Disney Channel announced plans last month to remake the witchy classic Hocus Pocus as a TV movie. And while the director of the original, Kenny Ortega, has voiced his support, Bette Midler is not what you would call on board with the project.
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There are some people who get themselves in the mood for the spooky side of the year by watching movies like The Rocky Horror Picture Show and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. For those of us with hearts that are truly as black as the deepest pits of hell, there is only one film that will do: Hocus Pocus.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Disney's Descendants is a modern Disney Channel Original Movie classic -- and by classic, I mean it is both delightfully campy and a clear and craven attempt to mine the old animated movies for more money. It's basically High School Musical meets Once Upon a Time, except none of the lip-syncing actually matches the soundtrack, which will slowly drive you mad once you notice it. And now the fashion choices of its stars, all children of classic Disney villains, are even more dire.