writer: John Hughes

Just Visiting

April 6, 2001
Films that feature visitors from a different time have been a source of humor and adventure throughout Hollywood’s history, ("The Time Machine," "Visit To a Small Planet," "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court," "Time Bandits"). These films grabbed us because we immediately questioned [...]

Home Alone 2

November 20, 1992

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Home Alone 2" actually finds Kevin McCallister getting lost and being alone in the Big Apple, instead of home in Chicago. Kevin justs wants to be alone at the beginning of this film when his brother plays a trick on him at a Christmas concert and Kevin becomes angry with the entire family. He [...]

Home Alone

December 2, 1993

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Fun for the entire family. This is a great comedy, full of great slapstick comedy and a great message of what family really means. Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern are wonderful as the "wet bandits". Culkin gives a fanstastic performance as the Home Alone child defending his home against the [...]