Tag Archives: Amy Heckerling

Look Who’s Talking

HE’S HIP, HE’S COOL, AND HE’S ONLY 3 MONTHS OLD. New York accountant Mollie Jensen (Kirstie Alley) becomes pregnant, but the married man she had sex with is out of the picture; maybe a childish cab driver (John Travolta) is a suitable replacement? One of the director’s biggest commercial hits was also a comeback for … Continue reading Look Who’s Talking

National Lampoon’s European Vacation

FOR OVER TWO THOUSAND YEARS, EUROPE HAS SURVIVED MANY GREAT DISASTERS. NOW FOR THE REAL TEST. CHEVY CHASE & HIS FAMILY ARE COMING FROM AMERICA! The Griswold family competes in a TV game show and wins money for a trip to Europe; the first stop on the journey is England. In the sequel to National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983) … Continue reading National Lampoon’s European Vacation

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

AT RIDGEMONT HIGH ONLY THE RULES GET BUSTED! A group of teenagers at Ridgemont High in southern California are curious about sex; one of them, Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh), has a few peculiar experiences… Cameron Crowe, who was a journalist at the time, wrote this humorous look at teenagers’ attitude to sex, and together … Continue reading Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Loser

DARE TO BE DIFFERENT. Midwesterner Paul Tannek (Jason Biggs) enrolls in New York University where he’s taunted by his fellow students, but falls in love with Dora Diamond (Mena Suvari) who’s having an affair with a teacher (Greg Kinnear). Another teen comedy from Amy Heckerling, but not as sharp as her 1995 comeback feature, Clueless. … Continue reading Loser