If something about this animated children's film screams "direct-to-video," congratulate yourself on your intuition: It was originally scheduled to be a 1999 kidvid release. Stiffly animated and featuring uninspired songs and the kind of clueless character designs that find contemporary men wearing big, organ-grinder mustaches, this adaptation of E.B. White's classic novel doesn't even live up to the Hanna-Barbera CHARLOTTE'S WEB, let alone 1999's STUART LITTLE. Trumpeter swans Mother (voice of Mary Steenburgen) and Father (Jason Alexander) welcome their three new cygnets into the world. One daughter showcases a good voice; the jazz-savvy dad names her Ella. The othe...