He did it all for the nookie.
Trying to impress an older girl, a bumbling but well-meaning high school kid starts a band in ’80s Ireland in this clever, music-filled, feel-good romantic comedy.
Yanked out of a private academy and tossed in with the ruffians at public school, young Conor discovers his greatest joy is making videos like his MTV idols.
That morphs into singing (and writing) his own songs, launching a band, and discovering some cold, hard truths about his family and friends.
The pinch or two of reality makes his hard-fought happiness shine even brighter, however.