101 Dalmatians

For reasons I’m not quite sure of, when I was a kid I thought that 101 Dalmatians, which, by the way, was released in January of 1961, was a new movie. Come to think of it, I remember having this feeling about a lot of early Disney films. Maybe it was because around this time…

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Pollyanna

Did I just fall in love with Pollyanna? This 1960 live action, considered a Disney classic, is one that I had surprisingly never seen. Set in the early 1900’s, Pollyanna is orphaned and sent to live with her rich aunt in a small town where her contagious positivity brings the townspeople out of their unique…

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Pinocchio-1940

“Pinoooooooooooochio!” Disney’s second full-length animated feature. The plot of this reads like an epic.  With Pinocchio you’re pulled back and forth from danger to safety a few times over, and in the end, (is it a spoiler if the film is 80 years old?), our little wooden boy outsmarts the largest of foes, saving his…

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