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Bugsy Malone **** (1976, Scott Baio, Jodie Foster, Florrie Dugger, John Cassisi, Martin Lev, Paul Murphy, Patrick Dempsey) – Classic Movie Review 6061

Director Alan Parker’s entertaining 1976 British musical burlesque of the vintage American gangster movies has children taking all the roles – Scott Baio (aged 15) as Bugsy, Jodie Foster (aged 14) as the vampish Tallulah […]

Oct, 07

A Ghost Story *** (2017, Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, McColm Cephas Jr) – Movie Review

Mmmm, spooky! Pretty good movie, a few dull patches, and a bit repetitive, but overall hauntingly effective. Mmmm, spooky! Married couple Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara movie into their suburban dream home. Affleck is killed […]

Aug, 12

The Nightcomers ** (1971, Marlon Brando, Stephanie Beacham, Thora Hird, Harry Andrews) – Classic Movie Review 5872

The ever-enterprising producer-director Michael Winner was a great entrepreneur and managed to film with some of cinema’s biggest names – here in 1971 it is Marlon Brando. The movies, well, they were something else. Based […]

Aug, 07

Parenthood **** (1989, Steve Martin, Tom Hulce, Rick Moranis, Martha Plimpton, Keanu Reeves, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest) – Classic Movie Review 5870

Director Ron Howard’s 1989 comedy drama about the dysfunctional Buckman family provides an excellent star role for Steve Martin as US mid-western father Gil, who tries to be a good husband to wife Karen (Mary Steenburgen) and dad […]

Aug, 07

The Witches of Eastwick **** (1987, Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer) – Classic Movie Review 5868

Director George Miller’s 1987 horror comedy provides Jack Nicholson with one of his most celebrated roles, giving him the chance to have a devil of a time hamming it up as Daryl Van Horne. He […]

Aug, 06

Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return * (1999, John Franklin, Stacy Keach, Nancy Allen, Natalie Ramsey) – Classic Movie Review 5853

John Franklin returns as Isaac from the original 1984 Children of the Corn for director Kari Skogland’s gory, tatty 1999 fifth sequel, in which, on a trip back to her hometown of Gatlin to find her […]

Aug, 04

Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice * (1993, Terence Knox, Paul Scherrer, Ryan Bollman) – Classic Movie Review 5851

A different cast appears in director David F Price’s much worse 1993 belated sequel to the 1984 Children of the Corn, which plays like a re-run of the plot of the first movie. This time a reporter […]

Aug, 04


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