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Not Your Granny’s Fantasia

Fantasia 2000 – The idea of updating Fantasia with new segments was thrown around ever since the first one came out, but it wasn’t until several decades later that they began to actually take form. This was actually my first … Continue reading

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Birds of an Element

The Thunderbird and Firebird are probably best known today as types of cars, but both have their origins in folklore and mythology. I tend to pair them mentally, despite the fact that they come from myths originating in totally different … Continue reading

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Fantasian Studies

Disney’s third full-length animated feature is a departure from the two full-length fairy tale adaptations that preceded it. Fantasia is, as I’m sure you all know, a series of cartoons set to classical music, played by an in-house orchestra. The … Continue reading

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