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Lunchtime Movie Review

Lunchtime Movie Review looks back at films from our childhood to see if they stand the test of time.

Home Alone (1990)

It’s Christmas in the McCallister house. A family of smug and condescending suburbanites prepares for their trip to France, where they will learn how to sharpen their smug condescension from the experts. Kevin McCallister (played by Macaulay Culkin), a boisterous towheaded 8 year old causes trouble with his family, culminating in the spilling of a soda and the forced vomiting of an entire large cheese pizza...

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Stripes (1981)

Stripes (1981)

The genius of Stripes is that it stars some Hollywood comedic heavyweights (figuratively and literally in John Candy's case) at the top of their game. You can tell that much of the dialgoue is ad-libbed, and like the classic golf-themed Caddyshack of the prior year, Stripes contains numerous quotable, classic lines...

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Time Bandits (1981)

Time Bandits 1981

In the 1981 world of Great Britain, the latest and greatest gadgets are prized more than family interaction. We meet Kevin – an eleven-year old boy who is a huge fan of all things history, especially Ancient Greece.

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The Money Pit (1986)

The Money Pit (1986)

Walter Fielding is a lawyer. His dad used to be his law partner. But his dad stole all of their clients’ money and fled south of the border. Walter’s girlfriend, Anna Crowley is a classical musician and divorcee of the rich and well-respected symphony maestro Max.

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The Return Of The Living Dead (1985)

The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Freddy is a new employee at Uneeda Medical Supply, Frank, the foreman shows him the cadavers and other no longer living things in the warehouse.   He even shows them a secret military drum down in the basement.

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Child’s Play (1988)

Child's Play 1988

Andy Barclay is a sweet, loving, yet lonely six-year-old boy, who lives at home with his “older than she should looks”, single mother Karen Barclay. Karen is a hard working department store clerk, who by the looks of her apartment is getting paid way too much to act as if she has it so hard.

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An American Werewolf In London (1981)

An American Werewolf In London (1981)

David and Jack are two young Americans backpacking through Europe. Now we all know that nothing good happens to young Americans in Europe, so since they’re guys, kidnapping and raping is probably not in the cards.

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The Best of Times (1986)

The Best of Times (1986)

“The Best of Times” does not describe the time you will have watching this movie. It borrows its name from the iconic first line of Charles Dickens’ classic novel “A Tale of Two Cities.” The book examined the dichotomy of the French aristocracy and French peasantry just prior to the French revolution.

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