Saturday, December 8, 2012
American Reunion - DVD Review
Starring Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Chris Klein, Eugene Levy, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mena Suvari, Tara Reid, Jennifer Coolidge, John Cho, Natasha Lyonne, Dania Ramirez, Katrina Bowden and Jay Harrington.
Directed by Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg.
On one hand, there's something nice about seeing the gang back together. On the other hand, I'm watching these guys all complain about getting old at age 31. Maybe I should just rewatch the first one instead?
There is something to be said about seeing Jim, Michelle, Stifler, Finch, Oz, Vickie, etc. back together. In some ways, it's comfort food with favorite characters. In other ways, it's a reminder that most of these actors didn't have their careers take off the way they imagined.
The Class of 1999 is getting together for their 13-year high school reunion. Apparently the 10-year didn't happen. It's an excuse for everyone to come back to their hometown and hang out and get stuck in some awkward situations while juvenile potty humor abounds. Coming off the best, I suppose, is Stifler (Seann William Scott), who puts the id in idiot. He still wants to play pranks, get drunk, pick on dweebs, and sleep with teenage girls, keep his high-school glory days alive.
There's a reason the Porky's gang never went to their high-school reunion.