It should come as as no surprise to any observers of the film-making process (particularly original stories) that what actually ends up on the screen is a result of a series of edits, evolutions and adjustments to the original story of a film.
It's the worldwide, runaway, Oscar-winning smash that shows no signs of losing popularity. Loosely based on "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen, "Frozen" is the highest grossing animated film of all time.
The lyrics of "Let It Go" are empowering and positive. They speak to making tough changes and coming out whole. "Let It Go" is an anthem for anyone who's seen struggles and survived. The lyrics resonate while seemingly bringing out the Beyoncé in all of us.
Jumping at one's own shadow is a perfect metaphor for living with post-traumatic stress disorder. A darkness that sets up permanent camp in your peripheral vision and won't go away, no matter how much sage you burn, or how many gods you pray to.
My name is Ryan Black, and I was sexually abused as a child. It's been 20 years since I first admitted that to myself out loud and first to my mother. For me it was the first step down the slippery slope of healing.
If something about Frozen is bothering you, I think you know what I'm about to say: Please, for the sanity of moms everywhere who can't handle another analysis of Frozen, let it go. Let. It. Go. LET IT F%^&ING GO.