Raya and the Last Dragon

Raya and the Last Dragon ★★

Don't know what I was on when I initially gave this a 6/10. This movie is BAD. The score, animation, and a couple charming side characters can't save it. Its screenplay is insufferable and loaded with countless obnoxious unfunny quips, Sisu is the most irritating character in a Disney movie since the Rosie O'Donnell monkey in Tarzan, and the message about trust is genuinely irresponsible, not to mention beaten to death in increasingly unsubtle ways. The fact that Disney had the gall to release this the same year as Encanto is the most impressive thing about it; they really wanted their own "DreamWorks releasing both Shrek 2 and Shark Tale in 2004" moment, huh?

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