THE MIDAS TOUCH is a tedious straight-to-video kiddie fantasy.
Billy Bright (Trevor O'Brien) is an orphan living with his Granny (Donna Hansen), a frail ex-shopkeeper in need of a pacemaker. At school, Billy is bullied by parasitic "friend" Leon (Joey Simmrin), who, dared by schoolmate Hannah (Ashley Lyn Cafagna) forces Billy to break into a spooky old house
for him. Inside, Billy meets witchlike Eleanor Latimer (Shannon Welles), who offers to grant him one wish. Seeking money for Granny's operation, Billy requests the fabled touch of King Midas. Sure enough, after Billy dashes out of the place, his index finger converts ordinary objects to solid