|The Dark Crystal 1982 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Family / Animation / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Director: Jim Henson
Cast: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Steve Whitmire, Louise Gold, Brian Muehl, Bob Payne, Dave Goelz, John Baddeley, Mike Quinn, Tim Rose, Hugh Spight, Jean-Pierre Amiel, David Greenaway, Kiran Shah
Jim Henson creates a world where evil Skeksis rule. Gelflings can reclaim their lost world from the Skeksis by replacing a shard, which has been taken from the Dark Crystal. Henson shows his dark side in this clever film about good and evil.
|Howard the Duck 1986 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Comedy / Romance
Director: Willard Huyck
Cast: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Paul(2) Guilfoyle, Ed Gale, Chip Zien, Tim Rose, Steve Sleap, Peter Baird, Mary Wells, Lisa Sturz, Jordan Prentice, Liz Sagal, Dominique Davalos, Holly Robinson Peete
Comic book character "Howard the Duck" is brought to "life" in this film. Howard is mistakenly transported to Cleveland from his extraterrestrial homeland. In Cleveland, he meets and befriends a rock star, Beverly Switzler (Lea Thompson), who helps him avoid authorities until he can return to his home.
|Return to Oz 1985 PG, 110 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Walter Murch
Cast: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie, Matt Clark, Michel Sundin, Tim Rose, Sean Barrett, Mak Wilson, Denise Bryer, Brian Henson, Stephen Norrington
Based on two of Frank Baum's later volumes from the "Oz" series, in this story Dorothy (Fairuza Balk) is back in Kansas, and Aunt Em (Piper Laurie) sends her to therapy to rid her of her memories of Oz. Dorothy takes her medicine but awakens in Oz where everything has changed. Now her task is fixing the problems, which are caused by the evil Gnome King (Nicol Williamson).
|1. The Dark Crystal (1982)|
2. Howard the Duck (1986)
3. Return to Oz (1985)
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