Rover Dangerfield

It seems like ever since the 90’s animated films have put an emphasis on getting big celebrities to voice the main characters. I think Aladdin was the film that really got this trend going back in 1992. Casting Robin Williams as the wisecracking Genie was an inspired choice. Today it doesn’t seem to matter if…

Love Potion No. 9

Probably the first film I remember seeing Sandra Bullock in was Speed. For others it was Demolition Man. I admit, I was a little behind on catching that one. But like most big actors, she had some earlier films that were nowhere near as successful as these more iconic movies. In Bullock’s case there was…

Milk Money

There is a long tradition in film of what we’ve come to know as the “hooker with a heart of gold.” Probably the most famous example is Julia Roberts’ role in Pretty Woman. With that film having been such a huge success in 1990, it goes without saying that other studios would try to play…

Sibling Rivalry

I admit that I’ve got a bit of a soft spot for many of the film’s directed by Carl Reiner. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen Oh God!, but I remember it being one I watched a few times as a kid. I’ve always loved his collaborations with Steven Martin…The Jerk, The Man…

The Jerky Boys

It should no longer come as a surprise to us when Hollywood tries to turn just about anything that had a smidgen of success into a movie. You’ve got a popular video game…hey, we can turn that into a movie! Board game…there’s a movie there somewhere! Young pop star who only acted in her 2nd…