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Movie: Phantom of the Paradise
After record producer Swan (Paul Williams) steals the music of songwriter Winslow Leach (William Finley) and gives it to one of his bands, Leach sneaks into Swan's offices. Catching Leach, Swan frames him for dealing drugs, which lands him in prison. After Leach breaks out and again attempts to sabotage Swan's empire, an accident crushes his face. Leach then dons a costume and becomes the Phantom, intent on ruining Swan while saving singer Phoenix (Jessica Harper) from a terrible fate. A horror/fantasy musical by Brian De Palma, with songs by Paul Williams. [more inside]
Movie: Battle for the Planet of the Apes
After the collapse of human civilization, a community of intelligent apes led by Caesar (Roddy McDowall) lives in harmony with a group of humans. Gorilla General Aldo (Claude Akins) tries to cause an ape civil war and a community of human mutants who live beneath a destroyed city try to conquer those whom they perceive as enemies. [more inside]
Movie: Bugsy Malone
A classic gangster story of big-city gangsters, Bugsy Malone is told with an all-child cast, starring teen sensation Scott Baio and 14-year-old Jodie Foster as the va-voom vamp Tallulah. Directed by Alan Parker with songs by Paul Williams. [more inside]
Movie: Smokey and the Bandit
The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff. [more inside]
Movie: Paul Williams Still Alive
A documentary about legendary songwriter and 70's icon Paul Williams.