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The Rescuers

The Rescuers (1977) starring Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor
The Rescuers (1977) starring Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor In The Rescuers, two mice respond to a call for help from a kidnapped young girl, Penny. She can talk to animals, and the kidnapper plans to use that ability to get the world’s largest diamond. But can two small...
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Hotel Transylvania 2

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez In Hotel Transylvania 2, Jonathon and Mavis get married! Then, they have a little boy, Dennis. But Vampa Drac is worried that young Dennis won’t be a vampire. So, the monsters decide to “help”.
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Here Comes Peter Cottontail

Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971) starring Casey Kasem, Danny Kaye Here Comes Peter Cottontail is the classic Rankin-Bass animated TV special that you likely remember from your childhood. It’s the story of young Peter Cottontail (Casey Kasem) who wants to be the new Chief Easter Bunny. He’s young,...
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Our Little Girl [Shirley Temple]

Our Little Girl (1935) starring Shirley Temple, Joel McCrea, In Our Little Girl, a troubled child fears that she’s responsible for her parents’ broken marriage. She tries to fix things by running away. Can a kindly tramp help set things right?
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Walt Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free

Walt Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free (1947) starring Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig, Edgar Bergen, Billy Gilbert, Cliff Edwards Synopsis Two different animated stories produced by the Disney studios in Fun and Fancy Free. ‘Bongo‘ is based on a children’s story by Sinclair Lewis, sung by Dinah...
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The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH (1982) starring Elizabeth Hartman, Peter Strauss Synopsis of The Secret of NIMH To save her ill son, a widowed field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of very strange rats, to whom she has a deeper link to than she ever suspected....
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The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold [Art Carney]

The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold (1981), starring Art Carney, Peggy Cass Synopsis of The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold The Leprechaun’s Christmas Gold: A sailor and a leprechaun join forces to reclaim the Christmas gold after a wailing banshee makes off with it.  It’s the sailor’s unintentional fault – can they make things...
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Alice in Wonderland (1985)

Alice in Wonderland (1985) starring Natalie Gregory, Sheila Allen, Carol Channing, Harvey Korman, Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gorme, Ernest Borgnine, Beau Bridges, Lloyd Bridges, Merv Griffin, Sally Struthers, Donna Mills, Jonathan Winters Synopsis of Alice in Wonderland Sometimes she’s too big. Or much too small. Sometimes things are backwards. And there’s always too much pepper in the soup! Nothing is quite right...
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The Ruby Princess Runs Away

Editorial review of The Ruby Princess Runs Away (2001) courtesy of Amazon.com It’s coronation day for the four Jewel Princesses, but where is Princess Roxanne? It seems the young Princess fears the responsibilities and loss of freedom inherent in ruling a kingdom, so she’s run away. Faithful servant Twitter...
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Jingle Bells [movie]

Editorial Review of Jingle Bells starring Jason Alexander, Don Knotts, Shelly Long courtesy of Amazon.com Sacrificial giving–reminiscent of O. Henry’s timeless “Gift of the Magi”–is the theme of this lighthearted Christmas gem ideally suited to young audiences. Jason Alexander (of Seinfeld fame) lends his ever-mirthful voice as Santa’s Elf, who narrates the...
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