The time is right for '90s nostalgia to be kicking in, and Doug Limon's hilarious 1996 indie sensation "Swingers
," making its Blu-ray debut at last, is the guy comedy to revisit. Written by Jon Favreau
as a semi-autobiographical account of looking for work and navigating the Los Angeles hipster scene, "Swingers
" gave Vince Vaughn
his breakout role and paved the way for Favreau to direct blockbuster movies like the "Iron Man
" films and "Cowboys & Aliens."
Before Favreau and Vaughn got "all grown up" on us, the two played best buds trying to make it big in Hollywood in the '90s. Favreau is Mike, a lovesick comedian transplant from New York who is having trouble letting go of the girlfriend back home who dumped him, and Vaughn plays Trent, a fast-talking playboy actor who tries to shake his best friend out of his rut.
Trent's platonic man-love for Mike is