THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI ACROSS THE 8TH DIMENSION
1984, Park Circus/MGM, 103 min, USA, Dir: W.D. Richter

Brilliant brain surgeon Banzai (Peter Weller) has just made scientific history: By shifting his Oscillation Overthruster into warp speed, he's the first man to travel to the Eighth Dimension ... and come back sane! But when his sworn enemy, the demented Dr. Lizardo (John Lithgow), devises a plot to steal the Overthruster and bring an army of evil aliens back to destroy Earth, Buckaroo goes cranium to cranium with the madman in an extra-dimensional battle that could result in total annihilation of the universe. Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum and Christopher Lloyd costar in this cult classic.


WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT?
1988, Disney, 103 min, USA, Dir: Robert Zemeckis

Director Robert Zemeckis (BACK TO THE FUTURE), with the help of producer Steven Spielberg, made this exhilarating, groundbreaking movie blending live-action and animation, with real people and cartoon characters co-existing in 1940s Hollywood. Toon star Roger Rabbit (voiced by Charles Fleischer) goes to down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins), hiring him to investigate his supposedly two-timing wife, Jessica. With Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Lloyd, Stubby Kaye. "Sheer, enchanted entertainment from the first frame to the last - a joyous, giddy, goofy celebration of the kind of fun you can have with a movie camera." - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times


ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES
1993, Paramount, 94 min, USA, Dir: Barry Sonnenfeld

When Gomez (Raul Julia) and Morticia (Anjelica Huston) welcome a new baby into the family, evil nanny Joan Cusack invades the household and sets her cap for Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd). Paul Rudnick's wickedly satirical script, which includes the brilliant conceit of sending the Addams kids off to summer camp, makes this the rare sequel that improves upon the original.


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