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Posts Tagged "Catherine O’Hara"

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York *** (1992, Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’Hara, John Heard) – Classic Movie Review 2858

Director Chris Columbus’s hastily concocted 1992 sequel re-assembles the whole hit 1990 Home Alone team’s for Macaulay Culkin’s re-match with bumbling baddies Joe Pesci (as Harry Lime!) and Daniel Stern (as Marv). One year after the […]

Aug, 29

A Simple Twist of Fate *** (1994, Steve Martin, Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, Catherine O’Hara, Stephen Baldwin) – Classic Movie Review 2151

Director Gillies MacKinnon’s 1994 film of George Eliot’s classic novel Silas Marner comes with a screenplay by its star Steve Martin, who gives it a modern twist. Martin adapts and comes up with a semi-amusing […]

Feb, 03

Orange County *** (2002, Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk) – Classic Movie Review 1743

Colin Hanks (son of Tom) proves a chip off the old block as an expert comedy performer, playing Shaun Brumder, a California high school surfer kid who dreams of going to Stanford University to quit […]

Oct, 04

A Mighty Wind *** (2003, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer) – Classic Movie Review 1636

Another amusing ‘mockumentary’ from Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer, who gave us the hysterical This Is Spinal Tap back in 1984. This time in 2003 they’re sending up the folk music scene, starring […]

Sep, 06

Waiting for Guffman **** (1996, Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy) – Classic Movie Review 1504

Funnymen Christopher Guest (This Is Spinal Tap, Best in Show) and Eugene Levy are the screen-writers for his amusing, good-natured 1996 ensemble comedy about a small Missouri town (Blaine) staging a pageant to celebrate its […]

Aug, 01

Best in Show *** (2000, Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara) – Classic Movie Review 1096

Co-writer/director Christopher Guest’s 2000 satirical comedy about dog-crazy folk taking their pets to a top pedigree show in Philadelphia is blunt and silly but still it has its funny moments. The subject’s a good one […]

Apr, 15

Home Alone **** (1990, Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O’Hara, John Heard, John Candy) – Classic Movie Review 554

The 10-year-old Macaulay Culkin turns on the ingratiating charm as Kevin McCallister, a cute but cheeky, rowdy and rumbustious eight-year-old, in writer-producer John Hughes’s 1990 mega-moneymaker. It has a simple but very effective, crowd-pleasing idea at […]

Dec, 20

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