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Tangled, the Rapunzel story, took me a good 15-20 minutes to get into, I have to admit. The opening narration explained things to me like I was a child, and then I kept thinking her hair must've been so incredibly dirty trailing behind her like that. But soon after, I dunno, the second song, I found myself really digging it. Rapunzel is really a very quirky Disney princess, Zachary Levi's Flynn exudes infectious swashbuckling fun, and that horse, that horse is just hilarious. The cartoony slapstick is something you expect from the Looney Tunes, very entertaining, and the film gets quite dark at times. I don't think I've seen that much blood in a Disney cartoon before (though I admit, I haven't seen THAT many). Overall, the violence, action (at times, it's Rapunzel as Spider-Man, I'm not gonna hide that fact), humor and musical numbers are very well balanced, and the film creates a number of memorable characters. It goes way off the map in terms of the original fairy tale, but that's entirely to its credit. What fun!
makes me all god damn happy and shit
'Rapunzel' is the jumping off point for a modern irreverent & fun CGI animation; but it remains a Disney film at heart. 7/10.
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