Moana (2016)

Beautifully animated, buoyant in fresh characters + voice acting, and important in Polynesian cultural representation and impowering message, Moana is one of Disney/Pixar’s best films. 8.7/10.

An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity.

Official CLC Score: 8.7/10