Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Who Framed Roger Rabbit ★★★½ 1988 (PG)
Technically marvelous, cinematically hilarious, eye-popping combination of cartoon and live action create a Hollywood of the 1940s where cartoon characters are real and a repressed minority working in films. A ‘toon-hating detective is hired to uncover the unfaithful wife of 2-D star Roger, and instead uncovers a conspiracy to wipe out all ‘toons. Special appearances by many cartoon characters from the past. Coproduced by Touchstone (Disney) and Amblin (Spielberg). Adapted from “Who Censored Roger Rabbit?” by Gary K. Wolf. 104m/C VHS, DVD . Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Alan Tilvern, Stubby Kaye; D: Robert Zemeckis; W: Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman; C: Dean Cundey; M: Alan Silvestri; V: Charles Fleischer, Mae Questel, Kathleen Turner, Amy Irving, Mel Blanc, June Foray, Frank Sinatra. Oscars ‘88: Film Editing, Visual FX.