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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

Manchester by the Sea **** (2016, Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Gretchen Mol, Matthew Broderick, C J Wilson) – Movie Review

Casey Affleck is outstanding as Lee Chandler, a New England uncle who is legally supposed to take care of his 16-year-old nephew Patrick ‘Patti’ (Lucas Hedges) when the boy’s father (Kyle Chandler) dies suddenly and makes him guardian in […]

Oct, 07

Auntie Mame ** (1958, Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark, Roger Smith, Patric Knowles, Peggy Cass, Lee Patrick) – Classic Movie Review 4088

Producer-director Morton DaCosta’s 1958 Warner Bros comedy drama is the musical Mame without the music, in which an unconventional, free-thinking socialite aunt adopts an orphan in the inter-war years when her brother dies. Based on the orphan’s […]

Jul, 27

Casino Royale *** (1967, David Niven, Peter Sellers, Woody Allen, Orson Welles, Ursula Andress, John Huston, William Holden, Deborah Kerr) – Classic Movie Review 839

The original 1967 movie is a huge-scale, vastly costly James Bond spoof, starring David Niven as British secret agent Sir James Bond, who’s called out of retirement after the death of M to fight evil […]

Feb, 18

Scrooge *** (1970, Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More) – Classic Movie Review 557

‘What the Dickens have they done to Scrooge?… They’ve put him in a big, big musical.’ Well that was risky advertising, huh? Director Ronald Neame’s 1970 movie is quite a jolly musical version of A […]

Dec, 21


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