Time and Place of Saludos Amigos

12th April, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Time and Place of Saludos Amigos

There isn’t much to explain here; the film explains itself. The four segments take place in Lake Titicaca, Bolivia; Chile (and the Aconcagua mountain, Argentina); the Argentine Pampas; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As the film is based off of the Disney crew’s trip around Latin America, I place the film’s time as contemporary with […] Read More

Ten Things I Learned from Saludos Amigos

6th April, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Ten Things I Learned from Saludos Amigos

1. Horses can stand on two feet for a photo shoot. 2. Playing the flute forces a llama’s body to react against its own will. 3. You should send your child on a treacherous flight across the Andes if you can’t go because of high “oil” pressure. 4. Playing a video in slow motion doesn’t […] Read More

Disney Crosses with Politics: Review of Saludos Amigos

4th April, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Disney Crosses with Politics: Review of Saludos Amigos

This was the first film in the series that I hadn’t previously seen, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. I understood from reading around that it was going to have several clips rather than a single coherent plot, which helped prepare me a bit. I wasn’t expecting a narrator explaining things in a touristy […] Read More