Delighted to have taken part in the John Hughes Blogathon being run this month by Table 9 Mutant. She’s doing a wonderful job of spreading the Hughes love all over the internet. Go check it out, you’re going to love what you see.
Originally posted on Cinema Parrot Disco:
This review for the John Hughes Blogathon comes from Smash of Smashing Through Life!. Thanks for being a part of this blogathon, Smash! Now let’s see what she thinks of The Great Outdoors. :-)
The Great Outdoors
This is a great movie. Straight up, I can’t put it any simpler than that. This is one of those movies that makes me feel all warm and gooey inside because of the overflowing childhood nostalgia that comes with every viewing. It’s the kind of movie I watched once and then loved it so much that I re-watched it hundreds of times over the course of my childhood. And I’ll probably watch it another couple hundred times in the years to come.
It’s summertime, and that means family vacation for the Ripleys. Chet Ripley is excited to take his wife and their two boys vacationing at a lake resort in Wisconsin…
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