Jan 24, 2021
More "trick" than "treat."
Dec 30, 2020
Disney goes queer (and camp!) with Kenny Ortega's Hocus Pocus. thanks to the divine performances of its three leading ladies.
Nov 5, 2020
It continues to grow new fandom with each Halloween, partly because its family friendly, witches are timeless characters, and it's instantly quotable given the over-the-top performances by Midler, Najimy, and Parker.
Oct 30, 2020
Not even the CGI effects held any awe.
Oct 16, 2020
For its target audience of children and young teenagers, this Halloween blend of comedy, fantasy, and mild horror is wonderfully effective.
Aug 12, 2020
So... I love this movie
Aug 12, 2020
I f*cking love this movie!
Nov 18, 2019 appealingly old-school Disney comedy.
Jul 16, 2019
It's a veritable bagful of box office treats.
May 16, 2019
It's ok but nothing special
Mar 27, 2019
Disney's Hocus Pocus, if frequently saccharine, at least has the power to engage the viewer.
Nov 19, 2018
The sheer glut of stuff has the terrible effect of wrecking the pacing, making the not-egregiously-long movie feel substantially more than in its running time.
Oct 30, 2018
A movie perfectly matched for pre-Lizzie McGuire tweens looking for something to watch on cable around Halloween while their older siblings were in the basement watching Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees split heads.
Apr 13, 2018
An unscary, unfunny game of kids vs. kitschy witches.
Aug 15, 2015
They probably should have left this misfire in the broom closet -- with the other wooden vehicles.
Aug 15, 2015
This is one of the oddest releases of the summer, and it's hard to imagine it finding a broad audience. With the rather ghoulish deaths of children depicted, it's certainly too strong for very young moviegoers.
Aug 15, 2015
Forget amusement parks and hockey teams. It's in movie comedies that Disney is having its real crisis, as evidenced by this would-be laugh-getter that begins with the murder of a child and a triple hanging.
Aug 15, 2015
Though children may be satisfied (if the witch stuff doesn't scare them) adults will have a harder time with the by-the-numbers confrontations between the witches and the plucky youths.
Aug 15, 2015
Aug 15, 2015
Hocus Pocus is harmless, but it's about as much fun as celebrating Mardi Gras under the influence of candy corn.