|Cinderella II: Dreams Come True 2002 G, 73 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Fantasy / Romance
Director: John Kafka
Cast: Jennifer Hale, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen, Corey Burton, Holland Taylor, Susanne Blakeslee, Frank Welker, Russi Taylor, Andre Stojka, Carmen Carter, Gina La Piana, Susan Yezzi
Disney continues the trend of making sequels, first for newer films and now for older classics. This time, it's one of the real classics that gets a follow-on. It is actually three short stories as the Fairy Godmother (voice of Russi Taylor) grants three wishes. Cinderella (voice of Jennifer Hale) brings her home-spun outlook to the aristocratic world, Jaq the mouse (voice of Rob Paulsen) wants to see what it's like to be human, and the once-evil stepsister (voice of Tress MacNeille) finds love. Good for the under-10 crowd.
|Cowboy Bebop: The Movie 2001 R, 116 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi
Director: Shinichiro Watanabe
Cast: Steven Jay Blum, Beau Billingslea, Wendee Lee, Melissa Fahn, Daran Norris, Jennifer Hale, Nicholas Guest, Dave Wittenberg, Tom Wyner, Grant J. Albrecht
The Bebop crew is on the trail of terrorists who have released a deadly virus in the neighborhood, Alba City, Mars. (actors listed reflect English-dubbed version).
|The Powerpuff Girls Movie 2002 PG, 87 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: Craig McCracken
Cast: Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong, Elizabeth Daily, Tom Kenny, Roger Jackson, Tom Kane, Jennifer Hale, Jeff Bennett, Jennifer Martin, Grey DeLisle, Phil LaMarr, Rob Paulsen, Kevin Michael Richardson, Frank Welker
This animated film shows how the pint-sized superheroines on the Cartoon Network series attained the status of popular crime fighters in their troubled city of Townsville. The girls–Blossom (voice of Cathy Cavadini), Bubbles (voice of Tara Strong), and Buttercup (voice of Elizabeth Daily)–do not fit in at Pokey Oaks Kindergarten because they do not know how to control their superpowers. They ask an ape, Mojo Jojo (voice of Roger Jackson) for help, not knowing that he is planning to take over Townsville. But, the girls catch on in time to save the town and, in the process, learn to take responsibility for their superpowers.
|Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost 1999 N/R, 70 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Adventure / Mystery
Director: Jim Stenstrum
Cast: Tim Curry, Scott Innes, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker, Jane Wiedlin, Peter Renaday, Jennifer Hale, Mary Kay Bergman, B.J. Ward, Kimberly Brooks, Bob Joles, Peter Renaday
Scooby-Doo (voice of Scott Innes) and the gang are invited to horror writer Ben Ravencroft's (voice of Tim Curry) home in New England. When they arrive at the village, they find that the town is haunted by one of Ben's ancestors who is the threatening witch Sarah Ravencroft (voice of Tress MacNeille) and try to get to the bottom of the mystery.
|Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists 2000 PG, 85 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Evan Ricks
Cast: Brendan Fraser, Jennifer Hale, Mark Hamill, Leonard Nimoy, John Rhys-Davies, Robert Allen Mukes, Jeff Wolverton, K.W. Miller, Clint Carmichael, Alice Amter, Harry Zinn
Animation techniques keep getting better, and this one uses "3-D motion capture" (live actors' animation is transferred to the animated characters), which brings natural movement to new heights. As for the story, Sinbad (voice of Brendan Fraser) helps Princess Serena (voice of Jennifer Hale) conquer evil wizard Baraka (voice of Leonard Nimoy).
|Traveling Man 1989 TV, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Irvin Kershner
Cast: John Lithgow, Jonathan Silverman, Margaret Colin, John Glover, John M. Jackson, Chynna Phillips, Tim Ware, David Dwyer, Marc Clement, Danny Nelson, Jennifer Hale, J. Don Ferguson
Top salesman Ben Cluett (John Lithgow) may be over the hill, and now eager up-and-comer Billy Fox (Jonathan Silverman) is assigned as his assistant. But there may be a new life ahead when Ben meets Joanna (Margaret Colin). Made for TV.
|1. Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2002)|
2. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
3. The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
4. Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost (1999)
5. Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists (2000)
6. Traveling Man (1989)
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