Tuesday, March 18 2014
A film like Sixteen Candles suggests that wealthy teenagers are not immune to life’s harsh caprice, and that no amount of affluence can cure high school’s sense of alienation and anxiety
Monday, March 29 2010
The Breakfast Club remains a defining moment for a generation 25 years later. What endures is the sheer heart that defines the film, the way that it supplies stark, grave candor and quirky spunk in equal measure.
Thursday, August 13 2009
John Hughes went to bat for us teenagers against the evil Baby Boomer adults and the damage their material expectations inflicted on the classic American nuclear family.
Thursday, November 5 2009
it's safe to say that John Hughes has a secure legacy in Hollywood laughfests. No matter the age bracket, this film stands as one of his very best.
Tuesday, August 26 2008
The film—and Ferris—is still as fresh and fun, witty and irreverent as ever. It’s a true classic, a pinnacle of its genre.
Wednesday, February 15 2006
Call us the Breakfast Club Generation. We are all Molly Ringwald.
Sunday, August 15 2010
In this installment, we look at Clash of the Titans (2010), Spartacus, The Breakfast Club, Nanny McPhee, and Greenberg.
Sunday, June 20 2010
When it comes to comedy's current cyclical nature, the dork is the new dreamboat, while the good looking loser is the lynchpin for every possible punchline.
Monday, March 8 2010
It's not uncommon for viewers of any given Academy Awards ceremony to ask themselves, "What the hell was that all about?" Everything from misguided fashion
Sunday, November 1 2009
It’s a shame that John Hughes died when he did. In self-imposed exile for most of the last decade, he was clearly talented and