Tight Race for Best Song

Who knew that the Best Song category would turn into such a contentious mess? On the one hand you have the frontrunner, Idnina Menzel’s masterful Let it Go, which not only does everything a Best Song is supposed to do – thread through the narrative of the story,...
Posted On 12 Feb 2014

Snippet of Idina Menzel Performing Let It Go

There was a cabaret performance of the songs from Frozen – Broadway World got a snippet of it on video – alas, the rest appears to be not yet online.
Posted On 10 Feb 2014

Two Female Driven Films Kill at the Box Office

The box office powerhouse that is Jennifer Lawrence, and the brilliant marketing team (and great word of mouth) behind Frozen have driven the box office to a record breaking week. Why is it worth noting? Because both films are driven by female stories. Catching Fire is all about...
Posted On 02 Dec 2013

Frozen composers Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez

As we’re now in the heart of the holiday season, the major movie studios are rolling out the latest crop of “tentpole” movies, aimed at drawing family audiences to their films in the busiest movie-going days of the year. Disney’s latest offering, Frozen, hits theaters today....

In Praise of Frozen, Featuring Two of the Best Female Characters of 2013

It’s a bit early to begin making lists of the year’s best. Regarding two major films yet to be seen — American Hustle and Wolf of Wall Street — I’m going to bet that the most interesting characters in those films are the male characters. I could be...
Posted On 20 Nov 2013

Frozen Already a Phenom with my 15 Year-old

Last year it was Cloud Atlas that had entranced by 15 year-old daughter. Now it’s Disney’s Frozen, which she caught at a sneak screening a week or so ago. Her Facebook indicates she would be a great publicist for Disney.
Posted On 20 Oct 2013

New Trailer for Disney’s Wonderful New Animated film Frozen

Although I’m bound by an embargo and can’t really talk about Frozen, what I can say is that it is a film that smart young women will love.
Posted On 17 Oct 2013