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Descendants: The Royal Wedding

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Cute wedding special suffers from poor animation.

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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

Disappointing Movie.....

It is disappointing, honestly. My kids LOVED the Descendants movies, and this is a bad rip-off representation. Do not recommend at all.

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This special has a short window of time to scratch a couple of itches. Ben and Mal are getting married-- and any Disney franchise wedding has got to be over the top: there's royalty involved, after all. But these royals are different-- there are villians in the mix, who are trying not to be horrible. That's a lot to pack into twenty-two minutes.

Though the voice acting in Descendants: The Royal Wedding is lovely, and the short script pretty compelling, the animation is sub-par. There are old-school Scooby Doo shows from the 1970s that boast better animation than this Disney installation. And if the franchise is trying to bring jerky, lo-fi effects back into vogue, they have set the bar pretty low. Fans can close their eyes and get some rewards from the great musical number at the end, but parents will wonder why there's such dissonance between the high-quality voice acting and the womp-womp visuals.

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