Fantasia 2000 Reviews

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November 16, 2009
The rest of these animated sequences depend on gimmickry, cuteness, or facile ideology.
September 7, 2008
It provides some fine artists the chance to stretch and frolic, even as it reminds today's audiences of animation's limitless borders.
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
This must be the most belated sequel the movies have produced.
March 22, 2002
As with the original Fantasia, the new film is a mixture of artistically respectable and mediocre moments, which for overall ambition and range, has no parallel in the world of contemporary animation.
August 8, 2001
It's not that the images aren't pretty, or that great care hasn't gone into them -- it's that the sensibility behind them is so icky, limited in its conception of beauty to picture postcards and the sort of paintings you see in chain hotels.
March 21, 2001
Whatever its flaws -- from kitschy cupids to racist centaurs -- at least the first Fantasia had a human touch. The sequel seems cold and mechanical by comparison.
May 7, 2019
It's a clip show not a concert.
September 20, 2013
balance in animation styles
November 23, 2011
Overall, though, I didn't find it particularly satisfying
April 15, 2011
December 25, 2010
Although magnificent and filled with imagination, Fantasia 2000 doesn't hold up as being particularly ground-breaking or innovative.
December 24, 2010
Delightful, but may scare more sensitive kids.
December 10, 2010
A worthy successor to the original concept, allowing the next generation of animation talent to cut loose. [Blu-ray]
December 5, 2010
The bonus features, or lack thereof, are a bummer, but Fantasia and especially its eager-to-please stepchild Fantasia 2000 have never looked better.
December 5, 2009
A lightweight affair... Despite some momentary flashes of brilliance, this is no successor to the great Fantasia.
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
Fantasia/2000 will no doubt become a Disney perennial, but that does not by definition make it a classic.
September 7, 2008
Like its predecessor, Fantasia 2000 offers a plotless string of beautifully animated vignettes set to music; unlike its predecessor, it's a good deal shorter and far less tedious for it.
July 14, 2007
This new installment perhaps aims slightly lower than the original.
February 24, 2006
This new Fantasia corrects some of the flaws of the old movie, but generates some new flaws of its own.
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