Black Beauty, 1994, with Sean Bean: Faithfully based on Anne Sewellâ€™s classic novel, this beloved horse story is told by its hero, the gallant Beauty, whose joyous and heartbreaking life takes him from idyllic days on a country squireâ€™s estate to Londonâ€™s hard, cobblestoned streets, through decades of owners both kindly and harsh. VHS.
Peter Pan, 2003, with Lynn Redgrave. In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbucker skills and the ever fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become real heroes of an even greater story when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and takes them on a journey over moonlit rooftops to the lush jungles of Neverland. Wendy and her brothers join Peter and the Lost Boys in an exhilarating life, free of grown-up rules. Eventually facing the inevitable showdown with Captain Hook and his bloodthirsty pirates. DVD.
Holes, 2003, with Sigourney Weaver. Young Stanley Yelnats finds himself at Camp Green Lake, where digging a hole a day keeps the warden at bay and “builds character”. An ancient family curse still dogs Stanley and heâ€™s thrown headlong into the adventure of his life. Stanley and his campmates will have to forge fast friendships to unearth the mystery of whatâ€™s really going on in the desert. DVD.