Why Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ Movie with Eddie Murphy is Bad

Pumpkin Scarecrow in front of the Haunted Mansion, Disneyland
Photo by Ben Lei on Unsplash

When Disney decided to leverage its parks intellectual property to make movies, the Haunted Mansion attraction was near the top of the list. It made sense for the resorts to make this move; after all, movies had been providing the parks with attractions since it was founded. Why not return the favor? The Haunted Mansion was already filled with stories — at least 999 of them — one of…