Delorted's Movie Review of The Rescuers (1977)

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The Rescuers (1977)

Review - The Rescuers (1977)
Delorted - wrote on 01/28/08

When a note in a bottle from a little girl named Penny (Michelle Stacy) came into the hands of a group of mice called the Rescue Aid Society, Miss Bianca (Eva Gabor) was the first to volunteer. She, along with a janitor named Bernard (Bob Newhart), set off to save the girl in “The Rescuers.”

The “Rescuers” series has never been my favorite Disney work. I think both movies are off mark in one way or another. They’re both well done and somewhat groundbreaking in their own aspects, but I can’t see myself caring whether my kids ever see them like I do with a lot of other Disney movies.

The main problem I have with this one is the music. It’s horribly dated. The sort of music that’s in here is only heard in elevators today. I think it’s good music, but I don’t like it and I don’t even think it fits with the movie. It’s soft and mellow, which I believe contradicts the actual mood of the movie. It’s probably just me though.

“The Rescuers” just isn’t my thing I guess. You might enjoy it, and I recommend it to Disney fans, but I probably won’t be watching it much now that I’ve reviewed it.

Acting: 9/10
Writing: 7/10
Video/Editing: 7/10
Audio/Music: 6/10
Entertainment: 4/10

Final Score: 6.6/10

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