Set in 1987 Los Angeles, Drew and Sherrie are two young people chasing their dreams in the big city. When they meet, it's love at first sight, though their romance will face a series of challenges. Written by
[after Dennis has accepted Drew's band as Arsenal's opening act]
Okay. Call your band.
[yells to Bourbon Room employees]
Guys! We're opening up for Arsenal!
[Drew's band mates drop what they're doing inside the club, run on stage]
Doesn't anyone just want to work in the bar industry anymore?
Thank you! You won't regret this, we're gonna blow you away.
Oh, you're gonna blow me all right. Okay, three songs, no covers. I need you guys to be amazing tonight, so start drinking...
[looks at watch]
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People need to stop bashing this movie; it was a lot of fun.
So I realize there plenty of cynical people out there that think enjoying a fun musical isn't as cool as bashing it. If you listen to these people, then pretty much everything "sucks" or is an "epic fail". I don't think this movie is being given a fair shot. First off, Tom Cruise gave a great performance and, believe it or not, sings rather well. The plot was slightly predictable but, nevertheless, the movie was fun and energetic. If I had to give any criticism, it would be that Mary J. Blige was underused and Alec Baldwin delivered a couple of bad lines. All in all, it was a very entertaining movie. I realize people like to get on the net and complain and say how stupid everything and everyone is, but don't let that sad, grumpy mind-set keep you from seeing this movie. The song performances alone are worth the price of admission.
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