The Good Parts: My Summer Story


There are a few films that should never have a sequel (or remake). When the original is so perfect, why ruin it? One of the films that fall into this category is A Christmas Story. Sadly, Hollywood couldn’t keep away and produced not one, but two sequels.  The first was a PBS TV film entitled Ollie Hopnoodle’s Haven of Bliss. The second sequel was originally called It Runs in the Family. The film bombed in the theaters. A few years ago the film was released under a new name My Summer Story. Neither film could capture the magic of the original. Sure, all of the characters were back, but it just wasn’t the same. That’s not to say that My Summer Story is a total disaster. There are a few Good Parts:

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