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Uncle Buck *** (1989, John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Madigan) – Classic Movie Review 5772

Writer-director John Hughes’s 1989 comedy stars chubby John Candy as the amiable bachelor slob of the title, who is called in as a last resort to look after his sister-in-law Cindy (Elaine Bromka)’s three sharp-as-knives […]

Jul, 16

Serena *** (2014, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Toby Jones) – Movie Review

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence are ideally teamed and perfectly cast in this ambitious romantic Western, set in late-1920s Depression-era North Carolina, but filmed in the Czech Republic. And filmed very beautifully. It’s a costly-looking, incredibly handsome, […]

Nov, 08

Tomcats *** (2001, Jerry O’Connell, Shannon Elizabeth, Jake Busey) – Classic Movie Review 1019

Game for anything that will raise a laugh, Jerry O’Connell is very amusing in writer-director Gregory Poirier’s wild and wacky 2001 comedy. While artificial and not specially out of the ordinary, it nevertheless remains generally […]

Mar, 30

Pride & Prejudice **** (2005, Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Donald Sutherland, Brenda Blethyn, Tom Hollander, Judi Dench, Carey Mulligan, Rosamund Pike, Jena Malone, Simon Woods) – Classic Movie Review 706

Keira Knightley makes a lovely job of her posh role as Elizabeth Bennet, proud heroine of this first movie of Jane Austen’s classic since the Hollywood Pride and Prejudice in 1940 with Greer Garson and Laurence Olivier. […]

Jan, 16

The Servant ***** (1963, Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles, Wendy Craig) – Classic Movie Review 23

James Fox was 23 when he starred with Dirk Bogarde in this Sixties movie masterwork, lovingly spruced up, digitally restored and re-released for its 50th birthday in 2013. It is in perfect order, sound and […]

Jul, 06


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