Movie Quote Tuesday – Mixed Nuts
Am I the only one who loves this movie? I mean, where else can you see Steve Martin dancing with the (almost) lovely-in-drag Liev Schreiber? And quite well, I might add.
Why do I love it? Besides the dance scene with a very Steve Martiny Steve Martin and Liev Schreiber in his big screen (and terrific) début? Let’s start with the late, great (magnificent, missed) Madeline Kahn, the ever-sweet Rita Wilson (Mrs. Tom Hanks, to you), and a silly, singing Adam Sandler before he was Billy Madison, et al. Then we’ll throw in a dose of Anthony LaPaglia, Robert Klein and Garry Shandling. And a dash of Rob Reiner for taste.
Anyway, this is another one of those cute movies that I watch any old time of the year, whenever the mood strikes me. It’s funny and comical and full of Christmas tragedy.
Okay, maybe not tragedy. But mayhem. Well, things go wrong.
But as Philip says, even though Christmas is the time of year when wrong things just seem wronger, you can’t give in to stinkin’ thinkin’. Because the holidays aren’t over yet, and something wonderful could still happen! Only he says it better than that.
Philip: There’s magic at Christmas.
I look forward each year to the wonderful and magical things that seem to happen during “The Holidays”, especially when there are not so great things happening in my daily life. Truth be told, wonderful things happen all year long, only I seem to be looking harder for them at Christmas. Still watching for Santa and listening for those sleigh bells on the roof, I guess. Even after all these years.
Here’s a bonus listen, just because I love Madeline Kahn (this one is PG)
So good, indeed.