Big Hero 6
Entertainment: +3
Acceptability: +2

Animated action comedy. Voices of: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Daniel Henney. Directed by Don Hall, Chris Williams.

FILM SYNOPSIS: A special bond develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax and prodigy Hiro Hamada, as they team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

PREVIEW REVIEW: Loosely based on a Marvel superhero comic book, this action-packed adventure is filled with a great use of animation and visuals, a spooky kabuki mask-wearing villain, and several tender moments that give the story poignancy and heart.

As with any superhero actioneer, the violence quotient borders the acceptability line if you are bringing little ones. While Baymax is a big loveable big-brother robot, be warned that certain elements of the film may frighten those who have yet to see a comic book brought to life.

The opening animated short Feast is lots of fun and the extra scene following the ending credits is an interesting tribute to comic creator Stan Lee (if you donít mind the very long credits list you have to sit through).

The young heroes fight evil with heart and brains rather than just super powers, and there are positive messages that include enduring the loss of a loved one, sacrificing for others, and the sanctity of life Ė even a villainís life.

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright
Distributor: Disney Studios

Crude Language: None
Obscene Language: None
Profanity: None
Violence: Comic book action adventure throughout; there is a death of a loved one in an explosion; lots of destruction.
Sexual Intercourse: None
Nudity: None
Homosexual Conduct: None
Sexually Suggestive Action/Dialog: None
Drug Abuse: None
Other: None
Running Time: 108 minutes
Intended Audience: Kids 8 and Up

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