March 18th, 2012: The Witches of Eastwick (1987)


Cast and Crew:  George Miller (Director); John Williams (Score); Vilmos Zsigmond (Cinematographer); Veronica Cartwright, Richard Jenkins, Carel Struycken

What It’s About: Single mothers Alex (Cher), Jane (Susan Sarandon) and Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer) regularly get together for drinks and commiseration.  After discussing the lack of good men in the sleepy Massachusetts town of Eastwick, stranger Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson) buys the local white elephant, Lennox Mansion, and things really begin to happen…

Why Watch it Today?: Author John Updike was born today in 1932.

Where to Get It: Your local library, Netflix (DVD only)

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