In a break from usual Sunday morning screening traditions, Disney’s Frozen was preceded by a performance of one of its songs by Willemijn Verkaik, star of the West End’s Wicked. Which was quite nice. It was only a slight shame that the song had been playing over the Pa as we filed in, stealing some of Verkaik’s considerable thunder, but not to worry. Also before the film proper, we were treated to a Mickey Mouse short cartoon, which mixed traditional black and white animation with 3D trickery, which was fairly neat I guess.
The main feature is loosely based on Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen and apparently inspired by the scenery of Norway. It’s the tale of a pair of royal sisters,