MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE
1987, Park Circus/MGM, 106 min, USA, Dir: Gary Goddard

“I have the power!” A battle fought in the stars comes to Earth as the popular Mattel toy line comes to the big screen. After stealing a cosmic key, Skeletor (a perfectly cast Frank Langella) seizes control of the planet Eternia and is on the brink of ultimate power – unless He-Man (played by living action figure Dolph Lundgren) and his allies (including a pre-“Friends” Courteney Cox) can stop him. Elevated by Bill Conti’s epic score, this underrated fantasy courses with pulpy energy - Marvel Comics artist Jack Kirby was reputedly a source of inspiration. With Billy Barty, Meg Foster, Jon Cypher and Chelsea Field.


THE M WORD
2014, Rainbow Releasing, 120 min, USA, Dir: Henry Jaglom

“The change of life” takes the spotlight in this funny and fearless comedy from writer-director Henry Jaglom. At a struggling Los Angeles television station, a children’s show actress (Tanna Frederick) rallies her female co-workers to stand up to the station’s new boss (Michael Imperioli), sent from New York on a ruthless cost-cutting mission. Corey Feldman, Frances Fisher, Gregory Harrison and Mary Crosby are among the outstanding ensemble cast in this film about something every woman knows … and every man should.


SOMEONE TO LOVE
1987, Rainbow Releasing, 110 min, USA, Dir: Henry Jaglom

Director Henry Jaglom and some of his filmmaking friends convened at Santa Monica’s Mayfair Music Hall for a Valentine’s Day look at love. Among the guests in this largely improvised reflection on relationships are Sally Kellerman, singer Stephen Bishop and Orson Welles (in his final onscreen appearance).


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