See more » ] "Just at that moment, the ugly little frog looked up with his sad, round eyes and pleaded, 'Oh, please, dear princess!Only a kiss from you can break this terrible spell that was inflicted on me by a wicked witch!
The Princess and the Frog finds the lives of arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana crossing paths.
Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by a conniving voodoo magician and Tiana, following suit, upon kissing the amphibian royalty.
I think this is the first time a Disney feature used, primarily, North American music styles like jazz, ragtime, southern gospel, and even zydeco.
Of course, like any great Disney feature; Princess and the Frog had it's signature musical number: the previously named "Almost There".
This has, especially, been the case the past 20-25 years.
Some of the same artists that worked on the more recent classics like The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast worked on Princess and the Frog.Yes, it seemed that all hope was lost for the Mouse and that anything original and thought provoking associated with the Disney name would have that cute little bouncing lamp right along side. This was a brilliant film, something truly worthy of Uncle Walt's iconic signature.Imagine my surprise when I saw The Princess and the Frog yesterday. This film had all the makings of a Disney classic: great story, great characters, great music, and of course, great art. credit for is their masterful art work in their features, even the less than stellar ones.Every song was thought out, appropriate for it's setting, and just..Kudos to Randy Newman, who will hopefully get an Oscar nomination (at least) for this film.'" I've said my share of disparaging words against the Walt Disney Company, and let's face it; they've put out more than their share of garbage over the years.