Plane Crazy

Default Disney: “Plane Crazy” (1929)

"Plane Crazy," although released as the fourth Mickey Mouse cartoon in 1929, was actually Mickey's original cartoon debut. Initially designed as a silent cartoon,...
Der Fuehrer's Face

Default Disney: “Der Fuehrer’s Face” (1943)

What happens when you mix the whimsy of Walt Disney with WWII propaganda? Why Donald Duck as a Nazi in the infamous "Der Fuehrer's Face!"
Reluctant Dragon

Default Disney: The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

If losing the European market due to World War II was bad enough for the Walt Disney Studios, worse was yet to come. In...

007 on the 7th: Thunderball (1965)

Thunderball saw the 007 craze of the 1960's hit its peak making more than $1 billion when adjusted for inflation - a number not...
wise little hen

Default Disney: “The Wise Little Hen” (1934)

At first glance, "The Wise Little Hen" may seem like a typical Silly Symphony release - yet another musical retelling of a famous fairy...
You Only Live Twice

007 on the 7th: You Only Live Twice (1967)

From ninja armies and aerial helicopter battles to outer space intrigue, You Only Live Twice is the first truly grandiose Bond film - for better & worse...
Snow White

Default Disney: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Walt Disney Animation had come a long way since the early black-and-white days of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse in the 1920's. Disney's...
Get a Horse

Default Disney: “Get a Horse!” (2013)

Since his final regular short was released in 1953 ("The Simple Things"), Mickey Mouse has only made sporadic appearances in films outside of television,...
From Russia

007 on the 7th: From Russia with Love (1963)

Two films into the official James Bond series and I've already hit my favorite and what I consider to be the best film in...

Default Disney: “Steamboat Willie” (1928)

To kick off our weekly look at the Disney films and shorts, we go back to the one that started it all, 1928's "STEAMBOAT WILLIE." But first...

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Deleted Disney: Is “Proud of Your Boy” ALADDIN’S Most Tragic Cut?

ALADDIN's "Proud of Your Boy" stands as one of the most heartbreaking deleted Disney songs but would it have fit in the final film that we got?
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“Mail Order Brides” 1×14 | Brisco County Jr. Reviews

While tracking down the insipid Swill Brothers, Brisco and Bowler rescue Episode 14’s titular “Mail Order Brides” from a runaway carriage.
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Steve Martin as the Genie in ALADDIN (1992)?

Would Steve Martin have played a good Genie of the Lamp in Disney's animated smash hit ALADDIN (1992)? How would he have compared to Robin Williams?
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Deleted Disney: “Land of Sand” – The MARY POPPINS JUNGLE BOOK Song?

Default Assault takes a look at "Land of Sand" from a proposed MARY POPPINS Magic Compass sequence - a song which would later end up in THE JUNGLE BOOK.
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“Steel Horses” 1×13 | Brisco County Jr. Reviews

Socrates’ job is put on the line after four “motored cycles” are stolen by a gang of bandits in BRISCO COUNTY Episode 13, “Steel Horses.”
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Christina Ricci in INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE?

Would Christina Ricci have played a good Claudia in Anne Rice's INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE: THE VAMPIRE CHRONICLES (1994) in lieu of Kirsten Dunst?
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SALUDOS AMIGOS vs. THE THREE CABALLEROS – Donald Duck’s Latin Showdown

It's time for Donald Duck's Latin American showdown - SALUDOS AMIGOS vs. THE THREE CABALLEROS. Produced as part of the U.S.'s Good Neighbor Policy...
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“Crystal Hawks” 1×12 | Brisco County Jr. Reviews

Brisco County Jr. finds himself wanted for murder in Episode 12, "Crystal Hawks." Desperately trying to clear his name, Brisco has to contend with...
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Is THE THREE CABALLEROS (1944) Disney’s Trippiest Movie?

Flying donkeys, half woman/half horse hybrids, dancing men that turn into cockfighting roosters, and the birth of Jesus! It can only be THE THREE CABALLEROS
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“Deep in the Heart of Dixie” 1×11 | Brisco County Jr. Reviews

The chase is on “Deep in the Heart of Dixie!” Episode 11 finds Brisco’s on-and-off again flame Dixie Cousins in possession of an incriminating record...