When Worlds Collide

Big Hero 6 is, ultimately, able to capture all traditional elements found in the superhero universe and use them in the building of something rather unique. All pieces are here: a tragic origin story, an unlikely source of power, a weapon of infinite destructive potential, a masked villain of unknown identity and hidden purpose, and plenty of otherworldly action. The added dash given by Disney’s firm grip on everything that is touching and emotional is the extra push that makes that structure soar high enough to make Big Hero 6 yet another gem on the company’s unbelievable string of stellar filmaking. If Big Hero 6 is representative of the Marvel and Disney collaborations we are set to see in the future, then – at least as far as fans are concerned – the Mouse’s investment will pay off quite nicely.

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Shinning Melancholic Light

That spiritual and non-natural undertow, however, is kept on the background during the movie’s first two earthly acts (her rural childhood and her sad life as a princess in the city), staying up and alive on viewers’ minds. On the last act, though, supernaturalism masterfully comes to the forefront, and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya comes together; it completes its journey towards a deserved masterpiece status.

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