Default Disney: Bambi (1942)

The release of Bambi in 1942 marked the end of an era at the Walt Disney Studios. America had entered World War II and...
Brave Little Tailor

Default Disney: “Brave Little Tailor” (1938)

Based on the folklore tale, "BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR" stars Mickey Mouse as an everyman mistaken for a mighty monster assassin after a misinterpreted boast...
Pinocchio

Default Disney: Pinocchio (1940)

When I first was going to review Pinocchio, I asked a few friends if they had interest in watching it with me only to...
Fantasia

Default Disney: Fantasia (1940)

1940 was an interesting year in the history of the Disney Studio. It saw the release of two full-length animated films (Pinocchio and Fantasia),...
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!"

Default Disney: Dumbo (1941)

Towards the end of 1941, life at the Disney Studios was chaotic. With the failures of Pinocchio, Fantasia, and even The Reluctant Dragon, World...

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...

Default Disney: “Don Donald” (1937)

Donald Duck makes his solo debut in 1937's "Don Donald," the story of a duck, his materialistic girlfriend, a dancing donkey, and the Mexican desert...
Skeleton Dance

Default Disney: “The Skeleton Dance” (1929)

After Walt Disney found success with Mickey Mouse following the release of "Steamboat Willie," he began to look for ways to diversify his output...
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...

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The Watcher in the Woods (1980): A Disney Horror Film?

We close out October with an oxymoron: a legitimate Disney horror film - 1980's The Watcher in the Woods. Disney may rule fantasy but can it produce effective scares?