The Pixar conquest of Disney—the ongoing effort by the new recruits from Pixar to change the Mouse House’s shallow culture of self-indulgence and self-esteem with something much more morally serious—has been an uneven battle up to now. But Frozen is an unqualified victory for Pixar’s morally serious and culturally edifying storytelling. . . .
This follow-up, on the song “Let It Go” from the movie, is also worth reading. The main flaw in Forster’s treatment, from my perspective, is that he offers no practical advice for parents who are almost as sick of hearing their daughters sing the song as we are of winter.