Disney has never before unleashed an animated character like the helium voiced Stitch, which makes Lilo & Stitch the most refreshingly out-of this world film from the House of Mouse in quite a while. Full of anarchic humour and stuffed to the basin with Elvis Presley songs, it tells the moving story of an extraterrestrial scientific experiment gone awry, leaving mayhem and destruction in its aftermath. All this occurs in Hawaii, to boot, where Stitch proves to be the answer to one solitary woman’s prayers. Lilo, a new woman, lives with her loving, but overwhelmed older sister, Nani. Lonely Lilo is anything of an outcast, with a love for the King along with a penchant for mischief.
What she gets is Stitch, a.k.a. Experiment 626, who escapes his designers and crash lands on our world. His maker, Jumba, and a land expert alleged, Pleakley, are dispatched to recover him. Lilo finds him first in a dog pound along with embraces him. Her ill fated efforts to tame the beast come at a time when a threatening social worker provides Nani only 3 days to shape up the family untidy life or lose guardianship of Lilo. As much as it subverts the time honored Disney formula, Lilo & Stitch is refreshingly old school. For the 1st time since Dumbo, the animators used watercolors for the backgrounds.
Likely the most satisfying Disney animated features in latest years, it matches Aladdin, Hercules, along with the surprise hit The Emperor’s New Groove for absolute fun. The DVD version may have you all shook up with music videos of Elvis classics, deleted scenes, along with people hilarious commercials wherein Stitch wreaks havoc on such Disney icon as Ariel along with Belle along with the Beast. One of Disney’s most quirky and imaginative animated features, Lilo & Stitch plays like an antidote to the calculated, by the numbers feel that permeates even the best of the studio’s latter era films. Refreshingly free of demographically determined elements, Lilo & Stitch is lively entertainment that manages to integrate themes of family, loss, and redemption without being overly didactic or sentimental. The film also generates frequent laughter without leaning too seriously on the self aware jokiness along with throwaway pop culture recommendations popular with a lot of its modern animated features. Instead, humour emerges from the distinctive characters of Stitch, an anarchic along with destructive space alien, along with Lilo, a mischievous young woman who finds her match in Stitch.