John Lewis, a programming genius, has it all- a beautiful wife and a child, a lavish home and he’s on the brink of making it big after he finishes one last project, a CD-Rom Sex Game called Virtual Girl.
Vasilisa prekrasnaya / Vasilisa the Beautiful (1940) Aleksandr Rou, Georgiy Millyar, Sergei Stolyarov, Lev Potyomkin, Family, Fantasy
Based on a Russian folk tale, Vasilisa Prekrasnaya (Vasilisa the Beautiful) is about a father whose three sons go out to finds themselves brides. Two of the boys come home with perfectly normal girls, but the youngest brother, Ivanushka, brings home a frog from the marshes. His father finds this most curious, but what he does not know was that the frog was actually a beautiful girl named Vasilisa who was cursed by a magical serpent whom she refused to marry. Now Ivanushka must overcome tremendous obstacles to restore Vasilisa to her true form and free her from the serpent’s spell.
Tales From the Crypt: Bordello of Blood (1996) Gilbert Adler, Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Fantasy, Horror, Comedy
Madam Lilithand her luscious cohorts run a most unusual bordello on the edge of town. They don’t just take your money for services rendered – they bleed their customers dry! But wisecracking private eye Rafe Guttman is on the case, and soon he must battle not only a den of scantily clad vampiresses, but also the Reverend Jimmy Current a slick televangelist with an all-powerful talisman.
A Clockwork Blue (1972) Eric Jeffrey Haims, Tracy Handfuss, Maria Arnold, Suzanne Fields, Comedy, Fantasy, Erotic
Bumbling Jewish mama’s boy researcher Homer acquires a magical watch that enables him to go through time. While traveling through time Homer encounters such notable historical figures as Caesar, King Louis XVI, Eric the Red, and Thomas Cromwell. Meanwhile, a black man in heaven watches Homer’s misadventures on a watermelon television.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Andrew Adamson, Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Four children from the same family have to leave their town because WW1 is happening. A women and a professor take the children to their house. While playing a game of hide and seek the youngest member of the family ‘Lucy’ finds a wardrobe to hide in. She travels back and back into the wardrobe and finds a place named Narnia. After going in twice the four children go in together for the last time. They battle wolves, meet talking animals, encounter a evil white witch and meet a magnificent lion named ‘Aslan’. Will this be the end of their journey to narnia or will they stay?
A bizarre don’t-even-try-to-make-sense-of-it bombardment of sexual imagery that plays like stream of consciousness from a degenerate: threesomes, foursomes, lesbians, bondage, hair-whipping (!) and, believe it or not, even kung-fu. Avant-garde masterpiece or pure gutter trash? Perhaps both.
Penelope (2006) Mark Palansky, Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Reese Witherspoon, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
In this modern-day romantic tale, Penelope is about a young girl’s inspiring journey, a mysterious family secret, and the power of love. With all odds against her, in order for Penelope to break the family curse, she must find true love with “one of her own kind” and realize the most important life lesson, “I like myself the way I am.” Penelope Wilhern, born to wealthy socialites, is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family’s estate, the lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parents’ futile attempt to break the curse. Each eligible bachelor is enamored with Penelope and her sizable dowry; until her curse is revealed. Lemon, a mischievous and eager tabloid reporter, wants a photograph of the mysterious Penelope and hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor to get the shot. The handsome down-on-his luck gambler finds himself falling for Penelope, but, not wanting to disappoint her or to expose his surreptitious ways, he…
Azaria Chamberlain was not killed by a dingo but saved and raised by said dingos. She is raised in an incestuous dingo environment and travels back to Sydney transformed as the second coming…a new messiah for a new age.
Francis in the Haunted House (1956) Charles Lamont, Mickey Rooney, Virginia Welles, James Flavin, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Though both star Donald O’Connor and director Arthur Lubin had said goodbye to the “Francis the Talking Mule” series, Universal-International wasn’t about to give up on so valuable a property. Thus, Francis in the Haunted House starred Mickey Rooney, with Charles Barton calling the shots. Likewise missing from the earlier series entries was the voice of Francis, Chill Wills; he is replaced by the ubiquitous Paul Frees, who also narrated the film’s promotional trailer. The plot and comic content of Francis in the Haunted House is summed up by the title, as Francis and his new buddy David Prescott (Mickey Rooney) try to corral a gang of art thieves. Along the way, they get mixed up with a phony heiress (Virginia Welles), a series of murders (one of the victims is Richard Deacon!) and, of course, a spooky old house. Most of the “scare” gags in Francis in the Haunted House had been done earlier, and better, by Universal’s own Abbott and Costello.
Charley and the Angel (1973) Vincent McEveety, Fred MacMurray, Cloris Leachman, Harry Morgan, Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his “number’s up” and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and father with the time he has left.