Skip to Content. We're updating our reviews to better highlight authentic stories and accurate, diverse representations. See something that needs to be addressed? Suggest an update to this review. Kids see Mal wrestle with an uncertain identity, feeling expectations to act a certain way while her inner self leads her in a different direction. While she's not inherently wicked, she learns to acknowledge that her baddie past continues to influence her in ways that make her different from most of Auradon's residents, but it works for her. Strong themes of friendship, honesty, communication, and individualism.
Browse our picks. Title: Descendants 2 TV Movie When the pressure to be royally perfect becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula from The Little Mermaid, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the run-down town. Uma, still resentful over not being selected by Ben to go to Auradon Prep with the other Villain Kids, stirs her pirate gang including Captain Hook's son Harry and Gaston's son Gil, to break the barrier between the Isle of the Lost and Auradon, and unleash all the villains imprisoned on the Isle once and for all. Written by Disney Channel.
Common Sense says
Descendants 2 is an American musical fantasy  television film. Mal struggles with her new celebrity life as the girlfriend of King Ben, putting a spell on her hair making it blonde, and uncomfortably maintaining a princess-like personality. She confides her issues in her friends Evie, Carlos, and Jay, but they are content with their new lives in Auradon and do not wish to return to the Isle of the Lost. Evie scolds Mal for relying on her mother's spell book to solve her issues. Carlos, wishing to ask Jane to the upcoming Cotillion dance, turns to Mal for help with honesty.
I hate to say it, but I don't see this ending well. I am a non-Mormon woman married to a Mormon manвwhich seems to be a less common scenario in the LDS world. Dating a resident is hard - it was hard to realize that I can't come first, or even second, in this relationship right now. Plus there's a lot of things we didn't get taught growing up that are slowly coming out through the Internet. It MAY be true that she will not marry him unless he converts. Plus there's a lot of things we didn't get taught growing up that are slowly coming out through the Internet.