Best Fantasy Movies of 1989
The Gifted One
A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.
From the Dead of Night
After having a near death experience Joanna finds her life in constant danger. She begins to believe that certain forces are trying to bring her back into the world of the dead. Her boyfriend Glen thinks she's crazy so Joanna turns to her ex-boyfriend, Peter. It just so happens that Peter is a strong believer in the supernatural and even teaches a course on it at a local college. Together they must confront the "walkers" so that Joanna can live to see another day.
The Corsican Brothers
A vendetta between two Corsican families is the background to Alexandre Dumas' story of the strange bond between twin brothers, who are separated at birth.
On Halloween night, two shabby, dimwitted hunchbacks dig up the anthology horror video CreepTales that was buried with their Uncle Munger, and show it to their dimwitted monster friends.Filming began in 1986 and was finished in 1989, but the video was never released until 2004.
A drama directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark.
Satan has a special way of bringing people together! Forty years ago Henry Adams rescued his son Tom from the hands of a satanic cult. Now, on holiday with his family, Tom finds himself mysteriously dragged back to Sutterville, the scene of his attempted murder all those years ago. Trapped in this chilling ghost town, the Andrews family must fight for their lives. Earthquakes, levitation and the darkest forces of the supernatural are thrown against them as they find themselves in a pitched battle against the power of Satan himself!
Duke Bluebeard's Castle
This highly acclaimed film version of Béla Bartók's searing psychological opera, performed by Robert Lloyd and Elizabeth Laurence, won the 1989 Prix Italia Music Prize. Bartók's short opera, one of the composer's most impressive early works, tells the macabre legend of Duke Bluebeard, who brings his young wife Judith to live in his remote castle. The dramatic intensity increases as sinister secrets are gradually unveiled, bringing the opera to its haunting conclusion.
The Wickedest Witch
Avarissa, a witch so evil that she was banished to an underground kingdom, attempts to trick a human child into committing a despicable act so that she can switch places with him and escape.
Playboy: Sexy Lingerie
Nine Playmates and a host of male and female models illustrate the changing look of boudoir undergarments over the years.
The Black Cat
Mark Ravenna, a famous Italian horror film director, sets out to script his latest film entitled 'Suspiria : De Profundis'. His film is based on Dario ArgentoÆs 'Suspiria' and 'Inferno' and deals with the story of Levana, Queen of all Witches. Levana is the eldest of the three mistresses of darkness, mother of madness, most powerful of all evil. Ravenna is warned not to make his film in fear of actually summoning Levana to the present day. He does not heed these warnings and casts his wife Anne to play the lead role of Levana. Anne reads the script and is then haunted and terrorized by the evil witch who tells her she will suffer terrible tortures if she continues, and that everyone involved with the production will suffer dire consequences.