A frequently underrated
movie, The Black Hole
is exceptional for several reasons, not the least of which is Disney
's foray into a darkness
that has the capacity
to absolutely terrify children.
That having been said, The Black Hole is, for the most part, an unsuccessful film. It is lacking on far too many levels to truly be enjoyed as cinema. So you don't watch The Black Hole for the plot, for the character development, for the acting or much else that one would normally watch a feature film for.
You do watch it and you should watch it for a few other reasons...