Hocus Pocus 2 review. That old black magic made new again

While Hocus Pocus' 1993 release by Kenny Ortega wasn't an immediate success

 history has been kind and made it a Halloween staple for children of particular generations (and many of their children).

Disney is excited to welcome back the Sanderson sisters, the sorcerous Sandersons, for another adventure in Hocus Pocus 2.

Hocus Pocus 2 stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy, who play Winifred, Sarah, or Mary Sanderson respectively. In 1993's film,

they were mistakenly resurrected and terrorized Salem, before being defeated by a bunch of young teens and a magic black cat. Anne

Fletcher (Step Up and 27 Dresses) is the director of this film. She also follows another group of Salem teenagers as they unleash the Sanderson Sisters on the town again,

Hocus Pocus 2 has much to offer fans of 1993's film. The sequel channels much of its predecessor's energy, humor and seasonal playfulness.

Najimy, Parker, Midler and Parker have been separated for nearly three decades from their roles as characters in the original film. However, it's hard to tell by their jumps back