Musician and actor David Bowie stars in ‘Labyrinth,’ screening at The Varsity on Jan. 25.
Teenager Sarah is forced by her father and her stepmother to babysit her baby brother, Toby. Toby won’t stop crying and Sarah wishes her brother would be taken by the Goblin King. Out of the blue, Toby stops crying and when Sarah looks for him in the cradle, she learns that her wish was granted, and the Goblin King, Jareth, has taken him to his castle in Goblin City in the middle of a labyrinth. Soon, Sarah teams up with the coward goblin Hoggle, the beast Ludo, the knight Didymus and his dog, Ambrosius, in her journey to rescue Toby. The 1986 film was directed by Jim Henson and stars David Bowie and Jennifer Connelly. (PG)