Cast: Jen Lilley, Carlo Marks, Eric Close, Chris Sandiford
Hannah works at the family's publishing company which is trying to expand. Her old friend but also competitor from their school days, Ryan, turns up in town to sort out his parents estate and Hannah's parents engage him, with his marketing skills, to help with their expansion. This bothers Hannah that has not forgotten when she and Ryan competed for the same job, a competition that Ryan won. There is also a new tenant in Ryan's parents hose, Tina. She is a famous author of romance novels that has lost the will to write. Hoping to recruit her as a writer to the family business Hannah tries to engage her in the towns Christmas activities. And Angel Falls would not be Angel Falls if there's not an angel in town to help and nudge events in the right direction.
"Metamorphoses" transports viewers into a dreamlike world where the boundaries between reality and myth dissolve. The film follows the journey of Europa, a young woman who encounters a mysterious and seductive stranger named Jupiter, setting off a series of transformative encounters and surreal adventures.
As Europa ventures deeper into this enigmatic realm, she encounters a diverse cast of characters, each grappling with their own desires, fears, and yearnings. From the tragic tale of Orpheus and Eurydice to the passionate love affair of Pygmalion and Galatea, the film interweaves these timeless stories, exploring themes of love, loss, and the profound transformations that shape our lives.
"Metamorphoses" embraces the power of visual storytelling, immersing viewers in a rich tapestry of stunning cinematography and mesmerizing visuals. The film blends elements of fantasy, mythology, and contemporary drama, creating a tapestry of emotions that reflect the complexities of the human experience.
Through its inventive narrative structure and poetic imagery, "Metamorphoses" invites viewers to reflect on the universal themes that have resonated throughout history. It explores the transformative power of love, the fragility of human existence, and the eternal search for meaning and connection.
As the stories intertwine and characters grapple with their own personal metamorphoses, "Metamorphoses" creates a profound and thought-provoking cinematic experience. It challenges our perceptions of reality, immersing us in a world where the mundane and the mythic coexist, and reminding us of the enduring relevance of ancient tales in understanding the complexities of our own lives.
"Metamorphoses" is a visually captivating and emotionally resonant film that transports viewers into a realm where imagination reigns and the boundaries of storytelling are pushed to their limits. It serves as a powerful testament to the enduring power of myths and their ability to illuminate the human condition across time and cultures.
Young Pinocchio runs away from his genius creator Jepetto accompanied by the horse Tibalt to see the world and joins the traveling circus run by hustler Modjafocco. Pinocchio is the main attraction and while he is selling out the shows around the country, The Cat and The Fox are robbing the houses of the spectators and although Pinocchio is for the police the main suspect he does not know the robberies, as he is in love with Bella and with the help of Lucilda he wants to become a living boy and win over the love of his life.
For decades the fans have been clamoring for it, and now Full Moon delivers with the first standalone feature debut of one of its most beloved (and most frightful) characters: the hook-handed maniac puppet, BLADE. Charles Band's PUPPET MASTER series continues as an unspeakable evil from Blade's past emerges in the form of a murderous Nazi scientist named Dr. Hauser. As Hauser's heinous crimes are discovered, the psychic war journalist, Elisa Ivanov, awakens Blade, and together the bloody journey of revenge begins. It's Herr Hauser's reanimated undead army versus a possessed doll and a beautiful vengeance-seeking clairvoyant. Who will win, and how will it affect the Full Moon Universe? Find out in BLADE: THE IRON CROSS.
"A.R.O.G" follows the misadventures of a prehistoric caveman named Commander Logar, who finds himself transported to the present day through a time-traveling device. Confused and disoriented, Logar discovers that his mission is to retrieve a magical talisman known as the Golden Fleece, which holds the key to preventing a dystopian future ruled by an oppressive ruler.
With his loyal sidekick, a talking dinosaur named Batakl?k, by his side, Commander Logar embarks on a comical and often chaotic journey through time. Along the way, he encounters various absurd situations, modern technology, and eccentric characters, adding to the humor and satirical nature of the film.
As Logar attempts to navigate the modern world and fulfill his mission, he must contend with his own limited understanding of the present and the obstacles that stand in his way. The film playfully explores the clash between ancient and modern civilizations, highlighting the absurdity of certain aspects of contemporary society.
Through its clever dialogue, slapstick humor, and imaginative visuals, "A.R.O.G" offers a lighthearted and entertaining escapade that pokes fun at cultural norms and societal conventions. It parodies the time travel genre while infusing it with a unique blend of historical references and modern-day absurdity.
As Commander Logar's journey unfolds, the film ultimately delivers a message about the importance of understanding and embracing diversity, as well as the timeless values of friendship and loyalty.
"A.R.O.G" is a comedic science fiction adventure that showcases the comedic talents of its cast and provides an enjoyable and light-hearted cinematic experience. It offers a playful and satirical take on time travel and explores themes of cultural clash, adaptation, and the potential consequences of disrupting the fabric of history.
With its blend of humor, imagination, and social commentary, "A.R.O.G" invites viewers to embark on a whimsical journey through time and celebrate the joy of laughter in the face of absurdity.
Cast: Jim Cummings, Brenda Blethyn, Peter Cullen, Teresa Ganzel
In the enchanting Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and the rest of their friends embark on a whimsical adventure when they become convinced that a dreaded creature called a Heffalump has invaded their peaceful home. Fueled by fear and misunderstanding, they set out to capture the mysterious intruder.
Meanwhile, Lumpy, a curious and kind-hearted young Heffalump, ventures into the Hundred Acre Wood with his own sense of adventure. Unaware of the rumors and misconceptions surrounding his kind, Lumpy befriends Roo, the energetic and fearless kangaroo. The two form an unlikely bond, challenging the prejudices held by both their respective communities.
As Pooh and his friends close in on their mission to catch the Heffalump, they are met with surprising discoveries that challenge their preconceived notions. Along the way, they learn that appearances can be deceiving and that it is possible to find friendship and understanding even in the most unexpected places.
Through song, laughter, and heartwarming moments, "Pooh's Heffalump Movie" carries a powerful message of acceptance, empathy, and embracing differences. As the characters confront their fears and open their hearts to the unknown, they discover that true friendship knows no boundaries and that there is beauty in embracing the unique qualities of others.
Filled with delightful animation, memorable characters, and timeless wisdom, "Pooh's Heffalump Movie" captures the essence of childhood innocence and the power of friendship. It reminds viewers of all ages that the world becomes a richer place when we let go of our fears and judgments and instead approach one another with kindness, understanding, and an open heart.
Osami, a young man liberated from a slave auction, finds himself joining forces with Priest Ensai on a noble quest to transport relics of the Buddha to Osami's brother in Japan. The relics hold immense spiritual significance, and their safe delivery is of utmost importance.
To reach their destination, Osami and Ensai join a vast camel caravan traversing the vast western desert. Along the way, they encounter the harsh realities of the desert, relying on their wits and the camaraderie of their fellow travelers to survive. However, their journey takes a dark turn when they are captured by a tyrant king who has lost faith in humanity.
In a cruel twist of fate, the king strikes a deal with Osami. He allows Osami the opportunity to complete the delivery of the relics to his brother, but on the condition that he returns within three days to face a gruesome death by burning at the stake. If Osami fails to return in time, the innocent Priest Ensai will pay the ultimate price in his place.
With the clock ticking and the lives of both men hanging in the balance, Osami must summon every ounce of courage, determination, and resourcefulness to fulfill his promise and save his newfound friend. His journey becomes a race against time, filled with treacherous encounters, unexpected allies, and moral dilemmas that test the limits of his resolve.
"Kiganjo No Boken" is an epic tale of sacrifice, redemption, and the enduring power of faith. It explores themes of loyalty, spirituality, and the inherent goodness of humanity. As Osami battles against seemingly insurmountable odds, the film showcases the indomitable human spirit and the lengths one person will go to protect the innocent and honor a sacred duty.
Through stunning visuals, gripping action, and powerful performances, "Kiganjo No Boken" takes audiences on an unforgettable journey across vast landscapes, where the stakes are high and the triumphs hard-won. It is a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the transformative power of selfless acts in the face of adversity.
A group of adventurous young friends decides to embark on a camping trip to a secluded forest, hoping to escape the pressures of everyday life and immerse themselves in nature's beauty. Little do they know that their idyllic getaway is about to turn into a nightmare they could never have imagined.
As they venture deeper into the forest, the group encounters an enigmatic and seductive woman named Nola, who appears to be lost and in need of assistance. Drawn to her mysterious allure, one of the friends invites her to join their camping expedition, unknowingly unleashing a malevolent force that has been lurking in the woods.
As night falls, the friends begin to experience a series of inexplicable and terrifying events. They are hunted by an otherworldly creature that preys upon their fears and desires, taking the form of Nola to manipulate and deceive them. Trapped in a relentless battle for survival, the group must confront their darkest secrets and face the consequences of their actions.
As tensions rise and trust fractures within the group, they realize that their only hope of escaping the forest and defeating the malevolent force lies in unraveling the truth behind Nola's identity and the ancient curse that binds her to the land. With each passing moment, the threat grows stronger, and the line between reality and nightmare becomes increasingly blurred.
"Nymph" is a spine-chilling horror film that explores themes of desire, temptation, and the destructive power of supernatural forces. As the friends grapple with their own inner demons, they must confront the malevolent entity that haunts them, exposing the darkness that lies within their own souls. With atmospheric tension, shocking twists, and an eerie setting, "Nymph" delves into the depths of human fear and the consequences of crossing paths with ancient evil.
Cast: Barbara Eden, Yvette Mimieux, Claire Bloom, Russ Tamblyn
"The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm" weaves together the fascinating story of the renowned Grimm Brothers, Wilhelm and Jacob, as they embark on a quest to preserve and collect the enchanting fairy tales that have captivated generations. Set in the 19th century, the film follows their journey as they travel through German villages, encountering colorful characters and captivating folklore along the way.
As the brothers delve deeper into their mission, they find themselves immersed in the magical realms of the tales they seek to document. From Little Red Riding Hood and Cinderella to Rumpelstiltskin and The Dancing Princesses, the stories come alive through breathtaking and innovative animation sequences that bring their beloved characters to life.
Interwoven with the brothers' own personal experiences and challenges, the film delves into their unique bond as siblings and their passion for preserving the oral traditions of their homeland. Along their journey, they encounter obstacles and adversaries that test their resolve, but their unwavering dedication to their craft and the power of storytelling drives them forward.
"The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm" is not only a celebration of the timeless tales themselves but also a tribute to the enduring legacy of the Grimm Brothers. It explores the transformative power of imagination, the importance of preserving cultural heritage, and the impact that storytelling has on shaping our understanding of the world.
Through a blend of live-action and stunning animated sequences, the film immerses viewers in a world where fantasy and reality merge, creating an enchanting cinematic experience. With its colorful characters, memorable stories, and a touch of whimsy, "The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm" invites audiences of all ages to rediscover the magic and wonder of these beloved fairy tales.
Many years after the war has been lost, and all the dragons slain, a lone knight travels the lands of Agonos seeking to raise an army against the demon lord Abaddon. But the kings of men are fearful, happier to suffer under Abaddon's rule than risk rising up against him, and so far, the knight's quest has proved fruitless. There is hope, however, when a healer's vision reveals that one dragon still lives. Together with an eager young squire and a reformed assassin of Abaddon, the knight sets off in search of the fabled creature. As the armies of Abaddon descend on the human kingdoms, the dragon is their last hope of fending off the horde, before it lays waste to the lands of men. But does the creature even exist? And if it does, will it fight for them once more?
Cast: Luke Bilyk, Benjamin Sutherland, Alanna Bale
Anna has been living in a haze of psychedelic blood bliss for as long as she can remember. Her hedonistic existence is challenged when she meets Robbie, a charming alcoholic party boy late one night. He is looking for a drink; she is looking for a feed; they bond. Anna takes him home, intrigued that Robbie doesn't care if he lives or dies. She decides to let him live and stay with her until he gets sober - putting her at odds with her true murderous nature and the wrath of her vampire clan. When Anna watches her best mortal friend die from cancer, she's inspired to choose life. Confronted by her cohort of vampires, Anna vows to quit blood and become human again for the love of life - and Robbie, of course. Anna, weakened by blood withdrawal, makes a run for it with Robbie as they are preyed upon by the vampires. In a final showdown, what it means to be human is put to the test.
"Anna Magdalena" immerses viewers in the world of 18th-century Germany, offering a glimpse into the life and experiences of Anna Magdalena Bach, a talented and devoted musician in her own right. The film captures the complexities of her relationship with her husband, Johann Sebastian Bach, and the struggles she faces as a woman seeking recognition in a male-dominated musical landscape.
As the wife of one of the most revered composers of his time, Anna Magdalena dedicates herself to supporting Bach's artistic pursuits. She serves as a copyist, diligently transcribing his compositions and ensuring their preservation. Through her meticulous work, she plays an integral role in shaping and preserving Bach's musical legacy.
While her contributions are invaluable, Anna Magdalena yearns for recognition as a composer in her own regard. The film explores her personal aspirations, highlighting her talent and desire to create her own musical compositions. However, societal norms and the constraints placed on women prevent her from fully realizing her potential and achieving the recognition she deserves.
"Anna Magdalena" also delves into the dynamics of the Bach household, showcasing the challenges and sacrifices Anna Magdalena and Johann Sebastian face as they navigate the demands of their respective careers while raising a large family. The film portrays the deep bond between the couple, their shared passion for music, and the unwavering support they provide for each other.
Through its beautifully composed sequences and elegant period settings, "Anna Magdalena" offers an intimate and atmospheric portrait of a remarkable woman who played an essential role in shaping the musical legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach. The film presents an exploration of love, dedication, and the struggle for recognition, shedding light on the often overlooked contributions of women in the world of classical music.
"Anna Magdalena" pays homage to a remarkable historical figure and invites viewers to appreciate the multifaceted talents and remarkable resilience of Anna Magdalena Bach, an unsung heroine in the history of music.
Cast: Jonathan Pryce, Pam Grier, Diane Ladd, Jason Robards
"Something Wicked This Way Comes" centers around Will Halloway and Jim Nightshade, two best friends living in the quiet town of Green Town. Their lives take a sinister turn when a mysterious carnival, led by the charismatic and enigmatic Mr. Dark, arrives in town.
The carnival holds an alluring yet ominous atmosphere, promising to fulfill the desires of its patrons. However, as Will and Jim explore the carnival's dark corners, they discover its true nature—a malevolent force that preys on the deepest fears and regrets of those who visit.
As the town falls under the spell of the carnival, with people succumbing to their darkest temptations, Will and Jim find themselves pitted against Mr. Dark and his army of supernatural beings. With the help of Will's father, Charles, and the eccentric yet wise librarian, Miss Foley, the boys embark on a perilous journey to save their town and rescue their loved ones from the clutches of the carnival's malevolence.
"Something Wicked This Way Comes" delves into themes of temptation, the power of choices, and the battle between good and evil. It explores the resilience of friendship, the importance of family, and the bravery required to confront one's deepest fears.
With its atmospheric cinematography, haunting musical score, and evocative performances, the film captures the eerie and enchanting essence of Ray Bradbury's imaginative storytelling. It transports viewers into a world where the line between reality and fantasy blurs, where the supernatural and the ordinary collide.
Through its exploration of the human psyche and the dangers of unchecked desires, "Something Wicked This Way Comes" serves as a cautionary tale. It reminds audiences of the importance of self-awareness, the strength of community, and the power of confronting one's own demons.
With its blend of mystery, suspense, and supernatural elements, "Something Wicked This Way Comes" invites viewers on a chilling and thought-provoking journey. It serves as a reminder that darkness exists within us all, but it is through courage, compassion, and the bonds of friendship that we can overcome the forces that threaten to consume us.