Episode 18: BIG

Lyndsey selects the classic 1988 film Big, about a boy who wishes to be Tom Hanks. The film co-stars Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, and John Heard.

Talking points: A film made for adults. Josh makes a pretty great adult. Zoltar. The keyboard dance. A 20th Century Fox Selection. Is Splash a good movie? Tom Hanks talk. Penny Marshall directs. A taboo relationship. Eating baby corn. Kidnapping yourself. Wishing away your childhood. Rip-offs and body-swaps. You've Got Mail vs. Sleepless in Seattle. Buy it/rent it/tape over it. Leaping back for leap day.

Posted on February 15, 2016 and filed under Episodes, Lyndsey's Collection, Tom Hanks.