A young man heads to the Yukon to find his father’s gold claim during the Alaskan gold rush when he befriends a half wolf, half dog that he comes to love and protect and it comes to love and protect him in “White Fang.” The 1991 film, based on the Jack London novel, touches on […]

Bernard and Miss Bianca are back and this time they are headed to Australia to rescue a little boy who has been captured by a poacher in “The Rescuers Down Under.” This is the first Disney animated sequel released in theaters, and for my money, is still the absolute best Disney animated sequel of all […]

Mickey Mouse is a band leader who is trying to lead an orchestra in a performance of the “William Tell Overture” in “The Band Concert.” But, Donald Duck, who is working as a vendor, keeps pulling out a flute and trying to sway the orchestra to change its tune to “Turkey in the Straw.” After […]

As school lets out for the summer TJ Detweiler wants to hang out with his friends, but they are all going away to summer camps. But, when riding by his school, he stumbles onto an evil former principal’s plan to end summer vacation forever in “Recess: School’s Out.” Detweiler must collect his friends and team […]

Donald Duck just wants to go on a date with Daisy, but he’s running out of patience as his nephews keep interfering in the 1940 short, “Mr. Duck Steps Out.” This is a great short about a man just wanting a nice date, but the children in his life getting in the way. It’s an […]

A blue umbrella is falling in love with a red umbrella he meets on the street in “The Blue Umbrella.” In this 2013 Pixar Animation Studios short, the umbrella is living a happy life until he sees the red umbrella and must try to get to her. It leads him on a wild journey where […]

A rival, Mortimer Mouse, comes for Minnie’s affection leading to Mickey Mouse being jealous and Mortimer playing practical jokes on Mickey while his car plays practical jokes on Mickey’s car in the 1936 short, “Mickey’s Rival.” This nine minute short gives us one of the earliest occasions of someone trying to woo Minnie away from […]

After the devious Sir Ratigan kidnaps an inventor to help him overthrow the Queen of Mice in England, it’s up to Basil of Baker Street and his assistant, Dr. David Q. Dawson, to assist in stopping the evil scheme in “The Great Mouse Detective.” It’s basically the story of Sherlock Holmes if he were a […]

A king covets nothing but gold and wishes for everything he touches to be turned to gold. A dwarf comes along and warns him that he wouldn’t like it, but when the king tells him not to warn him, the dwarf grants the wish in “The Golden Touch.” The king is incredibly happy with his […]

After Mickey Mouse forgets about the big dance, he only has 15 minutes to get down there with the tickets before losing Minnie forever in “Delayed Date.” His evening wear gives him fits and he has a tough time on the way to the dance, but his old pal, Pluto, is there to help him […]

A boy shows up at Riley’s house to walk her to meet with a group of friends hanging out and her dad must figure out how to interact with the boy in “Riley’s First Date.” It’s a nice little follow up to “Inside Out.” Riley is getting older and will be dating and her father […]

A volcano looking for love keeps spewing lava until he is almost back under the ocean, but another volcano under the ocean hears his song and slowly makes her way above the surface so they can be together in “Lava.” The creators of this 2015 Pixar short say it is inspired by the beauty of […]

A 1930s stunt pilot finds a jet pack hidden in the cockpit of an airplane and uses it to save lives while fighting gangsters and the Nazis in “The Rocketeer.” Meanwhile, his girlfriend is trying to make it as an actress and ends up on a date with a movie star who is also a […]

Cruella De Ville is on the hunt for spotted puppies in an effort to turn them into dog-skin coats in the 1961 Walt Disney Animation Studios film, “101 Dalmatians.” Pongo and Perdita are dalmatians who get married when their pets, or owners from a human perspective, get married. They welcome 15 puppies. But when Anita’s, […]

A cute dog thinks he has superpowers and must rescue his owner in “Bolt.” But, when Bolt gets lost on the other side of the country, he must make his way from New York to Hollywood with the help of a cat and a hamster while learning the superpowers he thinks he has are actually […]