LIGHT SLEEPER
1992, Lionsgate, 103 min, USA, Dir: Paul Schrader

Willem Dafoe is an alienated drug courier in night-time Manhattan, faced with intimations of his own mortality in this underrated, neo-Bressonian crime film from the author of TAXI DRIVER. Dana Delaney gives a powerful, understated performance as Dafoe's ex-girlfriend fated for a tragic end, while Susan Sarandon shines as his drug-dealer boss experiencing her own painful spiritual growth.


BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM
1993, Warner Bros., 76 min, USA, Dir: Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski

In this critically acclaimed animated feature spinoff from the “Batman” animated television show, the Caped Crusader must exonerate himself after being framed by vigilante assassin the Phantasm for the murders of various mob bosses. With a great cast of actors doing the voices for the comic book characters, including Kevin Conroy, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Stacy Keach, Abe Vigoda, Dick Miller, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., John P. Ryan, Marilu Henner and Mark Hamill.


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