Home Alone

Home Alone: how a fallout with Chevy Chase got Chris Columbus the job

Simon Brew News
Nov 13, 2015

Chris Columbus chats about how he landed the job of directing Home Alone - and Chevy Chase is loosely involved...

Movie sequels and the old 65% rule

Simon Brew Feature
Sep 15, 2015

It's not that long ago that a sequel that did 65% of the original's business was deemed a success. Tell that to Spider-Man today...

The odd places It’s A Wonderful Life has turned up

Louisa Mellor Feature
Dec 22, 2014

Clips of It’s A Wonderful Life appear in all sorts of TV shows and films, some predictable Christmas fare and some you might not expect…

Home Alone: the best Christmas movie of all time?

James Clayton Feature
Dec 19, 2014

Could 1990 comedy Home Alone be the best Christmas movie of all time? James lays out his argument...

Hit movie franchises that recast all the main roles at once

Simon Brew Feature
Jun 20, 2014

From X-Men and The Flintstones to Home Alone and The Addams Family: the franchises that recast all the main roles...

Movie franchises that continued once the star quit

Simon Brew Feature
May 16, 2014

What do you do when a lead actor quits a movie franchise? In these examples, you carry on...

Analysing Bone Alone: the Home Alone knock-off with dogs

Simon Brew Feature
Feb 25, 2014

Bone Alone is a low budget movie 'inspired' by Home Alone. We've taken a look at what treats it has in store...

Music in Film: the 10 best Christmas movie soundtracks of all time

Ivan Radford Top 10
Dec 5, 2012

With the festive season approaching, Ivan provides his run-down of 10 all-time classic Christmas movie soundtracks...

Whatever happened to the Culkins?

Rory, Macaulay and Kieran Culkin
Ryan Lambie News
May 26, 2010

It’s almost two decades since Home Alone 2, so just what did happen to Macaulay Culkin and his brothers’ and sisters' careers?

John Hughes: The Later Years

Carley Tauchert News
Jun 30, 2009

Carley checks out the Home Alones, The Great Outdoors, Christmas Vacation, Dutch and Career Opportunities...