Two new movies are out in theaters this weekend and they couldn’t be more opposite. One is Disney’s return to hand drawn animation and the other is Clint Eastwood’s latest oscar contender.
The Princess and the Frog
Starring: Anika Noni Rose, John Goodman, Keith David, Jim Cummings
Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements
Plot: A prince is cursed and turned into a frog and needs the kiss of a princess to turn back into a human.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 83%
Critic Consensus: “The warmth of traditional Disney animation makes this occasionally lightweight fairy-tale update a lively and captivating confection for the holidays.”
Starring: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Plot: Nelson Mandela tries to unite his people through the country’s rugby team as they try to win the World Cup in 1995.
RT Freshness: 77%
Critic Consensus: “Delivered with typically stately precision from director Clint Eastwood, Invictus may not be rousing enough for some viewers, but Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman inhabit their real-life characters with admirable conviction.”