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Top 10 Summer Vacation Movies

Summer is beginning to come to a close for schoolkids. Parents are shopping for pencils and binders while the children preparing to return to the grind of another school year whine and lament the loss of another vacation. But, thanks to the magic of the movies, we can live vicariously through the summer vacations of other characters. Some of these vacations are memorable while others are...
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Top 10 Road Trip Movies

This week, I took my family on a road trip. Taking kids on a total of 38 hours of time in a car does not always bode well, but it can also be a bonding experience. Big screen road trips can go either way. Some demonstrate a happy journey for family and friends while others become a nightmare march to Hell. Looking back at the large number of road trip films out there, here is our ranking of the...
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Beverly D'Angelo and Chevy Chase to reunite for an ABC sitcom

Thirty-two years after they first graced movie screens as Clark and Ellen Griswold, Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo are reuniting for a new ABC sitcom. Even though they will also appear in the upcoming reboot/sequel to NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate , the two actors will play different roles on the ABC sitcom CHEV & BEV this Fall. The...
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Leslie Mann will play Audrey Griswold in Vacation reboot

The VACATION reboot is currently in production from HORRIBLE BOSSES screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldestein . Last month I shared with you some exciting casting news in regards to the movie that had Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day joining the mix . They would star alongside Ed Helms who is set to play a grown up Rusty Griswold in the reboot. Christina...
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Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day in talks for Vacation reboot

HORRIBLE BOSSES scribes John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are looking to add a familiar funny face to their VACATION reboot along with the god of thunder. Chris Hemsworth and Charlie Day are in talks for the Daley and Goldstein’s directorial debut that has already cast Ed Helms as the grown Rusty Griswold. This time around it’s Rusty who sets out to...
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Exclusive Video: The Top 10 Coolest Movie Dads!

It's Father's Day and in order to celebrate the holiday we've compiled The Top 10 Coolest Movie Dads , ranging from the embarrassing, hilarious, deadly, alien, crossdressing, and even one from a galaxy far, far away. Balancing work, family, and everything in between can be one of the toughest jobs around and each of these dads have tackled it in a way that makes them stand...
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Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo are joining the Vacation reboot

While it seemed to be a natural decision, it now is looking pretty certain that the reboot of NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION will feature appearances from Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo . Ever since the new film was announced with Ed Helms as a grown up Rusty, I have been holding out hope they would treat it as a true sequel to the classic films and get the original Griswolds...
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Christina Applegate in talks to become a Griswold in the reboot of National Lampoon's Vacation

To balance the manic goofiness of Chevy Chase in the classic NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION, the gorgeous Beverly D'Angelo was cast as his wife. The fact that the actress was able to hold her own comedically was all the better. So, for the reboot starring Ed Helms as an adult Rusty Griswold, a strong comedic actress was needed to play the matriarch. Directors John Francis Daley...
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