I make ‘favorite performance’ lists every year, and I get that these lists, more than the rest, are the most subjective one can make. Because it’s really about what you see in each performance and what you respond to; There’s no objective way to truly rate a performance as better than another. With whole films, it feels easier to make that distinction. So with these lists, I’m just gonna focus on some performances from the decade that I really, really enjoyed, and the goal here is just to shout them out and maybe get some people to watch the films if they hadn’t or reevaluate each of the performances the next time they watch the films.
These are my favorite directorial efforts of the decade: (more…)
135. “I’ve Got a Dream,” from Tangled
Overall, the songs in Tangled aren’t as great as other Disney films, but they’re also pretty underrated. This is a fun one. Rapunzel goes into a bar with scary dudes and you assume they’re all thugs and killers, but of course they’re all secretly softies who like to sing and dance. It’s a fun bar song that has shades (very, very light shades, but it’s hard not to be reminded of it) of “Gaston.”