Jab’s Reviews: Dumbo & Bambi

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DUMBO (1941) Dumbo came on the heels of a couple of financial failures (Pinocchio & Fantasia), and so was one of the first Disney movies made “on the cheap”. However, this cheapness in animation allowed the directors to focus on acting rather than showing off fancy backgrounds, and so we got one of the more […]

Jab’s Reviews: Fantasia

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FANTASIA (1940) One of Walt’s big “Doing It For The Art” pictures, Fantasia was high concept even for the new art form of Animated Film (like, this is the THIRD Disney feature). Walt REALLY wanted to add some culture to the genre, and so did a series of shorts based around pieces […]

Jab’s Reviews- Pinocchio

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PINOCCHIO (1940): Written by: Carlo Collodi (original serial), Aurelius Battaglia, William Cottrell, Otto Englander, Erdman Penner, Joseph Sabo, Ted Sears & Webb Smith Pinocchio was the second Disney film produced, and now one of the most iconic, though like most of the post-Snow White canon, it initially failed at the box office due […]