Little Shop Of Horrors(1986)
Frank Oz directed this film version of the Off-Broadway musical based on the 1960 horror movie spoof. At a flower shop, nebbish employee Seymour (Rick Moranis) dreams of a better life with a co-worker (Ellen Greene). But after he stumbles upon a plant from outer space that requires human flesh to grow, he begins to feed it people-with hilarious results. With Steve Martin and the voice of Levi Stubbs. Alan Menken-Howard Ashman songs include "Dentist," "Suddenly, Seymour." 94 min. C/Rtg: PG-13
The Tony-winning Broadway hit comes to the big screen in this warm and funny adaptation. In 1962 Baltimore, plus-sized teen Tracy (Nikki Blonsky) becomes obsessed with a local TV dance show. But after getting the chance to shake her stuff over the airwaves, Tracy starts a campaign to racially integrate the program. With John Travolta as her mother Edna, Christopher Walken, Michelle Pfeiffer; songs include "Good Morning Baltimore," "The Nicest Kids in Town," and more. 116 min. C/Rtg: PG
Rock Of Ages(2012)
The 2009 "jukebox musical" jumps from stage to screen, revisiting the '80s glam rock era with its story of an Oklahoma singer (Julianne Hough) who moves to L.A. with big dreams. Against the backdrop of the Sunset Strip, her fortunes rise and fall as a club owner (Alec Baldwin) books a rock god (Tom Cruise) to pay off his debts. Features vintage hits written by Pat Benatar, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, and others. With Diego Boneta, Catherine Zeta-Jones. 123 min. C/Rtg: PG-13
Clint Eastwood directs this outstanding adaptation of the award-winning Broadway musical about the pop group The Four Seasons. The film shows how falsetto-voiced Frankie Valli (John Lloyd Young) and his pals from the rough-and-tumble streets of Belleville, New Jersey, used music to escape their hardscrabble beginnings and rode a wave of hits to stardom in the 1960s. With Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, and Christopher Walken; songs include "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," and more. 134 min. C/Rtg: R
Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish.