Review: The ‘Burbs (Dante, 1989)

Companion review for Top 10 Tom Hanks Films 1984 – 1989 During the Writer’s Guild strike in the summer of 1989, Joe Dante was beginning to film his then latest offering, The Burbs. The film was jeopardized by the strike and ‘Dante’ speculated that the...

Review: Turner and Hooch (Spottiswoode, 1989)

Companion review for Top 10 Tom Hanks Films 1984 – 1989 Is a dog, man’s best friend? Well, Tom Hanks doesn’t think so – at first that is. Turner and Hooch is certainly lightweight entertainment that goes about its business with a clean spirit and a lack of...

Review: The Money Pit (Benjamin, 1986)

Companion review for Top 10 Tom Hanks Films 1984 – 1989 A disaster movie that involves nations falling to their knees is epic, dramatic and sentimental; a disaster movie that involves two people moving into the house from hell is either nail-biting horror, or unadulterated,...

Review: Alien 3 (Fincher, 1992)

Directed by: David Fincher Written by: David Giler, Walter Hill, Larry Ferguson Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann, Brian Glover, Ralph Brown, Danny Webb, Christopher John Fields, Holt McCallany, Lance Henriksen,...

Review: Alien (Scott, 1979)

Directed by: Ridley Scott Written by: Dan O’Bannon / Ronald Shusett Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto Released: 1979 / Genre: Science-fiction Horror / Country: USA / IMDB Buy on DVD from...