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Jacob’s Ladder ***½ (1990, Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello) – Classic Movie Review 5197

Director Adrian Lyne’s eerie, eye-catching 1990 horror movie finds Tim Robbins climbing the ladder to stardom in a stalwart performance as the divorced, traumatised Vietnam vet, New York postal worker Jacob Singer, who is troubled by […]

Mar, 25

Zoolander 2 ** (2016, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz, Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig) – Movie Review

Yes it’s good to see Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson back on screen as Derek Zoolander and Hansel in the long-awaited sequel to the hilarious Zoolander (2001). It’s been 15 years since the original Zoolander and fashions change […]

Feb, 11

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

The Pagemaster ** (1994, Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Ed Begley Jr, Mel Harris) – Classic Movie Review 2854

The Pagemaster is a well-meaning but only modestly engaging 1994 mix of cartoon (directed by Maurice Hunt) and live action (directed by the 1995 Jumanji‘s Joe Johnston) plus a worthy message: ‘Books are good for you!’ […]

Aug, 27

Party Monster *** (2003, Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green, Diana Scarwid, Chloë Sevigny, Marilyn Manson, Dylan McDermott, Mia Kirshner, Natasha Lyonne) – Classic Movie Review 2853

It’s a shock in 2003 to see a grown-up Macaulay Culkin (aged 23) in his first film since Getting Even with Dad, The Pagemaster and Richie Rich in 1994 as real-life party organiser Michael Alig, […]

Aug, 27

Saved! *** (2004, Jenna Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit, Martin Donovan) – Classic Movie Review 2852

Co-writer/director Brian Dannelly’s 2004 release stars Jenna Malone as Mary, a girl attending a Christian high school, whose school pals condemn her when she gets pregnant. Mary thinks she has the perfect Christian boyfriend in Dean (Chad […]

Aug, 27

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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