In the direct-to-video sequel to 1995
The 1.85:1 animated picture is not anamorphically enhanced and exhibits a picture that will surely please its young audience. Colors are rich and vibrant and the animation is quite sharp throughout. The picture is solid, with no distractions. (Suzanne Hodges)
Like other Disney DVD movies made direct-to-video, the Dolby
WSR DVD-ROM Review
DVD-ROM Enhancements Rating:
For such a great looking main menu, this title does not have much available only for DVD-ROM users. In fact, the only thing that is available solely for us is software demo, and a free two month membership offer for Disney's Club Blast. Everything else is available on the DVD-Video side of the disc, and is really only links pointing there. These features are a Read Along, a Trivia Game, and the Magic Artist Demo. The Read Along sends you to a feature where you can read the story of the film. This section is laid out like a book, and looks wonderful. You can read along with Max, or by yourself. The Trivia Game asks you 16 questions about the film. There is no prize for answering them all correctly. The Magic Artist demo is a pretty neat little piece of software, but has extremely limiting functionality. It allows you to draw shapes and freehand, as well as place pictures of the Disney gang onto your image. When playing the movie from the PCFriendly software, it loads straight to the DVD-Video main menu, which works well using your mouse. I am pretty disappointed with the features available with this title, but what is here is great for younger children. The read along is a great feature, and the Magic Artist demo is fun, for a short while anyways. (Danny Richelieu)
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