|Alien from L.A. 1988 PG, 87 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Director: Albert Pyun
Cast: Kathy Ireland, Thom Mathews, Don Michael Paul, Linda Kerridge, Richard Haines, William R. Moses, Janet Du Plessis, Simon Poland, Russel Savadier, Deep Roy, Kristen Trucksess, Lochner De Kock, Albert Maritz, Denis Smith, James Lithgow
Shy, plain teenager Wanda's (Kathy Ireland) life becomes less boring when she searches for her missing archeologist father Prof. Arnold Saknussemm (Richard Haines). Falling in a hole, she finds a populated, underground world whose inhabitants believe she and her father are spies.
|Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 PG, 115 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly, Helena Bonham Carter, Noah Taylor, Missi Pyle, James Fox, Deep Roy, Christopher Lee, Adam Godley, Franziska Troegner, AnnaSophia Robb
Eccentric chocolatier Willy Wonka (Johnny Depp) has hidden in his candy bars five golden tickets, which will allow the owners a tour of Wonka's chocolate factory. Poor, but kind, Charlie Bucket (Freddie Highmore) and four spoiled brats from around the world hold the golden tickets and embark on the unforgettable tour.
|Howling VI: The Freaks 1991 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Horror / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Hope Perello
Cast: Brendan Hughes, Michele Matheson, Sean Sullivan, Antonio Fargas, Carol Lynley, Jered Barclay, Bruce Payne, Gary Cervantes, Christopher Morley, Deep Roy, Randy Pelish, Ben Kronen, Al White, John A. Neris, Jeremy West
The low budget shows through, but this is one of the more unusual and entertaining entries of the series. When a drifter werewolf (Brendan Hughes) heads into a desert town ahead of a circus filled with monsters/freaks, he sets out to subdue the dastardly vampire.
|The Neverending Story 1984 PG, 94 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama / Fantasy
Director: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast: Barret Oliver, Noah Hathaway, Tami Stronach, Gerald MacRaney, Moses Gunn, Sydney Bromley, Patricia Hayes, Alan Oppenheimer, Thomas Hill, Deep Roy, Tilo Pruckner, Moses Gunn, Drum Garrett, Darryl Cooksey, Nicholas Gilbert
A young boy, Bastian (Barret Oliver), finds a peculiar-looking book and goes up to the school attic to read it. No sooner does he start reading than he enters a world of fantasy where a force called "The Nothing" is destroying the universe. Only Bastian has the power to beat "The Nothing."
|The Resurrected 1992 R, 108 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Dan O'Bannon
Cast: John Terry, Jane Sibbett, Chris Sarandon, Robert Romanus, Laurie Briscoe, Ken Camroux, Patrick Pon, Deep Roy, Phil Hayes, Bernard Cuffling, J.B. Bivens, Robert Sidley, Des Smiley, Eric Newton, Tom Shorthouse
Based on H.P. Lovecraft's "The Case of Charles Deaver Ward," an evil spirit has been cast on residents of a town, and the Claire Ward (Jane Sibbett) hires a detective to get to the bottom of the many strange occurrences–especially in relation to her own husband, Charles Dexter Ward (John Terry).
|Tim Burton's Corpse Bride 2005 PG, 78 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Fantasy / Musical
aka: Corpse Bride
Director: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson
Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman, Paul Whitehouse, Joanna Lumley, Albert Finney, Richard E. Grant, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough, Jane Horrocks, Deep Roy
On his way home to be married to Victoria (voice of Emily Watson), Victor (voice of Johnny Depp) jokingly puts his wedding ring on what looks like a tree branch and recites his wedding vows. The tree branch is not what it seems; instead, it is the decayed finger of a corpse, Emily (voice of Helena Bonham Carter) who was murdered on the way to her own wedding. Now, the corpse comes to life as a zombie and insists that she and Victor are married. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature.
|1. Alien from L.A. (1988)|
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
3. Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)
4. The Neverending Story (1984)
5. The Resurrected (1992)
6. Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005)
aka: Corpse Bride
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