Jack Frost Reviews

April 17, 2019
This is definitely one of the best from the Rankin/Bass team.
December 1, 2018
Jack Frost features some marvelously cracked creations... but the 1979 special's fairy-tale structure and flimsy integration of Groundhog Day folklore make for a bloated, quasi-magical mess.
December 1, 2018
Nearing the absolute maximum threshold for strange, vaguely European mythical spirits and the dark magic they wield, "Jack Frost" is certainly more screwed up than it is festive.
December 1, 2018
It gets a little bogged down by its own insistence on worldbuilding, but if you make it to the final moments, you get one of the most moving things Rankin/Bass ever produced.
December 1, 2018
There's nothing inherently bad about the special, and it does have a number of entertaining songs.
December 1, 2018
Here's a special to show your kids if you want to teach them life is full of crushing disappointments.
December 1, 2018
The animators kept the borscht belt humor coming... in a fable that fits right in with the bedtime stories of Hans Christian Andersen.