Aug 26, 2021
Finally, Disney gives us a princess that truly breaks the mold.
Aug 18, 2021
It's a deeply moving and beautiful film that celebrates it's main character, her culture and her self-empowerment... but she could have been a lot more meaningful and authentic if she reflected and honored a specific Pacific Island culture.
Aug 17, 2021
Better than Finding Dory but not quite reaching the level of Zootopia, the latest Disney animated effort of 2016 adheres pretty much to the formula we've come to expect in recent years from the storied studio.
Feb 3, 2021
Best of all, you have a new style princess, one who looks to the future while paying homage to the past.
Jan 2, 2021
With everything you expect of Disney, Moana has the magic to instantly solidify itself as a Disney classic.
Dec 5, 2020
The look of the film is one of the first elements to astound.
Jul 11, 2020
People can poke fun at the 'Disney Machine' all they want, but when they're on their game they're on their game.
Jul 2, 2020
Moana would be a positive addition to popular media, but in the current sociopolitical climate, it feels downright vital and indispensable.
Jun 27, 2020
Moana is a beautiful animated movie that reminds us that the magic of Disney movies have always stays on over the years. [Full review in Spanish]
Apr 28, 2020
Its animation style is warm, inviting and features a lush color pattern that suits its Polynesian roots; it's characters are charming and full of personality; and the songs are soaring and catchy while being inspirational and funny.
Feb 4, 2020
Moana brings hope to our young ladies. This Disney princess (who doesn't see herself as one), responds to a strong testament that you don't need a man to be strong woman.
Jan 15, 2020
Moana is one of the most gorgeous pictures Disney has ever produced. Nevermind the onslaught of stunning technical achievements... Moana is a brilliantly designed animation.
Oct 31, 2019
Something new to the animation is the shimmer brought to the ocean, compounded with creating a sense of a solid yet fluid compound like liquid mercury with the added luminescence. A visual stunner.
Aug 20, 2019
The absence of unnecessary romance, the limitation of the comic resource, the claim of the self-sufficient woman as an exemplary figure are necessary variations to the dogma. [Full Review in Spanish]
Jun 25, 2019
Moana was scientifically designed to be of mass-appeal, which isn't to say its quest for inoffensiveness has gone smoothly.