“Always Be My Baby” is now streaming on Netflix, and some of the excitement around the film has centered on a (very funny) cameo by Keanu Reeves as the very aggressive new boyfriend of Ali Wong’s character.
But cameos are not, of course, a new invention of the streaming age. On the contrary, the cameo is an ancient art that stretches all the way back to the time Kurt Vonnegut wrote a bad essay about his own work in “Back to School,” and possibly even before that!
With that in mind, we asked our panel of critics to name their favorite movie cameos ever. Check out their choices below:
Ken Bakely (@kbake_99), Freelance for Film Pulse
I’ve recently been oddly fascinated by Huey Lewis’s brief cameo in “Back to the Future,