In their dubious quest to appease every last parent from the Bible Belt to Berkeley, the namby-pambies at Pixar, Disney, and other studios have forgotten that fairy tales are supposed to be scary. In addition to the all-important moral, children gain a measure of self-confidence by going through danger unscathed — especially if they share the experience and the fear with hundreds of other kids in a packed theater. (Just ask J.K. Rowling.) For our money, the most frightening and empowering children's movie ever made is the Technicolor... More >>>