Unlike the red balloon that Pooh follows through much of the running time, Marc Forster’s film lacks lightness.
In The Lion King, spectacle dominates meaning to frequently reductive effect.
The snappy and simplistic prologue proves the filmmakers aren’t so much interested in reinterpreting Romeo and Juliet, but strip-mining it for its elemental parts.
Princess and the Frog only intermittently delivers on its promise of glitzy and glamorous Princess bliss.
If this 10th Anniversary Edition of The Tigger Movie is remembered in the future, it’s for introducing a new generation to the music of Kenny Loggins.
After last year’s Return to Neverland, Disney continues to trick audiences into seeing its straight-to-video titles on the big screen.
The ending is a bit pat, though the film’s simple truths about the nature of family and friendship will give young children something to chew on.