Derek Lloyd

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (17 of 17)
Location: Cambridge, Ontario, Canada


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Uncle Buck [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ John Candy
Uncle Buck [DVD] DVD ~ John Candy
17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
Actually, I found this movie to be an excellent family show, with a great cast and although not necessarily original, an entertaining story line.
The trials and tribulations of raising a couple of young children are well portrayed. McCauley Calkin and Abby Hoffman both display youthful exuberance, and are also well served for future roles - you definitely get a sense of the idea behind the "Home Alone" series when Amy Maggadan is "interviewed" through the mail slot by a fast emerging young star. The older sister, Jean Louisa Kelly, is not only great at depicting the 15 year old Tia, and while not essential to the role, her dreamy and sometimes sad eyes are simply to die for.
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