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Bewitched
rating:2.9

Bewitched

2005Runtime:0 minutes
Hoping to revive his career, washed-up actor Jack Wyatt is convinced that Isabel Bigelow would make the perfect Samantha to his Darrin in a film update of the 1960s sitcom "Bewitched." But Jack doesn't know how right he is: Isabel really is a witch.

Directed by:

  • Nora Ephron
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    Grimm's Snow White
    rating:2.9

    Grimm's Snow White

    2012Runtime:0 minutes
    Unrelated to the big screen versions of the classic story, this low budget tale of an evil queen determined to dispose of her beautiful stepdaughter, Snow White, introduces reptilian creatures and other twists.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Goldenberg
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    The Scarlet Flower
    rating:2.9

    The Scarlet Flower

    1977Runtime:0 minutes
    In this exquisite Russian adaptation of the Beauty and the Beast tale, a merchant with three daughters sets off on a trip overseas and promises to return bearing gifts for all. The youngest and most beautiful, Alyoria, hopes that he'll return with a scarlet flower she's dreamed about that can only be found in the land of a fearsome beast. When the merchant is captured by the beast, Alyoria must rush to her father's rescue and tame the creature.

    Directed by:

  • Irina Povolotskaya
  • rating:2.9 2.9 Average Rating

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    A Heavenly Vintage
    rating:2.8

    A Heavenly Vintage

    2009Runtime:0 minutes
    In this romantic fantasy set in 19th-century France and based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Knox, peasant winemaker Sobran Jodeau sets about to create the perfect vintage. Luckily for him, he has an angel on his side.

    Directed by:

  • Niki Caro
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    The Tempest
    rating:2.8

    The Tempest

    2010Runtime:0 minutes
    After years stranded on a deserted island, exiled duchess and sorceress Prospera (Helen Mirren) exacts vengeance on her enemies, whose passing vessel she has shipwrecked. What she doesn't know is that the ship also carries a potential suitor to her daughter (Felicity Jones). Writer-director Julie Taymor's bold adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play also stars Russell Brand, Djimon Hounsou, Alfred Molina and Chris Cooper.

    Directed by:

  • Julie Taymor
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    The Legend of Cryin' Ryan
    rating:2.8

    The Legend of Cryin' Ryan

    1998Runtime:0 minutes
    The restless spirit of a former young bully known as Cryin' Ryan Greene (Ernie Lively) needs help leaving Earth and moving on to the other side. But he can't find peace unless his brutal murder is solved, the killer identified and his name cleared. Unfortunately, it's been 40 years … but when Kris (Andi Eystad) runs into Ryan's tombstone while playing in the cemetery, she calls him up from the dead and comes to his aid after hearing his plea.

    Directed by:

  • Deanna Shapiro
  • rating:2.8 2.8 Average Rating

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    Cartoon Noir
    rating:2.6

    Cartoon Noir

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Six animated shorts eschew traditional animation by featuring supernatural elements and darker themes, such as alien snatchings, life among mannequins and a spiritual rebirth. Among the films are "Ape," which features a couple fighting over a cooked monkey every night; "The Story of the Cat and the Moon," which is a tale of unrequited love; and "Gentle Spirit," which is based on a Fyodor Dostoyevsky story.

    Directed by:

  • Pedro Serrazina
  • Julie Zammarchi
  • Piotr Dumala
  • Paul Vester
  • Suzan Pitt
  • rating:2.6 2.6 Average Rating

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    The Dungeonmaster
    rating:2.5

    The Dungeonmaster

    1984Runtime:0 minutes
    The evil wizard Mestema (Richard Moll) has waited centuries for the perfect opponent. He finally finds him in nerdy programmer Paul (Jeffrey Byron) -- an otherwise regular guy with an unusually close bond to his sentient computer -- whom he challenges to a series of trials. Testing Paul's physical strength and mental acuity, Mestema forces him to battle monsters, zombies and more to save his soul and that of his girlfriend, Gwen (Leslie Wing).

    Directed by:

  • Dave Allen
  • John Carl Buechler
  • Steven Ford
  • Peter Manoogian
  • Ted Nicolaou
  • Rosemarie Turko
  • Charles Band
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    Computer Animation Classics
    rating:2.5

    Computer Animation Classics

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    A pastiche of foreign TV commercials, daring student projects, whimsical experimental designs and more, this program surveys groundbreaking examples of early computer animation that paved the way for more recent advances in CGI form and technology. Shorts include "Eurthythmy" by Susan Amkraut and Michael Girard, "Balloon Guy" by Chris Wedge, "Dance of the Stumblers" by Steve Segal, the music video to Mick Jagger's "Hard Woman" and more.

    Directed by:

  • Susan Amkraut
  • rating:2.5 2.5 Average Rating

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    The Films of Suzan Pitt: El Doctor / Joy Street / Asparagus
    rating:2.4

    The Films of Suzan Pitt: El Doctor / Joy Street / Asparagus

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    This collection of short films showcases the originality of Suzan Pitt's strange yet beautiful animation, which has enchanted audiences for three decades. The surreal "El Doctor" tells the tale of a Mexican physician who goes on a twisted journey. Next, in "Joy Street" a woman travels from the depths of depression to happiness with the help of an unlikely guardian angel. Finally, "Asparagus" takes viewers on a vivid, sexually charged nightmare.

    Directed by:

  • Suzan Pitt
  • rating:2.4 2.4 Average Rating

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    Anxious Animation
    rating:2.3

    Anxious Animation

    2006Runtime:0 minutes
    Prepare to have your preconceived notions of all things animated stripped away in this collection of creative mindscapes from six modern film artists. Welcome to the surreal and psychedelic world of some of the most cutting-edge visionaries and designers, including Lewis Klahr, Janie Geiser, Jim Trainor and the team of Bay Area animators Rodney Ascher, Syd Garon and Eric Henry. Adding to the quirk factor is the music of Buckethead and DJ Q-Bert.

    Directed by:

  • Eric Henry
  • Syd Garon
  • Rodney Ascher
  • Jim Trainor
  • Janie Geiser
  • Lewis Klahr
  • rating:2.3 2.3 Average Rating

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    Best of the Best: Especially for Kids
    rating:2.2

    Best of the Best: Especially for Kids

    2000Runtime:0 minutes
    Presenting nine Academy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated animated shorts into a smart collection for children. Featured films include "Christmas Cracker" (Oscar nomination, 1964), "Evolution" (Oscar nomination, 1971), "The Sand Castle" (Oscar winner, 1977), "Every Child" (Oscar winner, 1979), "The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin" (Oscar nomination, 1981) and "The Cat Came Back" (Oscar nomination, 1988).

    Directed by:

  • Jeff Hale
  • Norman McLaren
  • Grant Munro
  • Michael Mills
  • Co Hoedeman
  • Eugene Fedorenko
  • Janet Perlman
  • Cordell Barker
  • Gerald Potterton
  • rating:2.2 2.2 Average Rating

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    Equinox Knocks
    rating:2.2

    Equinox Knocks

    1999Runtime:0 minutes
    It's the witching hour when 17-year-old Allie Black (Katherine James) plots revenge on her philandering boyfriend after catching him in the arms of her archrival, Lynette. Unfortunately, Allie's wishes collide with the autumnal equinox, and she becomes … a &NFi;he&NFi_;! Only Allie's best friend, Courtney (Debra Cassidy), has the power to reverse the process -- if she can remember the right incantation, that is!

    Directed by:

  • Francine Rzeznik
  • rating:2.2 2.2 Average Rating

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    Still Twisted
    rating:2.2

    Still Twisted

    1997Runtime:0 minutes
    Four warped tales from the Aussie TV series "Twisted" starring Bryan Brown make up this mind-bending collection: A woman finds herself pursued by more than just her guilty conscience after a hit-and-run accident; a ballroom dancing champion hides dark secrets from his past; a hit man finds that a routine job is anything but; and a woman trapped in a railway station finds herself in strange company.

    Directed by:

  • Michael Offer
  • Ian Gilmore
  • Kate Dennis
  • rating:2.2 2.2 Average Rating

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    Mirror Mirror III: The Voyeur
    rating:2.2

    Mirror Mirror III: The Voyeur

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Cassandra (Monique Parent) vanishes just as her druggie husband (Richard Cansino) is killed in a fight with police. With Cassandra presumed dead, her lover Anthony (Billy Drago) moves into the couple's abandoned house and soon finds that Cassandra's still living there -- in spirit. Having Anthony there sets her free, until he starts bringing other women around, which infuriates her, sending her on a deadly rampage from beyond the grave.

    Directed by:

  • Rachel Gordon
  • rating:2.2 2.2 Average Rating

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    The Magic Bubble
    rating:2.2

    The Magic Bubble

    1992Runtime:0 minutes
    On her 40th birthday, Julia Cole (Diane Salinger) is anything but happy. Neglected by her husband (John Calvin), Julia dreams of turning back the hands of time. When a bottle of magic bubbles transforms her into a younger woman, Julia gets the chance to live out her dream. She catches the attention of a young man named Mac (George Clooney), but when he eventually asks her to leave her husband, Julia is faced with the ultimate decision.

    Directed by:

  • Deborah Ringel
  • rating:2.2 2.2 Average Rating

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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
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