I have just re-watched one of my all-time favorites, the 1980 spy comedy, “Hopscotch,” and am finally giving it a spot on my Movies You Might Not Know list. Here’s why.
Here are reviews of five things I’ve watched lately, including a stage bio of Ann Richards, a new standup special from Greg Warren, a documentary about The Band, a Lily Tomlin/Julia Garner drama, and a movie about a voyeur with Asperger syndrome.
I’m saddened to hear of the death of comedy legend Carl Reiner, who was a guest on my radio show more times than almost anyone else. Here are some of my memories of him.
For the Picture Of The Day, here’s the greatest sketch SCTV ever did — “Play It Again, Bob” — with perfect impressions of Woody Allen and Bob Hope by Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas.
For the Picture Of The Day, here are four-clips-in-one from SCTV circa 1980, with cast members doing impressions of Bob Hope, Woody Allen, Gregory Peck, and Dick Cavett in a scene from “Taxi Driver.”
Here’s my review of Jon Stewart’s new political satire (starring Steve Carrell, Rose Byrne, and Chris Cooper), about a small town mayoral election that draws the attention of some national political people who blow it entirely out of proportion.
Josh Gad tracked down most of the cast of “Ghostbusters” — Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson, and Annie Potts — for another episode of his “Reunited Apart” series. Watch it here.
AMC announced it will reopen its US movie theaters on July 15th & has changed its mind about requiring customers to wear face masks in all locations. Nonetheless, you can count me out, and I still have several questions.