FullSizeRender-138
2 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Can the new “Vacation” Top The Old One?

I’m not a fan of what I call “Disaster Comedies.” You know, those movies where everything that CAN go wrong DOES go wrong? The original Vacation of 1983 set the Gold Standard of “Disaster Comedies” for me and no others (including the Vacation sequels) have been able to top it. If you go back and watch the first one again though, you’ll remember how truly ridiculous it was. We forgave it at the time because the rest of the movie was so darn funny. The new Vacation follows that same pattern, with each plot twist growing more outlandish than the last.

Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms), is now grown, married and the father of two quarreling boys. He and his wife (an adorable & totally underrated Christina Applegate) are in a rut so for something new, he decides to take his family to Wally World. What could possibly go wrong? Well, everything of course. Continue reading →

TMTlampoonsvacation2

FREE MOVIE PASSES: See the Original “National Lampoon’s Vacation” Before the NEW One Comes Out!

Have you SEEN the trailer for the new Vacation movie? Well, here’s a link but BE WARNED! It is Not-Safe-For-Work in every possible way, and it looks hilarious!

Click Here to Watch the Trailer but YOU WERE WARNED!

The B&B Theater in Wylie is celebrating the release of the new film by showing the OLD 1983 National Lampoon’s Vacation Thursday, June 4th. That’s NEXT Thursday night and I have some free passes. Continue reading →