Source Material of Fantasia

4th March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Source Material of Fantasia

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor – The animation has as much story as the title of the song does—none. It’s really just abstractions. The latter half has segments of light and violin bows flying around, but there’s simply not much to say about it. Nutcracker Suite – “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” story […] Read More

Ten Things I Learned from Fantasia

1st March, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Ten Things I Learned from Fantasia

1. Dropping grapes in a pool of water makes a hippo appear 2. People are most safe when Zeus is sleeping 3. Elephants can blow bubbles strong enough to lift a hippo into the sky 4. A magic hat glows when it is tempting others to pick it up 5. Ostriches, hippos, and elephants only […] Read More

My Take on Fantasia

28th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on My Take on Fantasia

Character I identify with: Stegosaurus – Having worked in customer service, I know what it feels like to get my head bit off. Element I wish would have been elaborated: The dancing mushrooms! They’re so awesome, but their segment is so short. Views on the villain: Chernobog is pretty must the baddest of Disney’s baddies. […] Read More

Classic Music Meets Classic Animation – Review of Fantasia

25th February, 2011 - Posted by DisAnim - Comments Off on Classic Music Meets Classic Animation – Review of Fantasia

Simply put, Fantasia is a different kind of movie. Growing up, I thought it was extremely boring. When I got into high school and was a member of the band, classical music was more interesting to me. The movie wasn’t so bad then. All these years later, I wondered if my viewing would revert to […] Read More