Finally saw Frozen last night. We all loved it - but loved the 3D Mickey Mouse short even more!
It was particularly interesting as our nine year old son Hudson and five year old daughter Paradise love watching the earliest Mickey Mouse cartoons, Steamboat Willie (the first ever sound cartoon released - in 1928 - and the first Mickey distributed, though the third one made) and Plane Crazy (the first Mickey short, made as a silent but released after Steamboat Willie with a soundtrack added).
That they watch these early classics of animation on an iPhone or iPad seems apt, since Disney was such an incredible visionary and lover of new technology.
The new Mickey, Get A Horse, seems vintage...but it's not. All kudos to director Lauren MacMullen for creating a fabulously entertaining and technically stunning "new-old" classic.
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