'Take Me Home Tonight'
(Topher Grace, Anna Faris, et al / DVD / R / 2011 / 20th Century Fox)
Overview: It's Labor Day 1988, and although they graduated from high school four years earlier, the kids from the class of '84 get together for a party that will surely settle old scores and kindle new romance. But a little creative improvisation will be necessary for Matt Franklin (Topher Grace) who is wasting his degree from MIT on a summer job at Suncoast Video; he's just told his secret high-school crush (Teresa Palmer) that he works for Goldman Sachs - and she's going to be at the party.
DVD Verdict: Being a true fan of the '80s in general, I really enjoyed this film. I mean, last year we got 'Hot Tub Time Machine' and now this year we get 'Take Me Home Tonight.' It has a nostalgic vibe and it has a great storyline about being true to yourself. It's not laugh-out-loud comedy, but it does have a few hilarious moments.
It doesn't over-use sex, but they do have a lot of drugs, especially cocaine. Topher Grace (who also co-wrote the film!) stars as Matt, a guy who doesn't know what to do with his life. His sister, Wendy sent her application to a college, and Matt's friend, Barry just got fired from his job. Matt works at the local video store, and his high school crush, Tori comes in.
She tells him that Kyle is throwing a wild party and asks him to come. Throughout the wild and crazy night, Matt tries to get Tori to like him. Trust me, in true '80s movie style, this is a really fun movie to watch - and the music is killer '80s too!
Indeed, I don't want to give too much away cause you'll wanna see it for yourself it's that funny. You can tell that the cast had great chemistry and had fun making this movie which makes it all the better. This is a feel good type movie that will leave you laughing about your fav scenes - and wanting to tune into an '80s-only radio station immediately! The movie is so much funnier than I expected. I highly recommend that you TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT!!! This is a Widescreen Presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs.