Fred Dekker’s THE MONSTER SQUAD & Jim Henson’s THE WITCHES
Fred Dekker’s THE MONSTER SQUAD (PG-13, 1987, 82 min)
Count Dracula escapes Van Helsing and adjourns to modern-day America, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy and the Black Lagoon's Gil Man. These ghouls are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Now, there’s only one thing stopping them from world domination: A group of young kids who are devoted to protecting their suburban neighborhood from monsters.
Jim Henson’s THE WITCHES (PG, 1990, 92 min)
From the great Muppet creator Jim Henson comes this classic bursting with enchantment and adventure. Academy Award winner Anjelica Huston stars as the Grand High Witch in this fable of a nine-year-old boy who arrives at an English seaside hotel where the Royal Commission for Prevention of Cruelty to Children is holding a convention, and discovers that its members are not charity workers but wicked witches who plan to turn all children into mice…starting with him.
Friday, October 18