Always intended to be an ongoing experiment in animation, Disney's "Fantasia," which stalled out after its spectacular first installment in 1940, has been reborn with a brand new gimmick -- the over-rated, four-story screens of IMAX.
Not a bad idea, I suppose, but the problem with IMAX has always been that (with apologies to Marshall McLuhan) the medium is the message. The quality of what's on the screen is always secondary to the fact that, boy, that's a really big screen!
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The film is almost half an hour longer than 'The Force Awakens'.
The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.