A very fun teen time capsule from 1990 that has a lot on its mind but resists any major dramatics.
HOW WAS THIS EVER OK, BABY BOOMERS? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? But the cinematography is pretty and there are a lot of great one-liners.
Even if you have not watched it over and over, the people who made the movies you have, have.
Sort of the prototypical modern romantic comedy, beloved by many. I appreciated it more than enjoyed it, I think.
I get why some people probably love this virtuoso exhibition of physical comedy by Peter Sellers, but not only is it super racist, I think it should be re-titled “Social Anxiety: The Movie.”
An extremely silly cop spoof with an extended, chaotic climax at a baseball game. As comedies go, this one’s right in my wheelhouse
The winner of the vote for our St. Patrick’s Day feature is a gentle comedy about the effect of a lottery win on an impossibly bucolic Irish village.
John Wayne romances Maureen O’Hara against a backdrop so stereotypically Irish, you might puke.
One of the best remembered comedies of the great Preston Sturges, about a director who is tired of making comedies.
The sequel to this hit Eddie Murphy fish-out-of-water comedy comes out today. I had never seen the original before, but I think it was pretty funny.