Posts Tagged ‘Steve Martin’

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

Now available in a 30th anniversary Blu-ray edition, "Planes, Trains & Automobiles" is simply one of the funniest and most joyous films ever made.

Reeling Backward: Little Shop of Horrors

The joy in watching, and rewatching, “Little Shop of Horrors” is that the cast has fun right along with the audience.


Animated movies are so outstanding these days that merely-good flicks like "Home" have the patina of disappointment about them.

Buried Treasures: The Spanish Prisoner

This is classic Mamet — a labyrinthine plot entrapping a common man into an axiomatic contrivance of grand proportion. Mamet reveals only what we need to know, when we need to know it.


A fun, disposable piece of animated entertainment that the whole family can enjoy while wishing it had set its sights a bit higher.

Class of 1984: “All of Me”

Under director Carl Reiner’s devilishly deft touch, "All of Me" is 1944 by way of 1984, but its true timelessness emanates in Steve Martin's epic performance.

The Big Year

This tribute to feathered friends with an all-star cast should soar but never gets its wings.

Alternative Christmas Movies

Six alternative Christmas movies to knock the festive spirit out of you.