Ice Princess Reviews
Trachtenberg is thoroughly believable, an unspoiled charmer. Her rise from clumsy girl to someone brimming with confidence and the author of one heckuva physics project, she's a pretty cool princess to root for.
The movie does have a strong sense of the special charisma and beauty of these young demons of grace who ride the thin line between dance and sport with unerring precision.
Harvard President Lawrence Summers recently touched off a firestorm by speculating on why more girls don't display an interest in science. He might consider Tim Fywell's Ice Princess Exhibit A.
OK, here's how we're going to do this: I'll describe the central characters in Disney's new ice-skating flick, Ice Princess, and you guess the plot. Multiple choice. Take your time. Be smart. Go.
Watching this week's world figure skating championships in Moscow, one wonders why the scriptwriters went to such artificial lengths. There's drama enough in the sport as it is.