Throughout, the film tirelessly hammers home the point of being true to yourself.
It looks and sounds incredible on the new Blu-ray, though more adventurous viewers may yearn for some thornier supplements.
This joyous doc leaves us wanting to immediately seek out the incredible, sometimes unfamiliar music we’ve just heard.
The premise is so preposterous and shaky, it simply needs to be swept under the rug as soon as the film begins.
Fantasia and especially its eager-to-please stepchild Fantasia 2000 have never looked better.
It confuses knowledge of genre clichés with mastery of the same lame formulas they characterize.
The movie looks as though it was created in careless haste, and the print used on this 20th anniversary DVD indicates the movie has been archived in an even bigger careless haste.
George Cukor would have made us side with Eva Mendes and exposed Meg Ryan’s blather for what it is: over-privileged white noise.
A great Christmas present for Mom, unless of course she’s a “castrating Manhattan career bitch,” in which case you’ll want to opt for the pinecone vibrator.
As with so much of this muddled remake’s societal critique, the film’s satire is sloppy and vague.