Planes Trains & Automobiles

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. Like all of you, we watched this classic over Thanksgiving break. Watching a jerk and an oblivious guy become friends is always a good time. You can find more information on IMDB and some interesting reviews and watch the movie on Amazon.

Spaceballs

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This one becomes a full on fight. O/C is in denial and can’t accept the truth. Have some patience with this one, he can be frustrating to fight with. You can find more information on IMDB and some interesting reviews and watch the movie on Amazon.

Little Shop of Horrors

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. We’re having some fun now watching these movies. Joins us as we go somewhere that’s green and watch Little Shop of Horrors.Things were looking bleak then suddenly Seymore shows up and we have a great movie to watch. Just remember, don’t feed the plants. You can […]

Armed and Dangerous

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. While working our way back into the swing of things, we watched Armed and Dangerous. We may not remember this tomorrow, but we had a lot of fun! You can find more information on IMDB and some interesting reviews and watch the movie on Amazon.

Summer Rental

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. We are back at what John Candy does best, wholesome family comedy! Summer rental is not his best work, but it is a whole lot of John being John! You can find more information on IMDB and some interesting reviews and watch the movie on Amazon.

Follow That Bird

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. We subjected ourselves to the pain of a twenty year old Sesame Street movie. While this has a few simple subtle jokes that we enjoyed, it was painful. You can find more information on IMDB and some interesting reviews and watch the movie on Amazon.  

Brewster’s Millions

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week we wished we could be Montgomery Brewster and contemplated each of his decisions. This movie has everything from the amazing Rick Moranis as The King of the Mimics to the legendary Hume Cronin as Monty’s Honkey Great Uncle. I hopw you enjoy this episode […]

Going Berserk

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week we watched Going Berserk. This movie was a little confusing and difficult to keep track of, but with a little effort we were able to explain it pretty well. In the end I think we both enjoyed it enough to watch it again. Please […]

National Lampoon’s Vacation

National Lampoon's Vacation

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week we watched National Lampoon’s Vacation. Come join us as we take a trip across the country with the Griswolds in the Family Truckster. You can find more information on IMDB and some interesting reviews and even watch the movie on Amazon.

Heavy Metal

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week, it’s on! O/C and Peter fight over whether Heavy Metal is a good movie or not. While Peter has the majority against him, he has a valid argument. You can enjoy this movie for the soundtrack, and for the voice talent, but the animation […]

Stripes

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week we watched one of our favorites, Stripes from 1981. This film is a blast! John Candy has a pretty great role playing Dewey “Ox” Oxberger, a young man who joins the Army instead of joining a health club. This movie has some great quotable […]

Blues Brothers

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week was a treat! We got to watch The Blues Brothers from 1980. With all of the great cameos and amazing musicians playing roles in this movie, how could you be disappointed watching this? Even with all of the cartoon crashes and violence, this was […]

1941

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week we saw the Steven Spielberg movie 1941, from 1979. Please let us know if we are wrong, but we just didn’t enjoy it. Everyone involved was talented and brilliant, but we just don’t know why this movie was so bad. We had a good time […]

Lost and Found

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week we watched George Segal and Glenda Jackson live out years of marriage in the matter of a couple of months. While we both agree it started off horribly, it turned into a pretty good movie. If you don’t feel like watching the whole thing, […]

The Silent Partner with Tracey Morgan

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week Tracey Morgan joins us as we look at The Silent Partner. This is another one with too little John Candy, but what we see of him isn’t too bad. This movie goes from reasonable to awful to great from scene to scene. In the […]

Find The Lady

Octopus/Caveman and Peter celebrate the life of John Candy. This week we struggle through the movie Find the Lady. In this movie we get to catch up with our favorite pair of clumsy police officers. While there are a few clever jokes and fun moments, it seems they prefer slapstick comedy and elaborate character building […]