Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Rise of the Guardians (2012)

Taking a different tack from its source material, holiday mascots in Rise of the Guardians are reworked into comic book style superheroes. You're really watching an Avengers of Holiday Mascots rather than a Holiday Mascot Movie.

Watch for: an interesting way to solve the Adult Audience Problem in a children's movie. As a plus, you'll have fun identifying, appreciating, and second-guessing the superhero trope and narratives that power this kiddie flick.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 21 November 2012.

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