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It [Stephen King’s It] *** (1990, Tim Curry, John Ritter, Richard Thomas, Annette O’Toole, Harry Anderson, Dennis Christopher, Olivia Hussey, Richard Masur, Tim Reid) – Classic Movie Review 5228

Director Tommy Lee Wallace’s eerie and effective 1990 two-part TV mini-series fantasy horror thriller stars Tim Curry, John Ritter, Richard Thomas and Annette O’Toole, who give excellent performances in this adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling […]

Apr, 01

Simon Magus **** (1999, Noah Taylor, Stuart Townsend, Ian Holm, Rutger Hauer, Sean McGinley) – Classic Movie Review 1788

Writer-director Ben Hopkins’s 1999 film is a sincere, atmospheric and enjoyable if occasionally slightly plodding Jewish fable of old Silesia. There the lanky simpleton Simon Magus – nicely played by Noah Taylor (the youth from […]

Oct, 29

The Craft *** (1996, Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, Skeet Ulrich) – Classic Movie Review 1323

Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell and Rachel True star as a coven of pretty, cute but scary high-school girls at a Los Angeles Catholic prep school establishment. Troubled teenager Sarah Bailey (Tunney), who has just […]

Jun, 14

Carrie ** (2013, Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Ansel Elgort, Gabriella Wilde) – Movie Review

At sweet 16, Chloë Grace Moretz is attractive, confident and tough, a charismatic little spitfire. Carrie White, the character she’s playing in this new take on Brian De Palma’s classic Carrie is plain, shy, tormented […]

Nov, 28

One Chance *** (2013, James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney) – Movie Review

Putting away the abrasive side of his personality, James Corden is surprising likeable in this uplifting, funny, delightfully feel-good Brit biopic. He gives an extremely appealing, often showstopping turn as Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts, a […]

Oct, 24

Carrie ***** (1976, Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, John Travolta) – Classic Movie Review 302

‘If you’ve got a taste for terror take Carrie to the prom.’ Forget the lame 2013 remake, director Brian De Palma’s brilliant original 1976 horror thriller is the one to see. It makes history as […]

Oct, 19


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