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Sep 28, 2012

Subject: Trojan War (1997)

Observers: John Pavlich, Hayley White

Record Date: September 26, 2012, 10:25 PM

Plot Summary: A High School dweeb (Will Friedle) is about to lose his virginity to the class bombshell (Marley Shelton), but must first embark on a wild, madcap journey to find a condom. Meanwhile, his frustrated best friend (Jennifer Love Hewitt) tries to muster up the courage to tell him she's secretly in love with him.

Note: Celebrating the film's 15th anniversary, Hayley returns to discuss the ups and downs of this flawed, but endearing sex comedy. We talk about the absurd tone, the tight structure, the charming cast and the film's awkward history and reception over the years. You can buy your own made to order DVD of this movie from the Warner Archive Collection. Remember to listen for the preemptive countdown before starting the film on your DVD.