James Signorelli’s ELVIRA, MISTRESS OF THE DARK: 2K Digital Restoration & Ate de Jong’s DROP DEAD FRED
James Signorelli’s ELVIRA, MISTRESS OF THE DARK: 2K Digital Restoration (PG-13, 1987, 96 min)
Wise-cracking vamp, Elvira, wants to put on a show in Las Vegas but she's short $50,000, so when she learns that her wealthy aunt just died, she rushes off to old-fashioned, conservative Falwell, Massachusetts, for the reading of the will. Disappointed to learn she has inherited a dilapidated old house, a poodle and a cook book, Elvira also gets accused of being a witch! Cassandra Peterson stars in this sexy comedy hit, filled with campy chaos and scary movie spoofs, all poured into the lowest-cut black gown in horror movie history!
Ate de Jong’s DROP DEAD FRED (PG-13, 1991, 103 min)
Her marriage on the rocks, Lizzie (Phoebe Cates) is forced to move back home with her mother. She comes across one of her childhood toys, a Jack-in-the-box, in which her frustrated mother imprisoned Elizabeth's childhood imaginary friend Fred, many years ago. Low and behold, she opens the box and out springs Fred….with 21 years of pranks stored up! Now despite Fred’s antics, a revitalized Elizabeth embarks to win back her husband.
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