Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 4 clip - starring Karen Black, Malcolm McDowell, Jeff Goldblum, Matthew Broderick, Shelley Duvall, Paul Reubens. Directed by John Howard Davies.
In a dusty, underpopulated California resort town, a naive southern waif, Pinky Rose (Sissy Spacek), idolizes and befriends her fellow nurse, the would-be sophisticate and “thoroughly modern” Millie Lammoreaux (Shelley Duvall). When Millie takes Pinky in as her roommate, Pinky’s hero worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than either could have anticipated. Featuring brilliant performances from Spacek and Duvall, this dreamlike masterpiece from Robert Altman careens from the humorous to the chilling to the surreal, resulting in one of the most unusual and compelling films of the 1970s.
Shelley Duvall's terrific series of classic fairy tales, featuring many top-notch guest stars.
Shelley Duvall's superb pairings of star narrators to top-notch stories, results in a series that's first rate. Two stories per tape including 'Bill and Pete', Tomie de Paola's popular tale of an alligator and his toothbrush bird.
In Terry Gilliam's fantastic voyage through time and space, a young boy named Kevin (Craig Warnock) escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarves. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being (Ralph Richardson), they plunder treasure from Napoleon (Ian Holm) and Agamemnon (Sean Connery)but the Evil Genius (David Warner) is watching their every move! Featuring a darkly playful script by Gilliam and costar Michael Palin, TIME BANDITS is all at once giddy fairy tale, revisionist history lesson, and satire on technology gone awry.
Faerie Tale Theatre: Season 3 clip - starring Karen Black, Malcolm McDowell, Jeff Goldblum, Matthew Broderick, Shelley Duvall, Paul Reubens. Directed by John Howard Davies.
The classic comic strip characters come to life! Popeye the sailor arrives in the quaint village of Sweethaven to search for the father who abandoned him. Directed by Robert Altman, songs by Harry Nilsson.
One wants to marry her. One wants to murder her. Love is a four letter word that spells trouble for the sunny, level headed ordertaker at a small town burger-matic.
Modern-day comedy version of "Cyrano de Bergerac". Martin, looking like Pinocchio after telling a lie, is very funny!
When a young woman (Juliette Lewis) inherits a handsome, huge New York apartment at the rent-controlled monthly bargain of $400, it looks too good to be true. She is immediately confronted by a collection of creepy neighbors: a nosy first floor busybody, a surly superintendent who isn't allowed his own set of keys, a mystery tenant who flees at the sight of her, and a reclusive fourth-floor neighbor who turns a war of wills into an all-out guerilla campaign of terror. When her place is overrun with rats and maggots, her pushy boyfriend (William Hurt), insists she leave but she's determined to continue her first bout of independence… even if it kills her.
When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh Talos is unleashed! Before all are lost, team leader Sir Richard Turkel (horror legend Christopher Lee, Dracula) heroically sacrifices his own life to destroy the tomb and contain Talos once more. Then, years later, Sir Richard's granddaughter (Louise Lombard) sets out with her own team to finish her grandfather's work, not knowing that she herself is about to reawaken the supernatural terror of the mummified Talos. Also starring action star Jason Scott Lee (Rudyard Kipling's, The Jungle Book), the heart-pounder Russell Mulcahy's Tale of the Mummy tells us that this time, there may be nothing that can stop the mummy's murderous quest for immortality.
When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh-Talos - is unleashed! But before all are lost, team leader Sir Richard Turkel (horror legend Christopher Lee,Dracula) heroically sacrifices his own life to destroy the tomb and contain Talos once more.
When an archaeological expedition opens an ancient Egyptian tomb, the unimaginable evil of a cursed pharaoh-Talos-is unleashed! But before all are lost, team leader Sir Richard Turkel heroically sacrifices his own life to destroy the tomb and contain Talos once more. Then, years later, Sir Richard's granddaughter sets out with her own team to finish her grandfather's work...not knowing that she herself is about to reawaken the supernatural terror of the mummified Talos.
Box office superstar Drew Barrymore ("50 First Dates," "Charlie's Angels") stars in this romantic comedy about the obsession of two brothers -- one wants to marry her, the other wants to kill her. Luke Wilson ("Old School," "Legally Blonde") also stars.
Sally Jackson is pregnant, and the baby's father's wife, Beatrice, is not pleased. Beatrice sends her sons to keep an eye on Sally, but Dorian begins to fall for Sally...
Pergola Winsproggle learns to put her toys away.
Fetlock Moohead learns not to be such a showoff.
Egbert is convinced that there are scary robbers in his closet. With Christopher Lloyd.
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (Jean Stapleton) has the perfect remedy for a constantly crying Pergola Winsproggle. With James Whitmore.
Potsi (Shelley Duvall) finds herself in charge of children who refuse to go to sleep.
Charlie's pet parrot sheds his feathers over his owner's neglect. With Joan Cusack and Ed Begley Jr.
A king who is overly protective of his daughters discovers that their dancing shoes are mysteriously being worn out every night, and offers to let any prince who can solve the mystery choose any of the princesses to have as his bride.
The story of a lazy man who sleeps for 20 years.
A self-indulgent Emperor with peacock tendencies becomes the target of two conmen who use his arrogance against him.
A young man's journey from rags-to-riches, all because of his talented Puss in Boots.
When her best friend is taken by the fabled Snow Queen, a girl named Gerda begins a perilous journey to rescue him.
The beautiful daughter of a merchant sacrifices her freedom to save her father from the punishment of a cursed beast.
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