Walt & El Grupo Reviews

September 29, 2011
...a niche effort that has little to offer all but the most ardent of animation junkies.
December 11, 2010
An intimate, albeit uneventful, story filled with flashy graphics but not a lot of substance.
December 3, 2010
... less probing documentary than colorful press release for the paternal Disney...
November 29, 2010
This is the 'untold story.' And apparently there's not much more to tell.
October 30, 2009
The production values are first rate. But you will wait in vain to hear a good reason for this movie's existence.
October 18, 2009
A bland tourist souvenir, the equivalent of an authorized biography rather than an independent one.
September 11, 2009
A relentlessly upbeat vanity project destined for the Disney family archive.
September 10, 2009
The trouble is that there's no real drama here; Walt is painted as a kind, benevolent soul whose very presence gave a lift to the poor citizens and their dreary lives below the equator.
September 9, 2009
This Disney-sanctioned documentary on Papa Walt and company's 1941 visit to South America is a dull, dry bit of mythmaking.