It is Christmas Eve, and the Stahlbaum family is happily unwrapping their Christmas gifts. After all the merriment, seven-year-old Marie receives a very special gift--a mysterious ... See full summary »
After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Dame Diana Rigg (TV's "The Avengers"), Billy Barty ("Willow") and Sarah Patterson ("The Company of Wolves") as Snow White star in this feature-length, live-action, musical version of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.
The dam where Thumbelina and her father live is breaking due to the rising waters in the nearby pond. Father worries that when spring comes, the melting snows will rise the water higher ... See full summary »
Young boy Mowgli, who was raised in the jungle by animals, must decide whether he belongs to the jungle or the human world as well as confront the villainous tiger, who's threatening the wolf pack that adopted him.
Enter the spellbinding realm of a pretty princess, a scheming queen and seven funny little big-hearted fellows in this brilliantly animated retelling of the timeless fairy tale classic "... See full summary »
You must flee. Run, far as you can; go!
But what about you? If you disobey the queen...
Run, I say!
I shall never forget you, huntsman.
Nor I you, princess. Now quickly, you must go. And never return.
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All Golden Films and Jetlag Productions films released by GoodTimes Entertainment on DVD in 2002 and 2003 were edited with a new animated opening logo of "Children's Classics." The animated montage only featured characters from Jetlag Productions' films. See more »
I do like Jetlag's output in general, they are cute, entertaining animations that may have limitations(some same, some different) but even at their worst they are watchable. As far as Jetlag animations go I do prefer Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Magic Gift of the Snowman and Heidi but found myself disappointed for example in Alice in Wonderland. But this Snow White is still a nice version. Though it does have a couple of debits, for example I never could stand the Prince, definitely the most embarrassingly ridiculous male heroic character of the Jetlag canon and his corny dialogue provides some unintentional humour. The animation is a mixed bag for me, the facial expressions are much better than in Alice in Wonderland and there are some vibrant moments, but there are also instances where the colours could be seen as too warm and occasionally perhaps a little crude. However, the story is closer to the fairytale than Disney's(which is one of my all time favourites and I do admit I prefer it), including all of the Queen's attempts to kill Snow White, and is very charming. There is some lovely messaging such as to do with love and dreams, and the songs are sweet and catchy, my favourites being A Little Bit of Magic. The dwarfs are adorable and zany, Snow White in a way is kinder and more sympathetic than Disney's and the Queen is beautiful and imposing, even scary in her three guises. The voice acting is solid enough. Overall, I like this version, not my favourite by all means but a worthy entry in an entertaining series of low-budget animations. 7/10 Bethany Cox
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