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Beautiful animation in service of a story-by-numbers, Disney delights while following a familiar pattern of narrative.

Structure: 3/5 | Entertainment: 4/5

Insanely beautiful animation and imaginative songs in service of a pedestrian story, Moana enchants the senses while not giving much for us to remember. Adhering strictly to form, this latest from Disney Feature Animation fails to surprise in its telling of one girl's journey to stand up against tradition as she finds her own unique place in the world.

Kind of like the Star Trek movie from 2009.

That's right. Disney's Moana...

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