Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist is a fantastic movie that hit all the right notes. It is about two teenagers who are on a comical quest to find a band called, “Where’s Fluffy?”
Norah is the sarcastic daughter of someone famous and Nick is a lonely bass player who has just been dumped by his mean girlfriend. They meet at one of his gigs and are thrown together when Norah asks Nick to be her boyfriend for five minutes in an attempt to prove to her friend Tris that she has a boyfriend. Nick just so happens to be Tris’s ex-boyfriend and when she thinks he and Norah are dating she decides that she wants him back and will stop at nothing to get him.
Nick and Norah are played by the insanely funny Michael Cera who starred in films such as Juno and Superbad and Kat Dennings who recently starred in The House Bunny. Their chemistry in this film is wonderfully on point.
The thing I liked most about this film is that it was a light-hearted comedy not meant to be anything else. It was cute added with a few gross moments that made it equal to a great film. The scene that stuck out most to me had to do with Norah’s friend Caroline (played by Ari Graynor) when she continues to chew the gum that has been through all the adventures she goes through in this movie. At one point she throws up in a toilet and drops not only her cell phone but her gum in the toilet and retrieves them both to continue the journey.
The playlist in this movie on the other hand was not so infinite. Although there is a great scene in there when “You Sexy Thing” by Hot Chocolate is played. There were some good bands in the movie who had their music played but the songs were definitely not something of great measure. Even Nick and Norah had a disagreement about whether or not The Cure was a good band or not.
This film really followed in the footsteps of its sister film Juno and Superbad it didn’t have a meaning to it like most films but it will probably go down in history as a cult classic.
So ladies and gentlemen this is a great movie for everyone to see, except for the little ones because it does contain some strong language and a little sex scene that they might not understand. This movie is basically for people who know how to laugh and enjoy life’s little things.