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Our Favorite Disney Characters Who Wore Scary Good Halloween Costumes

By Jocelyn Buhlman We look to Disney films for a variety of reasons—whether we need some inspiration, a feel-good moment, or a dramatic song to belt out in the shower—but, have you ever considered consulting a Disney character for Halloween costume inspiration? No, we don’t mean donning a princess dress to channel Cinderella or trading …

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Maleficent

7 Disney Parties We Wish We Were Invited To

By Savannah Salazar Well, well. In honor of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil flying into theaters this Friday, we pay homage to one of the more iconic Maleficent moments. We’ve all been dazzled by the magic of Disney films but even more by the soirées and celebrations throughout. In fact, in the words of Maleficent, a …

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Disney Legend Kenny Ortega

How Kenny Ortega Choreographed a Legendary Disney Career

By Beth Deitchman Multi-award-winning director, choreographer, and producer Kenny Ortega literally can’t remember a time when Disney wasn’t part of his life—whether he was falling asleep in a room where Disney characters covered the walls, courtesy of his father, a gifted artist himself; thrilling to the latest adventures of Spin and Marty on the Mickey …

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Bette Midler

Bette Midler Looks Back at Her Disney Movies—And Mostly Hocus Pocus

By Jeffrey Epstein From 1986 until 1993, Bette Midler worked on a staggering 10 projects for Disney. From her hilarious turns in Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Ruthless People, and Outrageous Fortune to her heartbreaking role in Beaches, her animated debut in Oliver & Company, and her iconic performance in Hocus Pocus, the Divine …

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Hocus Pocus

Which Sanderson Sister Are You?

By Karina Schink Are you more of a Winifred, Mary, or Sarah? To truly take part in running amuck, amuck, amuck this Halloween you have to know where you belong in this iconic Salem trio. Take our quiz to find out, once and for all, which witch you are! This campaign has ended. Check out D23.com …

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Allison Speaks: Go Inside Hocus Pocus with Vinessa Shaw!

By Courtney Potter When a trio of hilariously spooky 300-year-old witches cackled back to life in Disney’s 1993 comedy adventure Hocus Pocus, no one—from director Kenny Ortega to stars Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker—could have imagined its truly lasting appeal. Young and old alike still delight in the story of Max Dennison …

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Celebrate 25 Years of Hocus Pocus with These Spellbinding Quotes

By Jocelyn Buhlman Hocus Pocus has cast its spell on us for 25 years now, and fans adore every aspect of the film. From the costumes to the music, Hocus Pocus is known for so many iconic elements, but perhaps none is more beloved than its unforgettable (and oh-so-quotable) dialogue. What’s your favorite line from …

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5 Hocus Pocus Items that are Sure to Cast a Spell on You

By Jocelyn Buhlman We’re not under one of Winifred Sanderson’s wicked spells—our love of Hocus Pocus really is that strong! As we celebrate 25 bewitching years of this Halloween classic, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite items perfect for any fan of this film. And remember: D23 Members get a discount at shopDisney. Thackery …

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