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…

Summer School

When I was in high school, there was perhaps no scarier thing out there than the possibility of having to attend summer school. It probably could’ve made a good premise for a horror movies. That’s not the route Hollywood chose to go, though. Instead, we got a high school comedy directed by a veteran of…

Summer Rental

I miss John Candy. It’s hard to believe it’s been 18 years since we lost this comedy giant. When I think about his career, there are just so many hilarious movie moments that stand out. “Uncle Buck,” “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles,” “Vacation,” “The Blues Brothers,” and if you’ve never seen his work on SCTV you’re…

Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title

I never really experienced much of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” until my adult years.  Oh, it was on all the time when I was a kid…WGN Chicago, 6pm if I remember correctly.  But that was dinner time, which meant the TV was out of view.  But I do remember often tuning in long enough…