Forgotten Gems: Clueless (*****) brings the fun of love alive

Clueless - 1995 Writer and Director Amy Heckerling Starring Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, Donald Faison, Breckin Meyer, Dan Hedaya, Jeremy Sisto, Wallace Shawn Screenplay based on Emma by Jane Austen It's remarkable how fresh and vibrant Amy Heckerling's Clueless felt while I watched it with my wife and my oldest daughter last night. The jokes were still funny, the fashion was beautifully … Continue reading Forgotten Gems: Clueless (*****) brings the fun of love alive

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Corner Gas, Episode 37: Mail Fraud

The Writers - Brent Butt & Kevin White Director – Jeff Beesley A brief synopsis - Emma gets Brent's old computer, changing Oscar's whole world.  Karen tries to corner Davis into bringing more than napkins to the annual picnic.  Brent takes a vacation, which confuses Lacey. The best line – Wanda (to Oscar): How are we ever gonna … Continue reading Corner Gas, Episode 37: Mail Fraud

Corner Gas, Episode 31: Harvest Dance

The Writers - Brent Butt and Mark Farrell Director – David Storey A brief synopsis - Hank has a girlfriend named Heather.  Problem is, it looks like she may be from Woolerton (spit).  Lacey is perplexed that no one invited her to the annual Harvest Dance.  Brent and Oscar try to avoid having to eat Emma's jelly salad. … Continue reading Corner Gas, Episode 31: Harvest Dance

Corner Gas, Episode 25: American in Saskatchewan

The Writers - Mark Farrell and Paul Mather Director –  David Storey A brief synopsis -  A strangely Canadian looking citizen of the U.S. finds his way in Dog River by mistake.  An ATM is placed in the Insurance / Liquor store.  Karen attempts to learn French.  Davis and Fitzy have their doubts about the machine, but … Continue reading Corner Gas, Episode 25: American in Saskatchewan

Corner Gas, Episode 22: Bingo Night

The Writers -  Brent Butt and Andrew Carr Director –  Robert De Lint A brief synopsis - Karen is suspended for failing her drug test (after using allergy medicine).  As a result, she starts to occupy Hank's space in Brent's life.  An unexpected day off has Wanda joining Emma playing Bingo.  Soon she finds herself calling … Continue reading Corner Gas, Episode 22: Bingo Night

Corner Gas, Episode 20: Hero Sandwich

The Writers - Brent Butt and Andrew Carr Director – David Storey A brief synopsis - Wanda contemplates getting a tattoo, until he gets an offer from Emma to design the image.  Lacey's new Ruby Club sandwich is too big of a hit.  Everyone is up in arms over the proposal to put in a stop light in … Continue reading Corner Gas, Episode 20: Hero Sandwich

Corner Gas, Episode 17: Whataphobia

The Writers - Brent Butt and Mark Farrell Director – David Storey A brief synopsis - A surprise birthday for Lacey brings the revelation that she has Globaphobia.  Wanda finds that she just may have no phobias.  Oscar and Emma get into a dispute over cooking after they both run afoul of the local mini golf.  Karen helps … Continue reading Corner Gas, Episode 17: Whataphobia

Corner Gas, Episode 13: I Love Lacey

The Writers - Brent Butt, Paul Mather, Mark Farrell Director - David Storey A brief synopsis - Everyone has their own reason for not wanting to delve too deeply into the recollection of a trip to Regina to see the Grey Cup.  Brent and Lacey walk up to the precipice, linger a touch, and then jet back to … Continue reading Corner Gas, Episode 13: I Love Lacey

CPE & Em: Corner Gas, Episode 4: Oh Baby!

The Writers - Brent Butt, Andrew Carr Director - Henry Sarwer-Foner A brief synopsis - Wanda has a toothache, and Brent, trying to impress Lacey, volunteers to watch her kid.  The town takes bets on what will happen while Oscar fills in at the store. The best line - Oscar: Sure you can trick a kid.  Kid's are stupid.   … Continue reading CPE & Em: Corner Gas, Episode 4: Oh Baby!