I barely remember the last time I watched "I, Robot...You, Jane," but this time it struck me like a thunderbolt. It’s easy to identify with Willow when you’re a nerdy teenage girl, but it’s something different when she perfectly recreates the relationship you had with The Ex.
I could write a dissertation on how the movie Willow formed a great deal of my psyche growing up. Be it the furious and fierce Sorsha or the shirtless and flowing-haired Madmartigan, it left its mark on me. ANYWAY. Val Kilmer tweeted this photo of himself and the fantastic Warwick Davis on set of Life's Too Short, Davis' show with Ricky Gervais. Presumably they'll be making fun of, and in turn promoting, the release of the Willow anniversary blu-ray. I can't wait.
(via Val Kilmer)
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Okay, Lydia Deetz and most of the other female characters featured in Kishokahime's DeviantArt gallery aren't princesses, but you know what I mean. They're the leading ladies of a bunch of animated and genre films from an era that corresponds to a lot of childhoods these days. And they may not get as much play in the media as Cinderella, but that doesn't mean we've forgotten about them. So here's to the strange and unusual movies where unicorns are a far more likely occurrence and Tim Curry is almost always the villain.