I haven't checked out the new TV series adaptation yet, but I can't imagine the chemistry between its two leads can rival the spark that McDowell and Steenburgen had...especially since their spark led to marriage! (And divorce, too, but let's not dwell on that, shall we?) The time-travel effects may be dated, but charmingly so rather than in a cringe-worthy way.
I don't know why I didn't get around to seeing this in the theater or why it's taken me so long to even watch it on home video, but I freaking LOVED it. Can't wait for the sequel to come out later this year. But it made me laugh that Vaughn cited Valentine as being a cross between Bill Gates and Tiger Woods. I mean, there's no way Sam Jackson wasn't channeling Russell Simmons, right?
If you know Colin Hay's name at all, then you know he was the lead singer of Men at Work, but it's been a long time since that title has been at the top of his resume. For ages now, Hay has been a well-respected solo artist, but the majority of his work has flown woefully under the radar. Those who've caught his live shows, however, have been converted into devotees of his work, so it makes sense that this…