Gen-Xers will immediately peg Michael Dowse’s limp comedy Take Me Home Tonight
as a lame attempt to cash in on nostalgia -- they’ll see it as a fourth-rate Wedding Singer
. Gen Y will think the same movie is a feeble copy of the current king of movie comedy, Judd Apatow -- they’ll see it as a fourth-rate Superbad
. The sad part is, they’ll all be right.
It’s the late ’80s, and floundering MIT grad Matt (Topher Grace), unsure what to do with his life, works at Suncoast Video when his high-school crush, Tori (Teresa Palmer), walks into the store. He pretends to be another customer, chats her up, and learns she works for a financial institut...