Most Likely to Endure
With the exception of the era-specific music, what the kids like in Dazed and Confused is pretty much the same thing kids like now, which goes a long way in explaining why, 10 years later, the video's a staple in college dorms, owned by kids who weren't conceived yet in the Seventies and couldn't buy a ticket to the R-rated movie when it came out in the Nineties.
"...tenderhearted Dazed would have anything in common with Russ Meyer's sexploitation or John Woo's Hong Kong grit? -- but..."
May 30, 2003 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones