Had we seen this Valley Girl exclusive clip three months ago, we might have groaned with recognition at the totally '80s slang, the totally '80s hairstyles, and the totally '80s choice of activities: "Where should we go now? Esprit or Limited? Seeing it today, though, it might as well be a missive from another universe. Going to a mall? Eating at a food court?
Oh dear. Where do I even start with this one? Watching Valley Girl was like watching a bad sequel to Pretty in Pink. By far the best scene was when he first appeared in the movie.
She's a bubbly mall rat with hair teased sky-high. He's a charming punk from the wrong side of the Hollywood Hills, and her friends think he's grody to the max. The original was a surprisingly tender Romeo-and-Juliet retelling that's since become a hard-to-find cult classic.