Posted by: Amber Gartrell <Send E-Mail> Date: Sunday, August 11, 2002, at 1:35 p.m. IP Address: 188.8.131.52
When I first saw it I thought it was OK. Now that we own it I have learned to give it more credit. Disney worked real hard on this movie if you can't tell. I personally loved this movie. I love the music. I know it has been a long time since it was shown in theaters but I don't care.
I especially loved Frollo's number. The chanting did it for me. Even though he did kind of scare me, I liked it. I was impressed that Disney could do that. It was supposed to be scary, he's the villin for crying out loud. The book wasn't for kids so why did they think the movie would be any lighter. I like the fact that Disney tried something a little more adult. Actually, alot more adult according to Frollo's number.
Frollo is the ultimate villin. Even though he doesn't look like much, he's actually kind of appealing. He wasn't weak either. He took on Esmeralda who beat Pheobus of all people. He's human. It's like you can actually touch him. His gestures, his look, just great. He wasn't comical like the rest of Disney's mean team. He didn't have any sidekicks except for Snowball and Snowball was normal too. He was the only one who captured the time period for me. It was the era of religion. Do I have to spell it?
Tony Jay did a great job on Frollo's voice. Noone else could have done better, although I heard someone mention John Lithgow,(yeah right).
I am an artist in training. I loved Frollo's design. He was so real! He reminded me of Dracula/Nosfuratu or how ever it's spelled. My favorite feature of Frollo was his hands. I would love to draw him some day. It would be a challenge.
This movie rocked. So there! Suck on that non believers!