Month: September 2019

homebrew blend of topher grace in take me home tonight & jesse eisenberg in adventureland

Take Me Home Tonight (2011) and Adventureland (2009)

Originally published on March 23, 2011

This is a joint movie review because their premises are basically the same: 80s male college graduate goes home after graduation pondering his future (played by Topher Grace and Jesse Eisenberg respectfully), gets a job beneath him to tide him over (Topher’s Matt: Suncoast Video, Jesse’s James: theme park worker), struggles to find himself, falls in love with a manic pixie dream girl of varying degrees (Teresa Palmer’s Tori, Kristen Stewart’s Em), and discovers fascinating things about himself.

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