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“Everybody Wants Some!!” Movie Review (& a chat with it’s stars)

Remember that period of time between high school and college, when you felt completely invincible?

Everything seemed charged with excitement and possibility, “like there was sugar in the air,” as my daughter once said.

I’ve spent my life trying to recapture that feeling but I don’t have to anymore because Everybody Wants Some!! did it for me.

This is the latest from director Richard Linklater and, though it contains none of the same cast members, he calls it the “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused. It’s about Jake (Blake Jenner), who starts his freshman year of college by moving in with his baseball teammates. They spend the remaining days of summer drinking, getting laid and in general, just horsing around. Continue reading →