Disney’s latest movie, Moana, is an adventure film. It follows the titular young woman as she sails off to recruit the demigod Maui to help her save her people by restoring the heart of Te Fiti .
Moana is a beautiful film, with water that looks like water—no easy feat to animate. The hair looks great too. There’s also a lava demon, ship battles, a ghost manta ray, a glowing monster-world, and always beautiful scenery.
Then there’s Maui’s living tattoos. They’re so much fun and a lot of the humor in the film comes from watching him interact with his smaller tattoo-self. Continue reading “Moana—A Spirited Tale”