Picks and Pans Review: Vacation Outings
updated 12/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/18/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST
THE BEAR At last! A Cub victory. Gentle Ben with a French accent, this live action tale directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud puts its ursine hero through some rough moments, but he finally gets the upper paw.
THE LITTLE MERMAID Move over, Cindy and Snow. There's a new classic Disney leading lady, Ariel, heroine of this bright, funny, animated musical.
PRANCER A mysterious reindeer appears on a farm, and before he can say, "You sleigh me," he's the ward of a little girl, the beguiling Rebecca Harrell.