It’s crazy to think that in a few weeks, Frozen will have been out for only 1 year, right!? With all it’s popularity and success, it feels like it’s been longer. But enough about Frozen, today I am going to give a review of Disney Animation Studio’s newest movie, Big Hero 6! I have been bouncing off the edge of my seat for too long waiting for Big Hero 6 to come out, and finally, on Friday ,I saw it… and it did not disappoint! After I talk about the movie, I am going to interview my friend Cheryl Davis who is an animator at Disney Animation Studios! Please enjoy this post and tell me what you thought about the movie in the comments. (This is a spoiler free review.)
Big Hero 6 is about a 14 year-old robotics genius named Hiro Hamada who lives in San Fransokyo. He meets a huggable robot that his brother invented named Baymax, a personal healthcare companion. Hiro finds there’s a villain at work in San Fransokyo, so he and Baymax must gear up and try to defeat him, with help from his friends Honey Lemon, Gogo, Wasabi and Fred!
This movie made me feel very excited and emotional. Many times, I laughed so hard it hurt, and other times, I cried a little… but then ended up laughing again. It also was one of those movies that I didn’t want to end, but I also needed to know how it ended! It was just so exciting, but I won’t tell you anymore. You have to experience it yourself. One of my favorite scenes is when Hiro has his first conversation with Baymax in his room. There is also a part when Hiro has to chase Baymax down the street…I love the way he walks it’s so cute and funny!
You don’t have to be into MARVEL or superheros to see this movie. It is about superheroes, but it’s more about friends. Some people might ask themselves “Is it going to be as good as Frozen?” but really you can’t compare them! It is amazing in it’s own way and a refreshing, different story. The characters are fun, creative, lovable and each of their powers fit them perfectly. My favorite characters are Hiro and Baymax because I love their relationship. They are smart, help each other out and are very funny! I also love Gogo and Honey Lemon.
The short before the movie is called Feast. It was heartwarming, adorable and will make any dog lover (and even a cat lover) melt! I literally experienced instant love when I first saw Winston the dog on the big screen.
Children and adults of all ages will fall in love with Hiro and Baymax and enjoy this movie! I also think that there are a lot of possibilities for a Big Hero 6 sequel… that would be really cool! Big Hero 6 is a must see, so go and check it out! (Be sure to stay until after the credits for an extra scene!!!)
I hope you liked the review, and now here is an interview with Cheryl Davis! I talked with her last year before Frozen came out but I wanted to ask her some new questions about this movie.
1. What was your role in making this movie?: I am a lighting artist!
2. How long did you personally work on the film?: A little over 4 months.
3. Who’s your favorite Big Hero 6 character and why?: It’s kind of a toss up between Honey Lemon and Baymax. I just love Honey Lemon because she’s so cute and positive, giddy and wears giant high heels all the time! And Baymax because he’s so cute and cuddly!
4. Which of the scenes that you worked on are you most proud of? (no spoilers): My favorite scene that I worked on is when Hiro cries for the first time… because that scene made me cry! The tears were really hard to do!
5. What’s your favorite part about making a movie?: I think watching it with my friends and family.
6. Did you get to meet any of the voice actors?: I did not, not on this one.
7. How is it working with Oaken… I mean Chris Williams?: (Laughs) He’s amazing, super talented and just a lot of fun to work with and really funny all the time! He and the other director, Don Hall, were really awesome.
8. What are you working on next?: So, the next movie I’m working on is Zootopia. I don’t know if they’ve released anything about that one, but it involves animals.
9. Favorite scene in the movie (no spoilers): I love the sequence when they fly. To me that’s the “Let It Go” of Big Hero 6!
10. Do you think that Big Hero 6 will be as popular as Frozen?: I think so! It’s a different market, but the whole MARVEL and superhero thing is pretty big, so we shall see this weekend!
(Character photo ©Disney. All other photos from the author’s personal collection.)
That’s it for today folks! I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again…you really should see this movie. Thank you Cheryl for answering my questions and A shout out to my beautiful sister Eve for the awesome drawing of Hiro and Baymax! But before I leave I’d like to ask you some questions:
Did you see Big Hero 6? Did you like it? How about Feast? Did you learn anything from my interview? Any other comments or questions? Tell me in the comments below, I’d love to know!
Thanks for listening and have a magical day! – Ruby 8:)
“On a scale from one to ten, please rate your pain” -Baymax
Ruby is a twelve year old Disney fan, and she credits her mom with starting her early love of Disney. In addition to her enthusiasm for Disney, Ruby enjoys singing and writing. She will be reviewing Disney-related topics that are of interest to younger Disney fans—and their parents and grandparents!