Pixie comrades keep it cutsey pie
from Robert McKee’s stopwatch.
As ever, it would be nice if the fairies weren’t quite so wasp-waisted, but any film that prizes sisterly love so highly is to be commended. In Tink’s world, girls who like girls are trustworthy and girls who chase boys are idiots.
Never mind the petal frocks – we’re sticking with a Marxistfeminist reading all the way to the revolutionary denouement.
Unhappily for little boys who have already watched Rise of the Guardians twice, this is the only new animation for the Christmas season. Be brave, chaps.