Zootopia looks to be a rather funny and charming animation, just as much of a visual delight as all past Disney CG animations…. Yes, including the abominable sh*t-stain that is Frozen.
Something that I think to be rather bizarre, however, is that the very first teaser released for the movie felt the need to explain the concept, as though it were so alien that it would otherwise frighten the kiddies: anthropomorphic animals.
Has it really been that long since such creations were mainstream that the idea of walking, talking cartoon critters would confuse present-day kids?!
I guess so. I can’t really think of any (good) modern-day animated cartoons that feature a fuzzy cast, and the only critter left in the world of video games is Sonic, who hasn’t been entertaining since 1994.
The damn things were everywhere when I was a kid. There was such saturation of the market that Disney had to start making up whole