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An improvement over the 1995 original, this quasi-sequel mixes adventure with humor, fun performances, and a canny understanding of late 1990s-style video games.
This waterlogged product is an example of lazy writing and direction with a vague hope that perhaps the involvement of The Rock will attract viewers.
“Dumbing down” was coined for productions like this: big, splashy, testosterone-fueled monstrosities.
If "Moana" seems like a throwback to the animated Disney films of the late 1980s and early 1990s, it’s not a coincidence.