Актеры: Glenn Close , Minnie Driver, Rosie O'Donnel
Описание: Номинация на «ОСКАР», Премия ЭННИ, Премия «ЗОЛОТОЙ ГЛОБУС», Премия «ГРЭММИ». Тарзан вырос среди горилл, в таинственных лесах, где не ступала нога человека. Враждебное царство диких животных долго не хотело признавать хрупкого мальчика. Вскоре на глазах у всех слабый малыш превратился в храброго юношу и стал быстрее пантеры, сильнее тигра, зорче орла. Но когда Тарзан становится настоящим королем джунглей, происходит неожиданная встреча, которая полностью меняет его жизнь
Рецензии: Rating: 10; Rating Explanation: "A must see for everyone with a serious or casual interest in film and anyone else who is not averse to or doesn't otherwise philosophically object to the genre."
Disney's latest animated summer film continues their streak of excellence that began with 1989's The Little Mermaid. The Little Mermaid, and every one of their summer movies ever since, has been a 10 in my book. At this point, it seems as if it's simply not possible for their animation departments to create a less than superior film (and of course, the majority of the pre-1989 animated films were 10's--even the sporadic output from the 60's through the 80's).
Like the rest of their winning streak, Tarzan puts the Disney touch on a well-known tale. That means they take a story of mythic proportions--a story charming enough in verbal form--and present it through animation where every frame is worthy of a place in the finest museums. This is all done with a distinctive, consistent style (amazing in itself considering all the artists who walk through Disney's doors) topped off with excellent scene construction, editing, a wonderful musical score, and the superb Disney "formula."
Sometimes Disney is criticized for not experimenting. That criticism doesn't hold water in general, though, as a great number of their films have taken risks. To be fair, the criticism is more aimed at the "formula," and it is true that they rarely deviate from this, but why should they? It defines their style to a large extent, and it works. All artists have styles--common elements that put their signature on all their work. This isn't a bad thing' it's the nature of art.
Knowing the Disney style as well as I do, I was actually a bit doubtful as to whether they could pull off a movie with Tarzan as its subject. My doubts were unfounded. For my money, the Tarzan tale has never been told as intriguingly or as emotionally gripping as it is here. Although I couldn't guess how they'd work it in, Disney's penchant for intelligent humor works wonders. I laughed a number of times, cried too many times for composure, and I was on the edge of my seat during many of the action sequences as well as the tense villain scenes.
The scenes of "Tarzan doing his Tarzan thing" were breathtaking. His movement through the jungle was complex and surreal--something I didn't expect, but it worked amazingly well. The motion is fast in these scenes, but never unclear. All the backgrounds are precisely rendered, the scenery registers faster than you think you can comprehend movement, and Tarzan rides the jungle like an "extreme cross-training" daredevil.
Tarzan extends many of the advances in animation that have occurred since computers have become more prominent in the field. We see real water artfully blended into the waterfalls, lakes and oceans" real trees" incredible 3-D modeling and more.
There are also a number of clever self-references. My favorite was Mrs. Potts on a table at the human explorers' campsite--complete with Chip at her side. Later on in this scene, there's a nice homage to the superb musical scenes in Jungle Book. And speaking of music, Phil Collins' songs fit perfectly, as well as being examples of some of his better work.
Although I have my preferences in Disney films--for instance, as much as I enjoyed Phil Collins' music here, or Elton John's songs in the Lion King, I prefer the Broadway/operatic sensibilities of Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame even more--they are all excellent and have a distinct flavor that makes comparison with one another misleading. Tarzan is just the latest installment in an incredibly consistent, high-quality body of work that is essential viewing for all serious fans of cinema, and essential viewing on the biggest screens and best sound systems you can get your hands on. Don't miss it