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Between the Lines **** (1977, John Heard, Lindsay Crouse, Jeff Goldblum, Jill Eikenberry, Stephen Collins, Bruno Kirby, Gwen Welles) – Classic Movie Review 5800

Director Joan Micklin Silver’s attractively played, perceptively written and hugely entertaining 1977 cult movie focuses on life on a Boston youth-slanted underground newspaper whose staff is scared over gossip that it might be sold off […]

Jul, 23

The Trip to Bountiful **** (1985, Geraldine Page, John Heard, Carlin Glynn, Richard Bradford, Rebecca De Mornay) – Classic Movie Review 3247

Geraldine Page is magnificent in director Peter Masterson’s 1985 guaranteed four-hankie weepie, based on the Fifties Horton Foote play produced on American TV and on Broadway (with Lillian Gish). Three cheers for the redoubtable Page who, […]

Jan, 07

One Eight Seven *** (1997, Samuel L Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Collins Jr, Tony Plana, Method Man) – Classic Movie Review 3001

Director Kevin Reynolds’s 1997 drama is a worrying end-of-term report on America’s schools and can be considered as the To Sir, with Love for the Nineties. That fine actor Samuel L Jackson rivets the attention […]

Oct, 21

Awakenings **** (1990, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson, John Heard, Penelope Ann Miller, Max von Sydow) – Classic Movie Review 2868

Director Penny Marshall’s true-story 1990 drama stars Robin Williams as a timid doctor, who, along with a kindly nurse (Julie Kavner), awakes a group of patients in a Bronx hospital from a sleep-like trance. As […]

Aug, 31

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

Before and After *** (Liam Neeson, Meryl Streep, Edward Furlong) – Classic Movie Review 1468

Director Barbet Schroeder’s 1996 fast-paced dramatic thriller stars Liam Neeson as a well-respected American father who fights with his wife (Meryl Streep) and daughter (Julia Weldon) when their teenage son, New England boy Jacob (Edward Furlong), […]

Jul, 25

Animal Factory *** (2000, Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Danny Trejo, Mickey Rourke) – Classic Movie Review 1467

Director Steve Buscemi’s janglingly edgy 2000 movie stars Willem Dafoe as a shaven-headed old lag takes drug-dealing rich lad Edward Furlong under his wing. Furlong ‘s slight, privileged kid Ron Decker has landed up in San Quentin jail […]

Jul, 24

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