I have to say that I was so excited to be apart of the press screening to go see this movie before it came out and let me say it was AMAZING! We all know by the description and the trailer the movie is all about Yi, Jin, and Peng’s adventure in making sure Everest gets back to his home and back to his family. But until you see the movie you don’t see everything else.
Let’s start with the main character Yi. She loses her father and with it her chance of traveling across China with him like they had planned. Everyday she picks up little jobs all day long to make money so she can save money to take that trip one day, which keeps her busy and out of the house. Her mom and grandma worry about her because she is never around and Yi doesn’t realize just how much they are affected by it & how much she appreciates them until after the adventure.When Everest escapes from Burnish he ends up on the rooftop of where Yi lives and where she keeps a roadmap with pinned with postcards her Dad saved of the places they would visit. Everest remembered every postcard and made sure on their adventure to get him home Yi got the adventure she dreamed of as well. Everyone looked at Everest and automatically got scared but not Yi. She saw the lost child who was scared and just wanted to be home which made Everest love her more. Their relationship just goes to show we should never judge a book by its cover.
Then there’s Peng. He was all about his phone and taking selfies that he wasn’t even paying attention to the world around him. His life was about how other’s percieved him as and it wasn’t until he watched Yi and Peng ‘take the leap’ to save Everest that he took the leap too. It still took him awhile to realize that there was more to life then just his phone and social media but when he does it makes you realize just how much social media effects people now and days.
My favorite thing about this movie isn’t just the inspirational aspects of it but the lessons you learn. Just as there are so many ‘belly laughing almost pee your pants’ moments at the same time there are sweet and sad moments that just make you think. I know it made me think. Watching Yi get her adventure just reminded me of how much I have let so much distract me from what I want out of life. This movie was very inspirational, it is defientely a ‘must-see’ DreamWorks Production!! There is so much more to this movie then when I have said but I’ll let you find it out all out when you watch it!
Release Date: September 27, 2019
Rated: 3D Comedy-Adventure
Cast: Chloe Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Albert Tsai, Eddie Izzard, Sarah Paulson, Tsai Chin, Michelle Wong
Written and Directed by: Jill Culton
C-Director: Todd Wilderman
Writers: Lee Eisenberg & Gene Stupnitsky
Producers: Suzanne Buirgy, Peilin Chou
Executive Producers: Tim Johnson, Frank Zhu, Li Ruigang
Co-Producer: Rebecca Huntley
DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s co-production Abominable takes audiences on an epic 2,000-mile adventure from the streets of a Chinese city to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes.
When teenage Yi (Chloe Bennet, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, she and her friends, Jin (Tenzing Norgay Trainor) and Peng (Albert Tsai), name him “Everest” and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth.
But the trio of friends will have to stay one-step ahead of Burnish (Eddie Izzard), a wealthy man intent on capturing a Yeti, and zoologist Dr. Zara (Sarah Paulson) to help Everest get home.
Abominable is written and directed by Jill Culton (Open Season, Monsters, Inc., Toy Story 2) and produced by Suzanne Buirgy (Kung Fu Panda 2, Home). Peilin Chou of Pearl Studio also produces. The film is executive produced by Tim Johnson (Over the Hedge, Home, ANTZ), Frank Zhu (Checked In, Lotus Code) and Li Ruigang (Kung Fu Panda 3, The Taking of Tiger Mountain) and is co-directed by Todd Wilderman (Trolls, The Croods).
Abominable will be released by Universal Pictures worldwide beginning September 27, 2019. In China, the film will be distributed by Pearl.