Hot Tub Time Machine

RB2 – Hot Tub Time Machine

Reels, Booze & Bro’s aka RB2 hosts Brian & Jay, along with Reel Bro fan Kev and Shane, bring you Hot Tub Time Machine.  R rated comedies are a specialty of ours and always brings us Home Sweet Home.  We booze it up with a Canadian IPA and another local one to us.  Tune in to check it out all!

Jumping into the Past: A Hilarious Review of Hot Tub Time Machine

If you’re in the mood for a silly and ridiculous comedy, look no further than Hot Tub Time Machine. This 2010 film takes us on a wild ride through time, as four middle-aged friends are transported back to their heyday in the 1980s. With a cast of comedic heavyweights and enough absurdity to keep you laughing from start to finish, Hot Tub Time Machine is a movie you won’t want to miss.

The Plot (or lack thereof)

Let’s face it, the plot of Hot Tub Time Machine isn’t exactly deep or complex. It’s a simple concept: four friends go back in time to relive their glory days. But that’s all you really need when you have a cast this talented. John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, and Clark Duke bring their A-game, delivering line after line of hilariously off-color jokes and cringe-worthy moments. From getting caught up in the cocaine-fueled excess of the 80s to trying to change the course of history, these guys will have you in stitches from start to finish.

The Ridiculousness

Hot Tub Time Machine doesn’t take itself too seriously, and that’s part of what makes it so enjoyable. The characters are all over the top, from Corddry’s foul-mouthed and perpetually drunk Lou to Robinson’s sensitive singer-turned-bellhop Nick. And let’s not forget Duke’s nerdy and socially awkward Jacob, who serves as the audience’s relatable anchor in this time-traveling adventure. The absurdity is ramped up even further with the inclusion of a mysterious hot tub that serves as the portal to the past. It’s silly, it’s ridiculous, and it’s all the better for it.

The 80s Nostalgia

For those of us who grew up in the 80s, Hot Tub Time Machine is a delightful trip down memory lane. The film is chock-full of references to iconic 80s movies, music, and pop culture. From the soundtrack featuring classic hits like “Safety Dance” and “The Power of Love” to the characters’ wardrobe choices, this movie is a love letter to the decade that brought us so much cheesy goodness. Even if you didn’t grow up in the 80s, you’ll still find plenty to enjoy in the film’s unabashed celebration of all things neon and hairspray.

Hot Tub Time Machine is a movie that doesn’t take itself too seriously, and that’s part of what makes it so enjoyable. It’s a silly and over-the-top comedy that will have you laughing from start to finish. With a talented cast and plenty of ridiculousness to go around, this movie is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good laugh.

And as for our recommendation to watch Hot Tub Time Machine? Well, we can confidently say that this movie is a wild ride worth taking. So grab some popcorn, some decent booze, hop in your own hot tub (or just your living room couch with the RB2podcast), and prepare to laugh until your sides hurt. You won’t regret it.

Booze we had for the podcast

  • Style: Imperial – Double New England
  • ABV: 8.2%
  • From: Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
  • Style: IPA – New England
  • ABV: 8.3%
  • From: Jersey Cyclone Brewing Company