Pocahontas Reviews

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August 15, 2019
This is a real woman's life. And now, the cultural event that is a Disney blockbuster has coopted that life.
May 8, 2019
It's just frustrating because they had an opportunity to take actual events and make them into a great movie.
June 8, 2018
Its comic characters are paltry; its villain is a bloated, harmless Captain Hook; and its story line is negligible as well as palpably silly.
October 15, 2012
It's hard to excuse the reconception of the eleven or twelve-year-old Pocahontas...as a statuesque supermodel, especially as kids don't need their stories to be hung on romance to deem them, err, shapely. [Blu-ray]
November 30, 2009
The film of the Disney Renaissance likeliest to elicit a shudder of dismay from all but the most maniacal Disney buffs.
September 2, 2008
September 2, 2008
All Disney has really done in its disappointing 33rd animated feature is revive the stereotype of the Noble Savage.
February 27, 2007
Why make a Disney cartoon and take all the fun out of it?
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
Pocahontas can't get stirred dramatically for political correctness, the finale will please nobody, and the songs are duff. That said, there are enough incidental felicities to pass the time pleasantly.
May 26, 2006
One of the most scattered of the studio's famed animated features.
July 22, 2005
June 30, 2005
April 23, 2005
True to the film's idealized spirit, directors Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg similarly fend off history.
December 18, 2004
February 10, 2004
October 29, 2003
August 21, 2003
Horrible. Racist. An affront.
June 25, 2003
November 26, 2002
October 29, 2002
...Belittles the true historical figure of Pocohantas by reducing her to the status of sexy Native American Barbie.
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