All The Frozen 2 Easter Eggs You May Have Missed
The beginning starts with the same music as Frozen, the “Na na na heyana” from the song Vuelie.
While Elsa and Anna are playing with the enchanted forest characters, look for Baymax, Dumbo, and Monster Totoro from My Neighbor Totoroas made of snow.
Frozen is loosely based on the writings of Hans Christian Andersen. He gets a nod in Frozen 2 when Elsa’s father mentions getting a book by a new Danish author.
Young Anna is drooling while she sleeps. Somethings never change.
Mattea Conforti, who played Anna in Frozen on Broadway, is the voice of young Elsa in Frozen 2.
During Charades, Olaf changes into a Castle, Tea Pot (Mrs. Potts maybe, Josh Gad did star in the live action Beauty and the Beast), and Mickey Mouse.
Anna knocks on Elsa’s door 5 times in the same rhythm as before.
Hidden Mickey: While Elsa sings “Into the Unknown,” she manifests her power in a Mickey silhouette.
Bulda, the main female troll in Frozen and Frozen 2, shows up with Grand Pabbie. Look for a Hidden Mickey in the flowers on her head.
During the journey to the forest, the group passes by Elsa’s Ice Palace on the North Mountain. This is not the last time we will see the castle in the movie.
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During the road trip, Olaf passes the time with endless amounts of trivia he has learned. This is taken from the movie Jerry Maguire, in which Jerry and Dorothy patiently listen to Dorothy’s son go on and on with trivia.
While Elsa and Olaf sleep, Kristoff awkwardly tries to propose to Anna. He mentions thinking she was crazy when they first met to which she replies “you think I’m crazy?” in the same way Franny says it to Lewis in Meet The Robinsons.
When the wind spirit, Gale, is playing with Olaf, his snow lifts up like that infamous Marilyn Monroe moment.
Bruni, the fire spirit, is inspired by the canceled Pixar film Newt.
Anna recognizes Mattias based on his picture hanging in the palace. In Frozen, she talks about how she has memorized all the pictures and that she has started talking to them.
Kristoff’s boy band power ballad “Lost in the Woods” took a lot of cues from Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody.
Anna and Olaf are sent away in an ice boat. It looks similar to the one guests ride in Frozen Ever After at Walt Disney World.
As Elsa explores the snow memories, she cringes at herself singing Let It Go. Jennifer Lee has apologized to parents for the song and how many times we have all had to hear it.
Olaf’s death mimics that of Spider-Man in Avengers Infinity War, where he is given one last hug before he dissolves into snow. Thankfully they both return with innocent reactions to how/why they have been gone.
Frozen 2 Post Credit Scene: The post credit scene of Frozen 2 is a callback reference to the original post credit scene in Frozen, with a sprinkle of Frozen Fever thrown in. The Snowgies and Marshmallow are listening intently as Olaf recounts his latest adventure and ultimately arriving at the fact that they all are alive.
Remember Olaf flurried away because of Elsa dying, which also means Marshmallow and the Snowgies did as well. But yay, everyone is alive and well and ready for Frozen 3. Oh and Marshmallow is still proudly sporting Elsa’s crown.
Frozen 2 is in theaters now!
Frozen 2 is magical, full of the same joy and wonder that made the first film endearing to all. With intense themes and complex emotions, this Disney film shows itself to be unique, ultimately guiding us in how to deal with the inevitable, change.
Frozen 2 Movie Review
Frozen 2 begins with a flashback scene featuring Elsa and Anna’s parents telling the story of the Forbidden Forest and Arrendelle’s history with the people there. Then we find our characters in the present, living happily and secure in their kingdom. In fact, Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf are having a game of charades which shows you it is hard to beat a snowman who can change shape.
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Unfortunately, not everything is as serene as it seems. Elsa begins to hear a voice calling to her. Unsure of what or where it is coming from she tries to ignore it. Eventually she gives into it’s call and calls back to it, questioning what it wants from her. Meanwhile magical spirits drive the people of Arendelle out of their homes and to the cliffs. There Kristoff’s family, The Trolls, show up and warn Elsa, Anna, and the rest about what lies ahead. They must find the truth about the past.
Heading farther north than any have ventured, Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven, and Olaf follow the voice. They track it to the Forbidden Forest which is surrounded by an impenetrable mist. Fortunately it parts for Elsa’s magic and once inside they learn that in order to save Arendelle, the sisters will need to rely on one another, trust in themselves, and find out the truth behind Elsa’s powers and the history of Arendelle.
Unlike it’s predecessor, Frozen 2 takes a deep dive into big emotions and dark themes. It was a bit surprising how deep they went into the complex and mature themes but in true Disney form, they also showed children (and adults) how to cope with all those emotions. This included one of the more emotional musical numbers, “The Next Right Thing.”
Which brings up the fact that the music of Frozen 2 is stronger and more consistent throughout the film than in Frozen. In the original film, “Let It Go” was the big number with “In Summer” following. The rest of the score was decent but nothing amazing, especially when lined up next to Alan Menken’s Tangled music. This changes in Frozen 2, with Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez writing each song to be a standout and not just a filler.
If you have heard the buzz about Kristoff’s Song, it is well earned. “Lost In The Woods” and the animation that accompanies it, is 100% guaranteed to make even the most stoic audience member smile. In fact, I think that one in particular was made for those of us who have an affinity for 90s boybands.
The animation itself is absolutely stunning especially during “Into The Unknown.” If you thought “Let it Go” was animated beautifully just wait. The sceneries themselves give an added depth to the story. Whether it is mirroring sorrow, hope, peril, or joy, the world around Elsa, Anna, and friends compliment the dialogue and pull us deeper into the world of Frozen 2.
While there are often dark scenes and heavy feelings, there are lighthearted and joyous moments too. Disney has always been an expert at mixing those together in a way that allows us to experience big emotions while also giving us the path out of the gloom.
Related: Frozen 2 Post Credit Scene
The biggest lights in this film are not surprisingly Olaf, Sven, a herd of reindeer (including babies), and Bruni, the cutest salamander you have ever seen. If you thought Olaf was getting tiresome, Frozen 2 works its magic by utilizing Olaf’s brand of comedy without overdoing it. He’s back to being that lovable snowman from the first one, complete with a more mature outlook on life. One of my top 5 favorite moments of the film involves Olaf and his encounter with the people of Northuldra, I dare anyone not to laugh.
As if adorable animals weren’t enough, the keen observer will also note Frozen 2 is poking fun at itself. The film shows that these characters also got a little burnt out on the original and are ready to let it go. This all leads to hearty laughs from those of us who appreciate the sarcasm and side eye.
Frozen 2 is a solid sequel, that I might even argue is better than the original. For fans of the original, Frozen 2 is an enchanting return to Arendelle and the world beyond its walls. Even if you are new to the franchise, you will find yourself engrossed in the lives of these two sisters and their friends.
In the end, from the gentle way it helps children navigate the more complex aspects of life to the powerful music and gorgeous animation, fans are going to walkaway loving Frozen 2.
Frozen 2 is in theaters November 22, 2019
Is there a Frozen 2 Post Credit Scene?
Yes, there is a Frozen 2 post credit scene. It plays at the very end of the credits and there is nothing in between. This is not a Marvel movie. During the credits though, you are rewarded for sitting patiently with popular artists singing some of the songs from the film.
Panic! At the Disco sings Into The Unknown, Elsa’s power ballad and yes it is better that Let It Go. Not sorry. Kacey Musgraves brings her unique voice to All Is Found, the song is originally sang by Elsa and Anna’s mother. Finally Weezer, yes Weezer, brings their own flair to Lost in the Woods, Kristoff’s song.
Frozen 2 Post Credit Scene
If you stay for the end of Frozen 2 you will be rewarded by Olaf recounting what happened in the film. This time his captive audience consists of Marshmallow and the Snowgies inside Elsa’s Ice Castle on the North Mountain. Olaf finishes his story with “we all live.”
Is the Frozen 2 stinger worth staying for? To be fair I stay for post credit scenes and sounds (looking at you Avengers Endgame) no matter what but I know some moviegoers want to know if they are missing anything by not watching these post credit scenes.
For Frozen 2, the post credit scene is completely worth sitting through the credits. Not only do you get to enjoy 3 of the stellar sings from the film with new finesse, but you are rewarded with a scene that mimics one of my top 5 favorite moments from Frozen 2.
If your Frozen knowledge is level expert you may recall the original post credit scene from the first film. This one is similar to that one, ending with Marshmallow. But this time, all of Elsa’s snow creations are hanging together like one big happy family.
Frozen 2 is in theaters November 22, 2019
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Must Have Frozen 2 Dolls
Frozen 2 means new dolls, games, playsets, and fun! Plus with characters like Honeymaren, Mattias, and Nokk joining the group, Frozen fans have more toys than ever before and that is not a bad thing. My kids are both big Frozen fans and could not wait to open everything. Just look at how cute my Olaf is with the one from the Sledding Adventures pack!
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Right out of the box, my daughter could not wait to play with Elsa, Anna, and Nokk. Singing Elsa belts out her new power ballad “Into the Unknown” while Anna sings “The Next Right Thing.” Nokk does not sing but he is the coolest water spirit ever according to my kid. I will report back on how cool he is once we see the film.
I am digging her leggings/pants here, it reminds me of the Ralph Breaks The Internet Comfy Princesses. It looks like Elsa took the knowledge of yoga pants back to her kingdom. And if a Queen can rock them to freeze water and stuff then I can wear them to run to Target.
Speaking of Elsa and Anna, there are a variety of doll options to choose from. You can get them in their Arendelle fashions, sister styles, adventure collection, and more. It might be hard to pick just one or three.
When I was a kid, I would want one of each to properly act out every scene. Pretty sure I passed that sentiment onto my kids based on their negotiation tactics for new toys.
Sure Hasbro sent these for my kids and yeah they sell them in the kids’ section of the store but, no lie, I wanted to keep the sleigh and Sven (my fave) for myself. I got vetoed though. Whatever. See if I share any of my hot chocolate with them next movie night…
Okay fine this smile right here makes it worthwhile to give up the sleigh to my son. At least he promised to give me some turns with Sven the next time we play Frozen 2 together.
Here is our complete list of new Frozen 2 dolls and playsets with handy links for all those parents getting a jump on gift buying. Trust me, these will be selling out. Remember how the Frozen craze was last time around? It is about to level up!
- Frozen 2 Singing Elsa Doll
- Frozen 2 Singing Anna Doll
- Anna Sister Styles Doll
- Anna Arendelle Fashions Doll
- Elsa Arendelle Fashions Doll
- Frozen 2 Mattias Doll
- Elsa and Nokk
- Sledding Adventures Doll Pack
- Frozen Adventure Collection
- Frozen 2 Family Set
- Frozen Pop Adventures Elsa’s Bedroom
- Frozen 2 Honeymaren
- Frozen 2 Pop Adventures Series 1 Surprise Blind Box
Frozen 2 Games
Not only are there dolls for days, but Hasbro has also released some excited new games and toys to go along with the movie. Gather the family for game night and play Frozen 2 Monopoly, Frozen 2 Trouble Olaf’s Ice Adventure, or Olaf Bop It. Not to brag but I’m currently winning at the Bop It game.
Get creative with the Play-Doh Mysteries Frozen 2 Snow Globe Playset like ours or one of the other fun Play-Doh kits. That magical fountain set looks super cute by the way.
Where Can I Buy Frozen 2 Dolls and Games?
Whether they just want Singing Elsa, Sister Styles Anna, Mattias, or all of the characters, these new Frozen 2 dolls and games are going to be on every wish list, toy guide, and top picks list this year. You can find all these amazing Frozen 2 dolls and games on Amazon and Hasbro.com
Unboxing the NEW Frozen 2 Dolls and Toys
To see each toy up close and find out who was hiding in those super, awesome blind boxes watch our unboxing video.
Maleficent Mistress of Evil spoilers ahead!
Maleficent Mistress of Evil Easter Eggs You May Have Missed
Aurora gets engaged surrounded by creatures from the Moors. Many of them are creating a weeping willow type tree to provide her and Philip some privacy. This is similar to Kiss The Girl, where Ariel’s aquatic friends come together inside the weeping willow to serenade her and Prince Eric.
This moment is also a twist on the Once Upon A Dream sequence from Sleeping Beauty where Aurora’s animal friends stole Phillip’s clothes and led him to her. This time Pinto steals Aurora’s crown and leads her to Philip.
It’s not surprising they referenced The Little Mermaid, as that is typical for live action films to tease upcoming ones.
Entering the Kingdom of Ulstead, Disney Parks guests will recognize the look and feel of Fantasyland.
Aurora is seen wearing pink when she goes to have dinner with Philip’s family for the first time. She is also seen in blue, alternating between her two iconic colors. Make it pink. Make it blue.
Aurora’s pink dress also features the iconic Sleeping Beauty collar.
During the dinner the King is cursed by the same Spinning Wheel needle as Aurora from the first film.
Prince Philip suggests True Love’s Kiss as the antidote, and it’s clear that the Queen doesn’t love his father because one she scoffs and two it doesn’t work.
The Queen is having large stores of iron weapons and other nefarious things made in order to prepare for war against Maleficent and all the magical creatures left in the world.
As I mentioned in my Maleficent Mistress of Evil review, The Queen was obviously the villain from the very beginning. She wears a hood when she is sneaking around like the Evil Queen and Mother Gothel. She also has a pet cat like the Wicked Stepmother, and it’s even grey just like Lucifer.
Ingrith hits Maleficent with a poisoned pumpkin and Maleficent turns to dust like our heroes in Infinity War.
Aurora’s tears fall on Maleficent’s ashes bringing her back to life. This is nod to True Love’s Kiss in the original and Rapunzel healing Flynn by shedding tears of sorrow on his body after he dies.
Game of Thrones fans might have had flashbacks to the Red Wedding when the Moors creatures were trapped inside the chapel to be executed.
I Am Groot. One of the Tree Warriors of the Moors sacrificed himself in the church in a very Groot way. This reminded me of the first Guardians of the Galaxy when Groot encompasses his family to save them from the crashing of Ronan’s ship.
Hidden Mickey is found in Aurora’s headband during her wedding.
On her wedding day, Aurora is wearing a pink dress, then it is shown changing to green as the fairies argue. This mirrors the final scene of the original animated movie Sleeping Beauty when her dress changes from pink to blue again and again. It finally ends on blue with the fairies agreeing it’s a nice color with the blue flower representing their friend.