest string of classics?  No, but despite some serious flaws, it still manages to be kind of impossible to dislike. Continue reading Movie Review: Moana (2016) *Lovely and Likable, But Not a Classic”