Baby’s Day Out (1994)

This baby had a fun time, but I felt like I was stuck in traffic. I remember watching this way back in ’94 and thought it was hilarious. On my revisiting, it wasn’t that funny. It was like a Home Alone clone, but just not as good. The best part of the whole movie was when Joe Mantegna had the only tree in his forest burnt down. Baby Bink was absolutely adorable and Cynthia Nixon and Lara Flynn Boyle were also quite adorable. I’m also a fan of Joe Pantoliano from the Sopranos, he did a pretty good job. I just wish the film wasn’t totally based on dumb physical comedy. It hasn’t aged very well, lets hope the baby did.

67/100

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

Whether it has wings, is on rails or burns rubber down the road… John Candy and Steve Martin are on it and are causing trouble wherever they go. I think I would have liked this movie if I would have found it just funny instead of cringe-worthy. You see, I hate traveling by just about every form of transportation except planes. So while they were struggling during this movie, I was feeling all their pain and it was stressing me out. It is still a great movie and I love the relationship that develops between the two main characters. My favorite scene is at the car rental counter where Martin loses it. John Hughes creates the ultimate road trip mixed with disaster movie. It’s also not a bad movie to pop in each Thanksgiving. Kudos to Kevin Bacon’s little scene at the beginning. Watch this if you love road trips, if they bother you like me, still watch it because it has some really funny and endearing moments.

80/100

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The Breakfast Club (1985)

Don’t you, forget about this movie. So, I can’t believe it. I finally watched this whole film. I’ve seen clips of it and spoofs of it and now finally I’ve seen it from start to finish. I must say two things surprised me. The first was that it was rated R and had some pretty adult themes. I always imagined this as possibly a family film since it was always on TV. Next, I thought the film was pretty deep. That moment when the Breakfast club sits around in a circle and talks about their problems had some tough moments. I also loved the principal of the school, although he was a massive jerk too. John Hughes was an excellent film maker, I can’t wait to see more of his films.

84/100

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

If only I knew how to spend my days off like this. Ferris Bueller is the King of cutting class. Matthew Broderick does a good job bringing this adorable slacker to life. I think this movie is worth taking note that sometimes taking life too seriously and living a dour existence isn’t the way to go and could lead you to actually being sick most of the time. I love how Bueller sets up intricate lies to get out of school and have all his bases covered. Back in the 80’s with the use of two working phone lines you could lead anyone to believe anything. Alan Ruck and Mia Sara were great companions to Ferris on his day off. I love the scene with Ruck and the red Ferrari. I laughed so hard at many of the parts of this film and it just seemed so fun. Just remember that clammy hands are the key to getting away with being sick, just don’t fake a fever or you might spend your day at the Doctor’s office, and that’s worse than being stuck at school or work. Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?

90/100

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