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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

Pixels ** (2015, Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Brian Cox, Michelle Monaghan, Sean Bean) – Movie Review

Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad star as Sam Brenner, Will Cooper, Ludlow Lamonsoff, and Eddie ‘The Fire Blaster’ Plant, who played classic arcade video games as teenagers. In 2015 they have to use their […]

Aug, 12

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

The Goonies **** (1985, Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Corey Feldman, Jeff Cohen) – Classic Movie Review 298

Written by Chris Columbus and based on an original story by executive producer Steven Spielberg, this spiffing 1985 entertainment is a ripping yarn and an extremely likeable comedy action adventure. It’s bursting at the seams […]

Oct, 19

Gremlins ***** (1984, Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Corey Feldman) – Classic Movie Review 64

Brilliantly on-form director Joe Dante and writer Chris Columbus deliver a perfectly delightful and deliciously cynical horror comedy in 1984. It’s great vicious fun throughout and now a treasured, minor little classic and beloved icon […]

Jul, 18

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