Big Hero 6
First screened in December 2014
Directors: Don Hall and Chris Williams. Animated. Voice Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Daniel Henney, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph. Screenplay: Jordan Roberts and Daniel Gerson & Robert L. Baird (based on characters created by Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle).

Twitter Capsule: Adorable. Appealing heroes, unnerving villain. Appetite for invention. Detailed mise-en-scène. Mature emotional claims.

VOR:   Won't equal Frozen's receipts but comparably entertaining and a riskier departure from Disney's generic and stylistic norms. Open to multiple readings and cultural frames. Your move, Pixar.

Photo © 2014 Walt Disney Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Animated Feature

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Animated Feature

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