Tag Archives: slapstick

McLintock! (1963) Rated TV-14

McLintock is a rancher that works at keeping the peace amongst the farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians, and corrupt government officials. Based on William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, and Patrick Wayne. John Wayne plays … Continue reading

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Kidding (Showtime) Rated TV-MA

Jeff, a kids’ show host, struggles to keep his sanity and his family together. Starring  Jim Carrey, Frank Langella, and Catherine Keener. This show is amazing – it’s brilliance is found in Jeff’s dealing with the loss of his son, … Continue reading

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La Cage aux Folles (1978) Rated R

Two gay men hide their lifestyle when one partner’s son announces they are getting married. Starring Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault, and Claire Maurier. This is a brilliant comedy; the slapstick elements are just as funny as the humor in the film. … Continue reading

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The Sweeter Side of Life (2013) Rated TV-G

A Manhattan socialite housewife suddenly finds herself single after her husband leaves her for  another woman. Starring Kathryn Morris, James Best, Alastair Mackenzie This is one of the worst Hallmark films I have ever seen. The acting was horrible. I … Continue reading

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Topper (1937)

Rated NR A high-spirited couple passes away and decide to shake up their stuffy friend, Topper. Starring Constance Bennett, Cary Grant, Roland Young The perfect comedy is Topper. The cinematography was wonderful and even the special effects were brilliant for … Continue reading

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Gunga Din (1939)

Rated NR Three British soldiers in India are doing fine until one of them decides they want to get married. The two decide to trick the third into a last mission to stop the Thuggee cult. Starring Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, … Continue reading

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Baby’s Day Out (1994)

Rated PG This has to be the worst film by John Hughes. To give him props he didn’t direct it but wrote it, which was worst. I thought the script was the worst thing about the film. Too over the top … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Rated PG-13 This is the better made National Lampoon movie from the franchise. There are classic jokes that with stands the test of time. In this edition, Clark Griswold isn’t the idiot that I felt in the other films but a … Continue reading

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Batman Forever (1995)

Rated PG-13 I am shocked in learning that this movie was the top grossing film in 1995. Who watched this? Oh, me. I don’t think they should try doing slapstick with comic books. This film reminded me of The Mask, … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s European Vacation (1985)

Rated PG-13 I have never enjoyed a National Lampoon film, the jokes are always cheap and dated. This film is no exception. The jokes are cheap and definitely dated. I didn’t find them funny at all but maybe that’s because I don’t find … Continue reading

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