Dinosaur

Dinosaur (2000) Directed by Ralph Zondag and Eric Leighton Synopsis Aladar is an Iguanadon who is raised by a family of lemurs after his egg is stolen from its nest by predators and abandoned on their island. When a meteor strikes and destroys their home, Aladar and his family must strike out onto the dangerous … Continue reading Dinosaur

Fantasia 2000

Fantasia 2000 (1999) Directed by Kevin Lima and Chris Buck Synopsis As in the original version of Fantasia, there are eight wordless animated sequences set to pieces of classical music.  One segment, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, returns from the original, along with seven new segments, all introduced by various celebrities. Production Notes When the original Fantasia … Continue reading Fantasia 2000

Tarzan

Tarzan (1999) Directed by Kevin Lima and Chris Buck Synopsis In the 19th century, a couple and their newborn son are marooned off the coast of Africa by a shipwreck.  Both parents are killed by a leopard, and a gorilla who’d recently lost her own child finds the orphaned baby and adopts it as her … Continue reading Tarzan

Mulan

Mulan (1998) Directed by Barry Cook and Tony Bancroft Synopsis When an army of Huns breaks through the Great Wall and invades Imperial China, the Emperor commands that every family must volunteer one man to join the army.  Since he has no sons, the elderly Fa Zhou, an army veteran now in ill health, prepares … Continue reading Mulan

Hercules

Hercules (1997) Directed by Jon Musker and Ron Clements Synopsis Seeking revenge against his brother Zeus for being forced to live in the Underworld, the Greek god Hades learns from the Fates that in 18 years there will be a planetary alignment which will allow him to overthrow Zeus and take over Olympus.  However, the … Continue reading Hercules

Pocahontas

Pocahontas (1995) Directed by Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg Synopsis In 1607, after a dangerous sea voyage, a ship carrying English settlers and adventurers arrives in what is now Virginia.  Led by the greedy Governor Ratcliffe, they are there ostensibly to build a new foothold in North America for the English crown, but also to … Continue reading Pocahontas

Aladdin

Aladdin (1992) Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements Synopsis Jafar, the evil Grand Vizier for the Sultan of Agrabah, has spent years searching for the fabled Cave of Wonders.  However, upon finally obtaining his goal, he discovers that only a special person, the “diamond in the rough”, is permitted to enter safely.  That person … Continue reading Aladdin