Tim Curry has a super power. The campiest garbage that film and television has to offer can be saved by Tim Curry's smarmy charisma and fabulous phantasmagoria. From Stephen King's It to Fern Gully, a performance from the kitschy king of camp has saved a cornucopia of corniness from falling into the filthy annuls of nostalgia rather than floating in the cotton candy clouds of cult classic cinema.He is creepy, crawly and completely captivating.
Jilly Murphy's The Worst Witch book series is a predecessor to Harry Potter, even more so than Kimba: The White Lion is a predecessor to Disney The Lion King. It has been made into several spin-off series, a TV series, and, as of this year, the TERRIBLE 1986 MADE FOR TV FILM adaptation has achieved cult classic status just based on the merits of the the video linked above. Check it out and put Halloween behind us.