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Fantasia 2000

Genre: Animation

Reviewed In Issue 46 (Mar 2001) Of Widescreen Review®

Steve Martin, Itzhkak Perlman, Qunicy Jones, Bette Midler, James Earl Jones, Penn & Teller, James Levine & Angela Lansbury With The Voice Talents Of Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo & Russi Taylor

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating: 5
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Critics' Composite Score: 3.5
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Special Features
Includes a lovely introduction by Roy Disney that briefly traces the history of the Fantasia films. There are two audio commentaries to choose from: one with Roy Disney, James Levine and producer Don Ernst, and the second with the film

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Walt Disney Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 19571
(MPAA Rating): G
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(Retail Price): $29.99
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 74
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1999
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 11/14/00
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): Pixote Hunt, Hendel Butoy, Eric Goldberg, James Algar, Francis Glebas, Ga
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Story Synopsis:
The sequel to Walt Disney

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 1.85:1 digital-to-digital Fantasia 2000 exhibits image quality that is absolutely breathtaking, exhibiting sharp and detailed animation with an excellent sense of dimension. Fly above and around a group of humpback whales breaching in the clouds in the "Pines Of Rome" segment. Minor edge enhancement is noticed in "Rhapsody In Blue," but otherwise, the simple animation is intriguing. The "Piano Cocerto No.2, Allegro, Opus 102" segment is revealing of excellent "shadow delineation" as well as excellent detail. While the humorous "Carnival Of Animals, Finale" exhibits more simple animation, colors are rich and vibrant. Viewers will be completely engulfed by the beautiful images and fantasic detail in the "Firebird Suite

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