An agreeable change of pace after the melodramatics of the first film, this lightweight but likeable sequel takes Vada (Anna Chlumsky) on a journey of self-discovery. The suspense is minimal and the results predictable, but the trip is reasonably enjoyable, with most of the top talent
It's 1974 and Vada, now 13, is facing more changes. Her funeral-director father Harry (Dan Aykroyd) and new wife Shelly (Jamie Lee Curtis) are expecting their first baby. Deciding to fill in some blanks in her own history by writing a school paper about her late mother Maggie, Vada, over Harry's
objections, loots her piggy bank to fly to Los Angeles, where Maggie grew...