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Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday's Top 5... Holidays That Garry Marshall Should Tackle Next

#5: St. Patrick's Day

Premise: Set in Boston (I mean, duh), and featuring several interlocking threads about people at, and trying to get to, the St. Patrick's Day parade.

Starring: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, with cameos from Julianne Moore, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck

#4: Canada Day

Premise: Before the 4th of July, there's July 1st, Canada Day. Watch as a bunch of Canadians find polite ways to ring in the anniversary of the formation of Canada as a dominion.

Starring: Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, Ellen Page, Will Arnett, Eugene Levy

#3: President's Day

Premise: One movie, four stories, each following the inauguration of a different US President.

Starring: Bryan Cranston as George Washington, Mark Rylance as Thomas Jefferson, Liam Neeson as Abraham Lincoln, Donal Logue as Theodore Roosevelt

#2: Gay Pride Day

Premise: Come for the glitter, stay for the dancing and the drama.

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Kate McKinnon, Jane Lynch, Laverne Cox, Jim Parsons, Cheyenne Jackson, Wanda Sykes

#1: Black Friday

Premise: Everyone goes to the mall. Everyone loses their mind. This writes itself.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon, Taraji P. Henson, Anthony Anderson, Patrick Dempsy, Sofia Vergara, Hector Elizondo

2 comments:

Wendell Ottley said...

There needs to be a Black Friday movie. That day is just ridiculous. I agree that it practically writes itself.

Norma Desmond said...

It's very surprising that no one has gone there yet.