François Truffaut once said that "Film lovers are sick people." He may have been on to something.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Things I Learned From Movie X: Home Alone 2: Lost In New York
I've been meaning to launch myself back into writing the Things I Learned From Movie X columns for the last few weeks, but with my new job and having to prepare for Christmas, it fell by the wayside. With the big day looming, I decided that the best way to kick off my new commitment to the feature would be with a review of a "classic" Christmas film that isn't terribly good, and I found plenty of material in the ugly and mean-spirited Home Alone 2: Lost In New York. It was equal parts fun and dispiriting to revisit the film since I loved both of the original Home Alone films as a child, so revisiting it to discover that I didn't like it at all was kind of sad. On another level, the resulting column is one of the funniest things I've written, so it all balances out.
By Edwin Davies
Labels: Christmas, Home Alone, Movies, Things I Learned From Movie X