Playlist: Halloween

The Goonies elokuvan juliste.

The Goonies

Julkaistu:

“The Goonies” is a 1985 American adventure film directed by Richard Donner and written by Steven Spielberg. The movie tells the story of a group of adventurous kids who embark on a quest to find hidden treasure in order to save their homes from demolition. Here’s the plot of the film:

The story is set in the small town of Astoria, Oregon, and revolves around a group of friends known as the Goonies. The Goonies consist of Mikey (Sean Astin), Brand (Josh Brolin), Chunk (Jeff Cohen), Mouth (Corey Feldman), and Data (Jonathan Ke Quan), who are all very close friends. Their homes are threatened with foreclosure because a construction company plans to build a golf course in the area.

When the Goonies come across Mikey’s old treasure map and an old pirate legend, they decide to follow the map in the hopes of finding the legendary “One-Eyed Willy’s” treasure, which would provide the necessary funds to save their homes. The children embark on an incredible adventure into a cave filled with traps and dangers.

During their journey, they encounter various challenges, including a dangerous criminal known as “The Fratellis” and must use their wits and teamwork to survive. Ultimately, they discover the treasure, but their adventure takes a terrifying turn when they encounter One-Eyed Willy himself.

“Goonies” is an adventure filled with humor, suspense, and heartwarming moments. It remains a cult classic known for its lovable characters and adventurous spirit.

Gremlins elokuvan juliste.

Gremlins

Julkaistu:

“Gremlins” (translated as “Riiviöt” in Finnish) is a 1984 American horror-comedy film directed by Joe Dante and written by Chris Columbus. Steven Spielberg served as an executive producer. The film follows the horror experiences faced by a young man named Billy Peltzer and his family in a small town called Kingston Falls.

The plot begins when Billy Peltzer (Zach Galligan) receives a cute little creature as a Christmas gift, known as a “Mogwai.” Mogwai is a small, furry creature that must be cared for very carefully: they should not be exposed to bright light, they must not come into contact with water, and they must not be fed after midnight. Billy’s father purchased the Mogwai as a gift from the town’s eccentric collector.

When Billy’s disobedient cousin accidentally spills water on the Mogwai, it results in the creation of more Mogwai creatures, which are much more mischievous and less friendly than the original. These new forms are called Gremlins, and they wreak havoc and chaos in the town.

The film follows Billy, his girlfriend Kate (Phoebe Cates), and the Mogwai’s attempts to control the rampage and destruction caused by the Gremlins. They battle these malevolent creatures using various tricks and traps, utilizing a variety of household items.

“Gremlins” combines horror and comedy and is known for creating the iconic and cute Mogwai creatures alongside the mischievous Gremlins. The film has achieved cult status and is a popular choice during the holiday season for those looking for a slightly different Christmas movie. It also suits Halloween festivities.

Tim Burtons Corpse Bride elokuvan juliste.

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

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“Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride” is a stop-motion animated film released in 2005, telling the story of Victor, a young man who is about to enter into an arranged marriage with a young woman named Victoria. However, Victor accidentally marries a deceased bride, Corpse Bride, while practicing his wedding vows in the forest. In the film, Corpse Bride is named Emily.

Guided by Emily, Victor finds himself in the world of the dead, portrayed in the movie as a dark and surreal place. Victor soon realizes that the world of the dead is very different from the world of the living, and he tries to find a way back to the living. At the same time, he learns more about Emily and her tragic fate.

The film features many adventures and musical numbers and explores themes such as love, death, and hope. Ultimately, the movie concludes with a romantic and touching ending that brings happiness to most of the characters.

“Corpse Bride” embodies Tim Burton’s typical style, known for its dark and fantastical aesthetics, and it has received praise for its animation, characters, and music.

Paranorman elokuvan juliste.

ParaNorman

Julkaistu:

“ParaNorman” is a stop-motion animated film released in 2012, aimed primarily at children and young audiences, but it is also suitable for adults. The movie follows a young boy named Norman Babcock, who is special because he has the ability to see and communicate with spirits. Norman lives in a small town called Blithe Hollow, which is known for its historical witch trials.

Norman is tasked with saving the town from the reactivation of an ancient curse. He learns from the spirits that his town is under the threat of an impending zombie attack, and only he can prevent it. Norman must navigate through various dangers and uncover how to break the curse that has afflicted his hometown for years.

The film combines humor, horror, and a deeper message of acceptance and diversity. It also addresses the fears and prejudices of adults and their impact on children and young people. “ParaNorman” is renowned for its impressive animation techniques and offers both an entertaining and touching story.

Ghostbusters elokuvan juliste.

Ghostbusters

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“Ghostbusters” is an American comedy film released in 1984, which follows the story of a company founded by four men specialized in paranormal phenomena, known as Ghostbusters.

The story begins with Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), a former professor at the New York University’s Department of Parapsychology, working alongside his colleagues Raymond “Ray” Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis). When they lose their jobs at the university, they decide to start their own business called Ghostbusters, with the purpose of investigating and capturing paranormal phenomena.

Ghostbusters equips themselves with unique proton beams and traps to capture ghosts and other supernatural entities. The business starts to thrive when they are hired for their first job, investigating paranormal activity at the New York Public Library. From then on, they encounter many ghosts and other supernatural threats in the city.

The plot of the film also introduces the threat of Gozer The Gozerian, an ancient Sumerian deity. To prevent Gozer’s return, the Ghostbusters must join forces and confront great danger to save the city.

“Ghostbusters” is a comedy that blends humor, horror, and supernatural elements, and it has become a classic thanks to its hilarious plot and the iconic theme song, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. The movie was a massive hit and remains popular over the years.

In 1985, the film won a BAFTA Award for Best Original Song.

Frankenweenie elokuvan juliste.

Frankenweenie

Julkaistu:

“Frankenweenie” is a stop-motion animated film released in 2012, directed by Tim Burton. The film is in black and white and is based on Burton’s short film of the same name from 1984.

The story revolves around a young Victor Frankenstein, a young and talented prodigy scientist, who lives in the dreamlike town of New Holland. Victor’s only friend is his beloved dog, Sparky, and they share a very close bond.

One fateful day, a tragic accident occurs when Sparky is involved in a car accident and dies. Victor is deeply saddened by the loss but is soon inspired to bring Sparky back to life. He uses his scientific skills to build a device that resurrects Sparky.

At first, Sparky seems to be his old self, but Victor’s secret starts to leak out and becomes known to a few of the town’s residents. Soon, other children in New Holland begin to experiment with similar methods to bring their own pets back to life, leading to all sorts of comical and horrifying events.

As Victor and his friends try to keep the situation under control, the adults fear that these experiments could lead to disaster. The film explores themes of friendship, dedication, and acceptance.

“Frankenweenie” embodies Tim Burton’s distinctive style and offers a unique take on classic horror movies, along with a touching story of the strong bond between Victor and Sparky.

Goosebumps elokuvan juliste.

Goosebumps

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“Goosebumps” is a 2015 American horror-comedy film based on R.L. Stine’s popular book series for young people of the same name.

The story begins when teenager Zach Cooper moves with his mother to the small town of Greenville. The mysterious writer R.L. lives next door to Zach. Stine (played by Jack Black), whose collection he keeps very secret. Zach meets Stine’s daughter Hannah (Odeya Rush) and they become friends.

Soon, Zach and his new friend Champ (Ryan Lee) discover that something strange is going on at Stine’s house. They get in and find Stine’s locked books containing the monsters from all the Goosebumps books. When they accidentally release one of these monsters, they realize that books can bring all the monsters in the stories to life.

Zach, Hannah, Champ and R.L. himself. Stine now has to fight against time together and prevent monsters from destroying the city. On their way, they encounter many monsters from the Goosebumps series, such as Slappy doll, living trees, large cockroaches and other scary creatures.

The film combines humor and horror into an adventure for young people as they try to stop monsters from wreaking havoc. In the end, they have to use their wits and courage to defeat the monsters and save their town.

“Goosebumps” is an entertaining film that combines humor and horror for young viewers.

Hotel Transylvania elokuvan juliste.

Hotel Transylvania

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“Hotel Transylvania” is an animated film released in 2012, which tells the story of monsters and other supernatural characters who vacation at Dracula’s-owned amusement resort called “Hotel Transylvania.” This hotel is designed to provide a safe place for monsters to relax, far away from the human world.

The plot of the film revolves around Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler), who is the owner of the hotel and a father. He is hosting his daughter Mavis’s (voiced by Selena Gomez) 118th birthday party at the hotel. Mavis has always lived at the hotel and has never been to the human world. She has a dream of leaving the hotel and experiencing the world for herself.

Everything changes when a young human named Jonathan (voiced by Andy Samberg) accidentally stumbles into Hotel Transylvania. Dracula tries to keep Jonathan away from Mavis, but soon he realizes that the young man isn’t as bad as he initially thought. Jonathan and Mavis start to like each other, and Dracula has to balance love and safety.

The plot of the film follows Dracula’s attempts to prevent Mavis and Jonathan’s relationship, but at the same time, it raises questions about friendship, prejudice, and the importance of family. Ultimately, the story moves towards reconciliation and understanding of differences. “Hotel Transylvania” offers comedy, humor, and monstrous adventures for the whole family.

We hold the non-theatrical rights to all Hotel Transylvania films:

Hotel Transylvania
Hotel Transylvania 2
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

Monsteriperhe Kukaan ei ole täydellinen elokuvan juliste.

Monster Family 2

Julkaistu:

In order to free Baba Yaga and Renfield from the clutches of Monster Hunter Mila Starr, the Wishbone family once again transforms into a vampire, Frankenstein’s monster, a mummy, and a werewolf. Assisted by their three pet bats, the Monster Family travels the world to rescue their friends, make new monstrous acquaintances, and ultimately become aware that ‘nobody is perfect’ because even those with flaws can find happiness.

Juliste elokuvasta Monsterit Oy.

Monsters, Inc.

Julkaistu:

Monsters live in their own town, where they generate electricity for the town by scaring children. Monsters get to the children by going through dimension gates. The most famous monsters in scaring children are two monsters called Mike and Sullivan. One day they meet an extraordinary child who has accidentally got lost in monster town and find out that there is a much more effective way of generating electricity than scaring: making children laugh. The film’s topic of generating electricity is indeed very topical. A fun touch in the movie is that monster think children are toxic and dangerous, so that even touching them could be fatal.

The film has won an Oscar in 2002 for the best score for the song “If I Didn’t Have You”.