An American Tail ★★½

By the time I was 14, when An American Tail was released, I was no longer watching much animation. I don't recall if this was a conscious decision on my part as some kind of statement of on-set maturity, or just that the mainstream animated movies and TV shows of that era were so shallow, unimaginative and overall crummy that they simply had no appeal to me. I was starting to watch "serious" movies around age 12, so An American Tail had little appeal to me beyond it's hit single "Somewhere Out There," which was, I think, a source of humor more than anything else.

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