Pop Goes The Classics – Fantasia

On the third installment of the Pop Goes The Classics series looking at the Disney animated features, Andy Atherton & Mirandia Berthold look at 1940’s Fantasia. They discuss the many aspects of the film including the different animation styles; the pluses and minuses of each of the seven parts; how the animators visualize the music; the characters that are clear inspirations for later movies; the legacy of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice; the adult themes of some of the pieces; the scenes a bit too scary for younger kids and whether or not it holds up today.

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