Eight Days a Week

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Eight Days a Week ★½ 1997 (R)

Shy, nerdy high-schooler Peter (Schaefer) is obsessed with Erica (Russell), the popular babe who lives across the street. Peter decides a sit-in on her front lawn and constant protestations about his devotion is the way to get her attention. Title comes from the Beatles tune and is the cleverest thing in the movie. 92m/C VHS . Joshua Schaefer, Keri Russell, R.D. Robb, Mark L. Taylor, Catherine Hicks; D: Michael Davis; W: Michael Davis; C: James Lawrence Spencer; M: Kevin Bassinson.