THE IRON MASK
1929, Photoplay Productions, 95 min, USA, Dir: Allan Dwan

Douglas Fairbanks stars as D’Artagnan in this rip-roaring adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s series of novels. When the newly born heir to King Louis XIII’s kingdom surprisingly has a twin, the baby is smuggled away to Spain to ensure the peaceful future of France. D’Artagnan is enlisted by Cardinal Richelieu to look after the hidden prince. Many years later, after Richelieu’s death, the nefarious Rochefort kidnaps the new king and disguises him with an imposing iron mask, replacing the ruler with his twin. Can D’Artagnan save the abducted king and return the country to stability?


SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN
2012, Universal, 116 min, USA, Dir: Rupert Sanders

In this visionary, Gothic reimagining of the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale, vain queen Ravenna (Oscar winner Charlize Theron) sends an intrepid huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) into the foreboding woods to find and kill Snow White (Kristen Stewart), a princess who is prophesied as "the fairest of them all." But when the Huntsman and tough warrior Snow White come face to face, allegiances change. With costumes by three-time Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood. Produced by Joe Roth (ALICE IN WONDERLAND) and Sam Mercer (THE SIXTH SENSE) and directed by Rupert Sanders ("Halo 3").


SUPERMAN 2
1980, Warner Bros., 116 min, USA, Dir: Richard Lester

Three super-villains from Krypton (including Terence Stamp) arrive on Earth to bedevil Christopher Reeve’s Man of Steel.


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