Today, Disney announced they would be delivering 19 new 2D shorts that will be available on pretty much every platform they have. The concept is simple: each short will be set in an exotic location -- Santa Monica, New York, Beijing, Tokyo, Venice and the Alps are among them -- with a wacky situation Mickey must overcome. And in the first to arrive, "Croissant De Triomphe," we see Mickey in Paris on a quest to get some of the titular pastry for Minnie, who has run out of them at her café.
What ensues is a pretty tedious chase sequence that is rarely clever and it's undercut by Disney being unable to help themselves by smashing in a quick shot of the Magic Kingdom and Cinderella for the hell of it. Cross-pollinate! Guess you have to imprint those things on a young child's mind early, whenever you can. It's pretty laborious but we're sure devotees will a get a kick out of the aesthetics at the very least, which are pretty retro-future to some degree of success.