Bart, Lisa, Maggie, Homer and the rest of “The Simpsons” introduced us to an interesting concept way back in season 2 with the “Treehouse of Horror.” The very first edition featured Homer listening to his kids telling scary stories in their treehouse. It’s one of the best Halloween traditions on American TV and is one […]

Mater has been playing pranks on the residents of Radiator Springs, so they decide to get him back by playing a prank on him in “Mater and the Ghostlight.” In this short based on “Cars,” Sheriff decided to teach Mater a lesson about his pranks by telling Lightning McQueen and Mater the story of the […]

A witch leaves behind Halloweentown to raise her half-human children in the mortal realm, but when her mother shows up on her oldest daughter’s 13th Halloween, her kids are introduced to the world of magic and monsters she tried to protect them from in “Halloweentown.” This is one of the most popular Disney Channel Original […]

Mickey, Donald and Goofy are ghost exterminators hired to remove four ghosts from a home. But, when they arrive, the trio finds the ghosts are the ones who called them, because the house has been abandoned for years and the ghosts are lonely. The trio inadvertently scare the ghosts away when they fall into molasses […]

Before he was building a person out of the parts of deceased people, a young Victor Frankenstein brings his dog back to life in “Frankenweenie.” Victor wants to be a scientist, but his dad thinks he’s isolated and wants him to try baseball. After Victor hits a home run, his dog Sparky chases the ball […]

The Walt Disney company takes on Halloween with a film based on one of the most popular attractions at the Disney parks in “The Haunted Mansion.” In the film, Eddie Murphy stars Jim Evers, a workaholic real estate agent looking to make a big sale when he brings his family to the mansion. After staying […]

The Walt Disney Animation Studios wraps up the 1940s with the final package film of the Wartime Era, “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad.” The film features two different stories based on famous fairytales. The first half tells the story of Mr. Toad and is based on “The Wind in the Willows,” while the […]

The Sanderson sisters return 300 years after being hanged to wreak havoc on Salem, Massachusetts until two teenagers, a girl, a seemingly immortal cat and a zombie find a way to stop them in the Halloween classic, “Hocus Pocus.” The film was actually a box office dud that took on a life of its own […]

The Walt Disney Company partners with LEGO to make a little spin-off of its popular “Frozen” franchise with the miniseries “LEGO: Frozen Northern Lights.” The miniseries is made up of four shorts that feature Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven trying to see the Northern Lights. But, when it’s hard to see the Northern Lights […]

Disney unveils yet another Silly Symphonies presentation with the 1932 animated short, “Flowers and Trees.” In the short, two trees appear to be in love, but a jealous stump wants the female tree for himself. When the female tree rejects his advances, the jealous stump starts a forest fire to threaten the pair and their […]

The second of Disney’s Latin-inspired films, as part of the Good Neighbor program, brings Donald Duck and Jose Carioca back on movie screens, while introducing us to more of Latin America. “The Three Caballeros” is the immediate sequel to “Saludos Amigos.” Released in 1944, Donald goes to South America to reunite with Jose and learn […]

In the 1930s, the Walt Disney company took on the story of “The Pied Piper” in a seven minute short for Silly Symphonies. The story is simple and easy to follow. Rats are overrunning a village. The Pied Piper shows up, says he can get rid of the rats and then does it with his […]

Hera is now in command of a rebel squadron. Ezra is now taking a leadership role. Kanan is now blind and is learning new ways to hone his Jedi power. Zeb and Sabine are both growing in their roles as rebels. And, there’s a villainous member of the Empire making his way to the rebellion […]

Two children wander into the woods where they meet a bunch of gnomes, a witch who turns them into animals and then are freed by the gnomes before helping to free other children who have been turned into animals. That’s the plot of the seven minute, 1932 Walt Disney and Silly Symphony short, “Babes in […]

Disney goes west in this 2004 post-Renaissance Walt Disney Animation Studios film, “Home on the Range.” The film is the next to last 2D animated film from Disney’s main studio. Roseanne Barr, Dame Judi Dench and Jennifer Tilly star as three cows that are trying to save their farm from being sold. Randy Quaid voices […]