Frozen has been released to near-universal critical acclaim praising it as a long-awaited return to greatness for the Burbank studio of the Disney Company. Some reviews and analyses have touched on the film’s greater themes of feminism in light of the twin female protagonists and a dearth of traditional, patriarchal themes. While that may be true, there are other aspects that potentially undermine the Frozen feminist claim.
A short post today because I have to make a presentation on Social TV this evening, but if you have the time, you should definitely head over to the Go Get ’em Girls blog where The Productive founder Susan Godfrey has written a well-rounded and comprehensive post on strong female characters.
Naturally there’s a healthy dose of animation-related discussion included hence my recommendation that you go read it.