The Dark Crystal (1982)

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 28, for Thanksgiving.

A certain breed of  animated film offers the best of the  horror film genre – increasingly creepy story lines and sinister atmospherics –  without the violence and gross-out images that now dominate live-action  productions.
Animated Horrors Film Series
Monday, October 25, 2010
8:30pm @ Central Library

The Dark Crystal (1982) on October 25. Created by Muppet masters Jim Henson and Frank Oz and featuring designs by fantasy artist Brian Froud, THE DARK CRYSTAL is the age-old tale of good vs. evil in a magical, mystical land peopled with the most marvelous creatures. To spin this tale of myth, mystery, and adventure, astounding special effects combining electronics, puppetry, make-up, hydraulics, and craft are used to create a fantastic world. Rated PG. (94 min.)

A certain breed of animated film offers the best of the horror film genre – increasingly creepy story lines and sinister atmospherics – without the violence and gross-out images that now dominate live-action productions.