Just about everything in this lavish, animated feature is for the pigtail set. full review
[A] handsome, deeply felt, even more deeply reverent animated musical. full review
Overall this seems like a reasonable stab at an impossible agenda. full review
All Disney has really done in its disappointing 33rd animated feature is revive the stereotype of the Noble Savage.
Why make a Disney cartoon and take all the fun out of it? full review
Any damage such revisionist history may impose on young minds is offset by the honestly inspiring thoughts Pocahontas offers. full review
Disney's 33rd animated feature, and its first with characters based on real people, is a stunning movie with clever twists, vivid characterizations, insightful songs and a surprising harvest of revisionist history. full review
Disney deserves praise for raising the ante on its ambitions in animation. Next time, though, a little less civics lesson and a little more heart.
Adult viewers, spoiled by what has come before, may feel that this film, which relates the legendary romance between a chief's daughter and English adventurer John Smith in the New World, is more by-the-numbers than inspired. full review
As for the songs, they're guaranteed to keep your shoes glued to the floor
Imagine a cult Disney cartoon, for this may be it.
Taking advantage of the studio's breathtakingly intricate animation, directors Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg have breathed vitality into this, the fifth 'new wave' Disney animated picture. full review