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Moana (film review) *contains spoilers*


Film: Moana
Year: 2016
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Directed By: Ron Clements, John Musker
Starring: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
About: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKFuXETZUsI

My Review:
Having seen this movie loads of times before and being a fan of Disney I was so happy to give this another watch and review it. This is a film in which I always enjoy, makes me laugh and has songs in which I always find myself singing along to.

I love that this film has the traditional Disney set up however has the girl as someone who is in charge and tying to save her people by going to the Gods and putting the heart back. I love that this has her having to find out the true history of her people in order to understand why it is so crucial for her to go and find the Demigod and how to help save her people from dying of starvation now that her island's life is starting to rot. I do think that the chicken in which is rather stupid is rather funny and he is one of my favourite characters and does make me laugh with just how much he doesn't realise what is really happening around him or what he is doing. The music as well within the movie is really catchy and very easy to get stuck in your head, making you sing along. Having the ending of the movie where Maui realised why the lava monster was coming after him and his past as well with him being born human was something I thought brought a lot of information about the character and helped the audience more connect with him. Having the heart of the land being taken and that was why the land was dying I thought was a really good touch and highlights how people need to look after the Earth or it will disappear and die around humanity.

Overall, Moana is a great Disney film and one that I will watch again and again. I really hope that they make more like this as it is one in which I really enjoyed and one of my favourites from them in recent times. I would recommend this film to those who are a fan of Disney, animated movies and people who are looking for a film in which the whole family can watch and enjoy. This is definitely a film I will watch again.

My Rating: 5/5 

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