Video Review: One Direction “Midnight Memories”

Louis sits on the end of a couch as a couple makes out next to him. A 17-year-old boy dances as he plays records on the turntables. A 17-year-old boy, wearing a dress shirt and pants, talks with Liam. Zayn pets the dog as he sits on another couch. Niall offers a 17-year-old girl some chips. Harry walks into the family room. Niall nods at Zayn. Louis puts on his jacket as they walk out of the door of the home.

They order at food at Kali’s Kebabs diner. Louis looks at the menu. Harry jumps over the counter and talks with the cook. Liam tosses some straws and ducks some flowers. Louis holds up chili sauce and puts it on his hot dog. Liam bites into his and waves his hand in front of his face. Zayn grins as he aims the fire extinguisher at him. Louis and Niall check on him.

Harry waves at the seventysomething woman driving by on scooters. He gestures for one of them to call him. They ride the scooters in the street. The seventysomething women sit in their scooters as they stand behind them. Niall shakes the police officer’s hand and gives him an autograph while Liam, Louis, Harry and Zayn walk onto the police boat. Harry gestures for him to “come on.” Niall runs inside as the police officer tries to stop them. They ride the police boat on the River Thames. Harry, Liam, Niall, Zayn and Louis run up the Tower Bridge. They look at the river from on top of the bridge.

Rating: 5/5

Harry says it’s such a beautiful view while he sits on the Tower Bridge with Liam, Zayn, Louis and Niall. Niall responds he’s been there with friends. However, he didn’t really take it in. Zayn yawns and takes a picture on his phone. He sends the photo to all of them. Liam says he wishes he could stay young forever. Louis comments he doesn’t want to get old. Harry stands up and brushes off his pants. He tells them they are getting too serious and need to find somewhere else to go.

Liam says he can feel taste the chili pepper. Louis says his face is really red. Zayn says they should probably go to the emergency room. Harry hands him an antacid. Liam chews it and says it usually works. Louis says the roller rink is open. Harry gestures for them to follow him.

Louis stumbles as he skates on the rink. Niall holds him up. Harry pirouettes in the center. Liam ties his laces as he sits on the bench. A 19-year-old girl offers her his hand. Liam says he may trip her. The 19-year-old girl says they’ll go slow. Niall and Louis give him a thumbs-up. Zayn nods at Liam. Harry sees Liam with the 19-year-old girl and waves to her. Niall whistles. Liam gestures for them to stop. Louis and Niall laugh.

Director: N/A Year: 2014

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Pam Avoledo spends her time binge-watching classic teen dramas and stands firm in her pro-Leyton stance. She also received her journalism degree in 2006 from Oakland University. Her work has been published in the White Wall Review, Sledgehammer Lit , Greatest City Collective & 45 Magazine and forthcoming in Daily Drunk Mag\'s Kristofia anthology.