While it may not be top-tier Pixar, falling somewhere in the middle, “Onward” hits all of the required marks for success – from the trademark stunning animation to the instantly likable characters, and of course, its deeply moving emotional measures.
“The Call of the Wild” is a film aimed to entertain children, and it will accomplish its goal just fine. But for the parents stuck accompanying their kids to the theater, there isn’t much to enjoy.
When it comes to carrying on the tale of Anna and Elsa, “Frozen II” is fine, however, it does so in a way that’s devoid of any of the heart or purpose that made audiences fall for the story in the first place.
Despite the rave reviews it’s receiving, “The Kid Who Would Be King” never quite lives up to its lofty expectations.