Stripes has its moments as a military based Animal House, but the anti-authority bent doesn't have enough bite coming from Ivan Reitman.
Tag: John Candy
Not only poking fun at Star Wars, Spaceballs takes aim at the film industry as a whole in a clever spoof with every Mel Brooks signature.
Remembered for its cartoon violence, Home Alone is more than that though: A clever commentary on the modern holiday experience.
A better wealth fable than a comedy, Richard Prior and John Candy can't spark Brewster's Millions to success, but it's a perfect '80s story.
Crumbling Harry Crumb (John Candy) chases down Helen Downing (Annie Potts) in this small time kidnapping caper. Potts is the villain, a sultry seductress who goes in on this …
Planes is a stroke of genuine genius arguably... no, not arguably. It is one of the sharpest written and strongly acted comedies to ever see production.
It's sort of a cornerstone of Candy's career that is so oft under appreciated, and it shouldn't be.
Vacation may be one of the greatest American comedies, certainly underrated in this regard.
The film chooses not to skewer the Star Wars films alone, but their industry impact.