The Secret of NIMH (1982)
The Secret of NIMH (1982) on October 18. A timid field mouse must summon the courage to defy man, beast, and nature in her search to cure her ailing son. Based on Robert C. O’Brien’s award-winning children’s book. Rated PG. (82 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.
Other films in the series include:
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.)