Disney continues its recent series of direct-to-video sequels to its big-screen animated hits with POCAHONTAS II: JOURNEY TO A NEW WORLD, which is fairly well made by the studio's Japanese and Canadian TV animation units, but suffers from the usual defects of an uncompelling plot and weak
songs that add nothing but extra length to the proceedings.
In colonial Jamestown, the villainous British official Ratcliffe (voice of David Ogden Stiers) tries to arrest Capt. John Smith (voice of Donal Gibson) for treason and Smith falls off a roof and is presumed dead. Later, Smith's lover, the Native American Princess Pocahontas (voice of Irene Bedard)
goes to England to d...