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I gotta admit, the ’80s is a bit of a blur to me. Okay, so I probably don’t remember too much about the ’80s except for the occasional cartoon I zoned out in front of after running home from school. Even so, these two clips from the ’80s-tastic “Take me Home to Tonight” makes me wish I was older to appreciate all the wacky clothes, music, and other ’80s nonsense.
It’s the late 1980s, when Wall Street is riding high, and it seems as if the entire country is cashing in on the bumper profits. Disgusted with the materialism that surrounds him, Matt Franklin, a brilliant young MIT graduate, has walked out on his well-paid position at a local lab and taken a low-level job as a video clerk, much to his father Bill’s consternation. And the crises keep piling up in Matt’s life. His best buddy Barry has just gotten fired from his job, his brainy sister Wendy is getting hitched to her vapid boyfriend Kyle, and the gorgeous Tori Frederking, long-time object of Matt’s unattainable adoration, is suddenly back in the picture. Now, on one wild, woolly and irresponsible evening, everything is coming to a head, with explosive results.
Starring Teresa Palmer, Anna Faris, Topher Grace, Michelle Trachtenberg, Lucy Punch, Michael Biehn, Chris Pratt, Nathalie Kelley, Dan Fogler, Robert Hoffman, Angie Everhart and directed by Michael Dowse.
Take it home March 4, 2011.
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