DVD & Blu-ray review: National Lampoon Vacation Boxset (15)

Harold Ramis, Amy Heckerling, Jeremiah S Chechik, Stephen Kessler Blu-ray

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"This is no longer a vacation. It's a quest...” Chevy Chase's goofy schtick might have dated a tad but the first slice of Vacation, where the luckless Griswold family travel cross country to Wally World, is still a huge pleasure. Chase is Clark, a father with a pompous insistence on taking in every museum, heritage sight etc on the way to a perfectly awful fun park. Aunt Edna's demise and Clark's breakdown are particularly memorable; the subsequent three sequels less so...