This remake of Cary Grant's My Favorite Wife was originally supposed to star Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin but ended up starring Doris Day and James Garner (with notable pop-ups from Don Knotts and John Astin); all I kept thinking about was a theoretical modern day spin starring Zooey Deschanel, Josh Duhamel, and the guy who played Sawyer on Lost.
Just OK Day.
"In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”
He didn’t say any more, but we’ve always been unusually communicative in a reserved way, and I understood that he meant a great deal more than that. In consequence, I’m inclined…