Raya and the Last Dragon

Raya and the Last Dragon ★★½

like, yeah? the first 20 minutes of the script were reprehensibly bad, it improves but i'd never say it rises above functional. visually... good! well not the action editing, but overall, good! but the snippets of 2D really drove home how short changed i feel with this 3D era (which peaked with tangled). i think kelly marie tran does a solid job, especially since raya suffers from boring protagonist syndrome. awkwafina is... not up to voice acting i feel. all the support cast, especially captain boun, rule! i cannot speak to questions of representation but my friend reyzando can and you should read his thoughts here, here and here

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