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Bully **** (2001, Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Michael Pitt, Leo Fitzpatrick, Kelli Garner, Nick Stahl) – Classic Movie Review 5309

Director Larry Clark’s intelligent, controversial and uniquely disturbing 2001 American psychological crime drama stars Brad Renfro, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner, Michael Pitt, Leo Fitzpatrick, Kelli Garner, and Nick Stahl as the bully Bobby Kent. Based […]

Apr, 17

It [Stephen King’s It] *** (1990, Tim Curry, John Ritter, Richard Thomas, Annette O’Toole, Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Olivia Hussey, Richard Masur, Tim Reid) – Classic Movie Review 5228

Director Tommy Lee Wallace’s eerie and effective 1990 two-part TV mini-series fantasy horror thriller stars Tim Curry, John Ritter, Richard Thomas and Annette O’Toole, who give excellent performances in this adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling […]

Apr, 01

The Long Day Closes **** (1992, Leigh McCormack, Marjorie Yates, Anthony Watson) – Classic Movie Review 5154

Writer-director Terence Davies’s lovely 1992 British labour of love film is his first since his 1988 Distant Voices, Still Lives, and is the third film in his entrancing autobiographical trilogy. Leigh McCormack stars as Bud […]

Mar, 14

The Karate Kid **** (1984, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue) – Classic Movie Review 3842

Ralph Macchio stars as The Karate Kid, wide-eyed New Jersey Italian teenager Daniel LaRusso who becomes more macho when his elderly apartment block janitor/ gardener Kesuke Miyagi (Oscar-nominated Noriyuki ‘Pat’ Morita) teaches him karate to give the California […]

Jun, 11

The Karate Kid *** (2010, Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Taraji P Henson) – Classic Movie Review 3841

Detroit single mom Sherry Parker (Taraji P Henson) relocates to China with her 12-year-old son Dre Parker (Jaden Smith, son of you know who). There is a bit of a culture shock as the kid finds people […]

Jun, 11

Tom Brown’s Schooldays **** (1951, John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, John Charlesworth, James Hayter, John Forrest, Diana Wynyard, Kathleen Byron, Hermione Baddeley, Glyn Dearman, Francis de Wolff, Max Bygraves) – Classic Movie Review 3526

Director Gordon Parry crafts a most acceptable 1951 British remake of the 1940 Hollywood movie Tom Brown’s School Days of the famed Rugby School story from the classic novel by Thomas Hughes. It is held firmly […]

Apr, 04

Tom Brown’s School Days *** (1940, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Josephine Hutchinson, Jimmy Lydon, Freddie Bartholomew, Billy Halop) – Classic Movie Review 3525

Director Robert Stevenson’s 1940 school drama is based on the old classic novel by Thomas Hughes. It stars real Brit Sir Cedric Hardwicke, who is ideally cast and gives an excellent performance as Dr Arnold, […]

Apr, 04

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