Over a decade ago, Ray Bradbury, the acclaimed sci-fi writer, conceived the idea of bringing to the screen a feature-length animated version of "Little Nemo," cartoonist Winsor McCay's turn-of-the-century comic strip about an imaginative boy and his many adventures in Slumberland. Despite
all the effort, time and energy lavished on LITTLE NEMO: ADVENTURES IN SLUMBERLAND by the excellent talents involved, it is, finally, a disappointment.
The film opens with the perky title character in his bed, dreaming away the hours. Nemo (voice of Gabriel Damon) is an innocent, pure-minded child blessed with a vivid imagination that plays havoc during his dreams. One day the ...