Lilo & Stitch director felt "frustrated" by praise for Frozen's central sisterhood: "We did that!"
Listen, Lilo & Stitch co-director/writer Chris Sanders loves “Let it Go” and all. But when it comes to the fanfare around Frozen’s central sisterhood, Sanders says it bothers him when people celebrate Frozen for breaking down barriers he feels Lilo & Stitch crossed years ago.
“To be clear, I think Frozen’s great,” Sanders tells The New York Times as part of a 20th-anniversary retrospective on Lilo & Stitch. “But it was a little bit frustrating for me because people were like, ‘Finally, a nonromantic relationship with these two girls,’ and I thought, ‘We did that! That has absolutely been done before.’” Sounds like a thought we’ve had at The A.V. Club before.
Lilo & Stitch centers around a young Hawaiian girl, Lilo, and her older sister, Nani. The pair, orphaned …
More on: www.avclub.com