"What you looking at? You never seen a guy who slept with a fish before? "
Thursday the 16th of May
I'm in love with a mermaid!" read the opening line of Leonard Maltin's
original review for Splash. And with the delightful Darryl Hannah in the
lead, who could fault Maltin for his public declaration of ardor?
story begins in 1959, when a young boy is rescued from a watery grave by
an adolescent mermaid. Twenty-five years later, the boy has grown
up and lo and behold, it's Tom Hanks.Meanwhile, the mermaid, likewise
grown up, has surfaced in search of Hanks, her long-lost love.
land, the mermaid is
able to walk about on legs; any contact with salt water, and she reverts
to her half-fish form.Adopting the name of Madison from a New York
street sign, the girl manages to win Hanks' heart. Alas, a secret
government lab, populated by such smarmy types as Richard B. Shull and
Eugene Levy, captures Madison for research purposes and possible
A captivating confection from the peerless creative team of
director Ron Howard and screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel.
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and coming soon
"Jason And The Argonauts"
on Thursday the 13th of June
"Withnail and I"
on Thursday the 18th of July
on Thursday the 29th of August
on Thursday the 26th of September
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