this song, from “Troll in Central Park” defined my childhood. I pretended I was her until… well… NVM, I still do.


Sometimes, revisiting childhood favorites is rewarding. Looking back, you can see how a piece of media you watched when you were younger has lasted the test of time, or how it shaped your current tastes. And sometimes, nostalgia glasses are rose-tinted, and rewatching something you used to love can remind you that sometimes kids like some questionable shit.

Sadly, such was the case when I sat down to rewatch one of the staples of my childhood, A Troll in Central Park. While the movie tries really hard to be cute, it’s easily one of the more unmemorable of the Don Bluth animated oeuvre.

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