REVIEW: 'Hocus Pocus' is a Halloween classic everyone should watch

Disney’s 1993 fantasy film takes place in Salem, Massachusetts, on Halloween night and follows Max Dennison, his younger sister Dani and his love interest Alison.

In an attempt to impress Alison, Max lights the black flame candle that is said to resurrect the witches, and to his surprise, they arise.

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In the beginning, Max plays the role of the angsty older brother that wants nothing to do with his younger sister and is “too cool for school.”

During his attempts to garner her affection, he progressively shifts from the selfish boy to the brave, protective young man he is in the end.

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