It could be due to the fact that I find today’s so-called “comic superstars” only mildly funny or maybe it’s just because I’ve seen “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” about twenty-times in the past fortnight, but I’m missing Rick Moranis. I really am. This guy was a part of my youth – your youth… Robert Oliveri’s youth. More so, he was brilliant – from “SC TV” to “Ghostbusters”, “Club Paradise”, “My Blue Heaven”, “Parenthood” and, of course, “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids”, it was one rib-tickling performance after another from cinema’s favourite geek.
In 1996, just shortly after the release of “Big Bully” (the woeful laffer he made with Tom Arnold), Moranis retired from acting. It wasn’t because he was tired of it, but rather because he’d lost his wife to cancer and needed to be there for his kids more.
Of course, the kids are all grown up now, so should he choose to, Moranis could potentially return to film. Bloody Disgusting reported today that the Canadian comic is eyeing a big screen comeback in “Ghostbusters 3″, reprising his role as Louis Tully.
It had been said previously that Moranis wouldn’t be back for “Ghostbusters 3″, so something has obviously changed – maybe he’s having trouble paying one of his kid’s college tuition? Or maybe he just wants to cuddle up to Sigourney Weaver again? Whatever the case, Moranis has reportedly agreed to do the film (should it happen – still not convinced it’s inching forward myself).
Meantime, Bloody Disgusting reports that one of the main characters in the film – not surprisingly – will be ‘Oscar’, Dana Barron’s son – but did you know that Peter Venkman (Bill Murray) is the guy’s dad? We’ve always suspected that, but it’s never been confirmed. Apparently Oscar will inherit his father’s business in the new film.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.