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Take Me Home Tonight (movie)
Q&A: Topher Grace and Demetri Martin of 'Take Me Home Tonight' on the '80s and who's geekier
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The very John Hughes-ian ’80s comedy “Take Me Home Tonight” does not make jokes about slap-bracelets. Or side ponytails. Because, says star Topher Grace, the point was to make a movie celebrating the decade, not mocking it. “We wanted it to feel like we actually went back in time and really made an ‘80s movie and just put it in the vault,” says Grace, 32, who helped conceive the film’s story, “and we took it out of the vault today, blew the dust off of it, and it’s an ’80s film.” In fact, the movie, in which Grace plays a 23-year-old MIT grad with no direction other than taking one wild night to win the heart of his high...

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