Jim Henson leaves the Muppets at home and takes an adventure with David Bowie in this now cult classic from 1986. Henson partners with George Lucas and David Bowie take you into a dazzling world of fantasy and intrigue where everything seems possible and nothing is what it seems.
The plot revolves around Sarah's quest to rescue her little brother from the Goblin King while trapped in a world that is an enormous otherworldly maze. In real life she has to baby-sit her brother and contend with parents who don't understand her at all.
Pros: So old, it's just good fun to watch. Cons: So old, you'll probably be laughing and saying, "Oh man, it's so old." The Bottom Line: Ok, it is old, but it is also a lot of fun. Even now, my first viewing at age 24, like a total dork, I love it. Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. Years ago in high school, a kid in my art class did a great imitation of a character from Labyrinth, Luto. … more
An iconic and favourite movie for every child who grew up in the 80's, LABYRINTH now enchants a whole new generation of fans on DVD. Feeling ignored and unappreciated by her stepmother, Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) rashly wishes her new baby brother Toby into the clutches of Jareth, the Goblin King (David Bowie). Realising her folly, Sarah must enter the magical twist-turning Labyrinth and continue through to the Goblin City if she has any hope of rescuing Toby. But Sarah won't be alone, as she is … more
I love the work of Jim Henson. I enjoy watching the movies and television programs he produced and directed because he was a great film maker and puppeteer. Many of his creations are loveable and some are stunning. However, the main reason I love the work of Jim Henson is because he was a great storyteller who he knew how to tell fairy tales right.Most people today get their idea of fairy tales from the watered down Disney variety. As much as I enjoy Disney films, it is sad that the true stories … more