Dumbo (1941) Directed by Ben Sharpsteen (supervisor) Synopsis Baby circus elephant Jumbo Jr. is given the derisive nickname “Dumbo” on account of his big ears.  After his mother is locked up for defending him from abuse, he is forced to become a clown.  After getting drunk, he learns that he can use his ears to … Continue reading Dumbo

Short Circuit

Short Circuit (1986) Dir. by John Badham Starring Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens and Austin Pendleton Plot An experimental military robot gains sapience when it is struck by lightning after a demonstration of its fighting capabilities.  Escaping from the compound of the tech contractors who created it, it befriends a food truck owner, who begins … Continue reading Short Circuit