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 […]

Years after helping the Banks children, Mary Poppins returns to help a grownup Michael Banks reconnect with his children in the sequel “Mary Poppins Returns.” She has new songs and this time is getting help from a lamplighter named Jack who previously served as an apprentice to Burt the chimney sweep from the original film. […]

A quick hare and a slow tortoise are having a race that seems unfair, but the hare’s attitude ends up costing him in the end in the 1935 Walt Disney animated short, “The Tortoise and the Hare.” The eight minute short brings the fable to life in a way to teach kids not to act […]

Wreck-It Ralph is back and this time he’s not just breaking video games, he’s breaking the entire internet. After the loveable oaf creates a new track in Sugar Rush which leads to Vanellope’s game being unplugged because of a broken steering wheel, Ralph and Vanellope head to the internet to get a new one from […]

It’s a nice winter day and Mickey and friends are enjoying a nice day on a frozen lake in “Mickey Mouse On Ice.” Mickey and Minnie are enjoying a romantic day of ice skating, Goofy is trying to go ice fishing, but Donald is trying to play pranks on Pluto who is lounging by a […]

A hen wants help with planting corn, but Peter Pig and Donald Duck both fake bellyaches to get out of helping her in the 1934 Silly Symphonies short, “The Wise Little Hen.” After wising up to the plans of Peter and Donald, the Wise Little Hen offers to give them some corn she grew, but […]

Persephone, the Goddess of Spring is kidnapped by Hades and taken down to Hell leading to Winter overtaking during the time of Spring in the Walt Disney Studios short, “The Goddess of Spring.” The nine minute short from 1934 is one of the many Silly Symphony animated shorts produced by Disney in the early years […]

Scott Calvin is back and must find a wife to remain Santa Claus in the holiday sequel, “The Santa Clause 2.” While Charlie Calvin is rebelling against his school principal and her perceived hatred of Christmas, Scott is falling victim to the marriage clause in the contract on the card that made him Santa Claus. […]

Mickey Mouse and Pluto go searching for a Christmas tree, but the one they bring back has a pair of chipmunks; Chip and Dale; living inside it, leading to Pluto nearly destroying the house trying to catch them in the 1952 Walt Disney Animation Studios animated short, “Pluto’s Christmas Tree.” This is one of the […]

The Walt Disney combines Mickey Mouse and friends with a literary classic in “Mickey’s A Christmas Carol.” Mickey Mouse plays Bob Cratchit and Scrooge McDuck plays Ebenezer Scrooge in this very short take on the story made famous by Charles Dickens. This version also features Goofy as the Ghost of Jacob Marley; Jiminy Crickett as […]

Charles Dickens’ famous tale of ghosts, greed and redemption gets that special Muppets twist in “The Muppets Christmas Carol.” Michael Caine stars as Ebenezer Scrooge as he meets the ghosts of his former business partners, played by Statler and Waldorf; meets the ghost of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come and learns about the […]

The Walt Disney Company moves away from Mickey Mouse and takes a look at Christmas with the second animated short, “Santa’s Workshop.” The six minute short released in 1932 follows the elves at Santa’s workshop as they prepare his famous sleigh for its ride on Christmas Eve. Meanwhile, the finished toys come to life and […]

A single father who works for a toy company accidentally spooks Santa off his roof. He must put on the suit and complete Santa’s run for the night. After this, he starts turning into Santa Claus himself, due to a hidden clause on the business card he received from Santa in “The Santa Clause.” Tim […]

“Just keep swimming!” That refrain stands out for anyone who has ever seen “Finding Nemo.” One of the crowning achievements from the early years of Pixar. The film follows a fish named Marlin who is trying to find his son, Nemo, who was captured by a dentist who was scuba diving in the ocean. From […]