I saw an advanced screening of “Hot Tub Time Machine
” last night and it was pretty funny, albeit a bit predictable. I don’t need to bother with spoilers since the title pretty much explains the premise and there isn’t much else. There really isn’t much to this movie as far as plot goes but the thing that was so good was simply the dialogue. I felt like I related to every character in the movie in some way. I was just like the asshole character in some ways, especially waiting for the “arm thing” to happen (OK, that is a spoiler so you have to watch it). I was also a lot like the geeky character for obviously reasons. But so much of the dialogue was just the same type of shit that we talk about at our BR407 meetings or with my other friends. It was just the same kind of debates and arguments over silly things. My favorite line in the movie was an argument over what had just happened and it went something like this:
Jacob: This is scientifically possible!
Nick: Tell us how it’s scientifically possible, Professor Hawking.
Jacob: I will, ’cause I write Stargate fan fiction; this is my bread and butter, man!
Nick: Oh my God, I seriously almost passed out you’re such a dork.
I lolled several times in this movie. If you get a chance, I recommend it. It probably won’t get the best reviews since it wasn’t original or anything special, but if you just want to see a good laugh out loud movie, go see it.