THE LAST UNICORN
1982, Conlan Press, 92 min, USA, Dir: Arthur Rankin Jr., Jules Bass

While directors Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass are best known for their stop-motion TV specials, they also did traditional cel work, and the Japanese animation house they used here would go on to become Studio Ghibli. Adapted by Peter S. Beagle from his novel, this touching fantasy features the voices of Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, Angela Lansbury, Christopher Lee and Mia Farrow as the titular creature on a magic-filled quest to find others of her kind. With music by Jimmy Webb and soft-rock hitmakers America.


1941 (EXTENDED EDITION)
1979, Universal/Columbia, 146 min, USA, Dir: Steven Spielberg

In the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack, wayward Japanese submarines, unidentified aircraft and accidental explosions put Los Angeles into a state of panic in director Steven Spielberg’s first feature comedy, co-written by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale (BACK TO THE FUTURE) and inspired by actual events. As Captain Wild Bill Kelso, John Belushi leads an all-star cast including Dan Aykroyd, Ned Beatty, John Candy, Christopher Lee, Toshirō Mifune, Robert Stack and many more. The restored Extended Edition adds 28 minutes to this cult favorite along with a full 5.1 Dolby Surround sound mix.


GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH
1990, Warner Bros., 106 min, USA, Dir: Joe Dante

Six years after the original, everybody’s favorite tiny "Woolly Bullies" return to take "a bite outta the Big Apple." When mogul Daniel Clamp (John Glover) decides he’s going forward with plans to evict the Chinatown restaurant that’s home to Gizmo and the first Mogwais so that he can level the building and create a Chinatown Trade Center, things can only get ugly. Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates and Howie Mandell, the voice of Gizmo, return, joined by Christopher Lee as Dr. Catheter.


Syndicate content