Tangled

Dan Movie Reviews

Tangled is not only Walt Disney Animation’s 50th feature-length release, but it’s also the most expensive animated film made (to date).  Early on in the studio’s history, Walt Disney was keen on adapting classic fairy tales into new stories.  The story of Rapunzel was in development at the studio since the 1940s, but it was not until this past year that it finally made it to the big screen.  Tangled starts out with some back story.  Gothel (voiced by Donna …

Enchanted

Dan Movie Reviews

The last Alan Menken Disney musical was Home on the Range, a film I admittedly didn’t see. However, his past collaborations with lyricist Stephen Schwartz have been rather fruitful. So it was with some anticipation that I saw Enchanted, the romantic comedy from Disney that not only pokes fun at what a “Disney movie” is, but also branches between animation and live-action. After being “rescued” by Prince Edward (James Marsden), Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) plans to get married – after …