Fantasia 2000 Reviews

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September 29, 2020
While this update is still a masterful achievement of sound in animation, it doesn't quite match the power of the first feature.
July 6, 2020
If "Fantasia" represents the "2001: A Space Odyssey" of Disney animation, consider "Fantasia 2000" its "2010" - a workmanlike sequel that still has stunning moments but hardly approaches its forefather.
September 20, 2013
balance in animation styles
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, 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
It provides some fine artists the chance to stretch and frolic, even as it reminds today's audiences of animation's limitless borders.
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.
January 26, 2006
This must be the most belated sequel the movies have produced.
December 6, 2005
The IMAX presentation of this millennial sequel is a welcome addition to the family, though it seems to lack the heart of the original.
May 14, 2003
A roller-coaster ride of energy, utilizing incredible animated imagery, elegant classical music and state-of-the-art technology.
February 8, 2003
My only complaint is that it was over too soon.
December 3, 2002
It is a reminder that, after all these years, memories of the first Fantasia can still conjure magic in the mind.
June 17, 2002
In Fantasia 2000 a simple spell is rediscovered: elegant storytelling, masterful animation and timeless music make movie magic.
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.
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