Blu-ray Review – Sixteen Candles (1984)

Blu-ray Review – Sixteen Candles (1984) Sixteen Candles, 1984. Directed by John Hughes. Starring Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Gedde Watanabe, John Cusack, Joan Cusack, and Michael Schoeffling. Synopsis: ...

Andrew McCarthy Sets Memoir Deal For Upcoming ‘Brat: An ’80s Story’

Andrew McCarthy Sets Memoir Deal For Upcoming ‘Brat: An ’80s Story’ Grand Central Publishing has acquired actor Andrew McCarthy’s memoir Brat: An ‘80s Story, set for publication in Spring 2021. “For years people have asked me, on a near daily basis, ‘What was it like ...

10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Making Of Weird Science

10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Making Of Weird Science John Hughes is widely revered as the utmost authority when it comes to teen comedies of the 80s. After spending years as a writer for National Lampoon's Magazine, Hughes transitioned into ...

Watch as John Hughes All-Stars Pay Tribute to the Iconic '80s Director

Watch as John Hughes All-Stars Pay Tribute to the Iconic '80s Director Josh Gad has pulled out all of the stops for his series Reuinited Apart, but it seems he has saved the vest for last. The Frozen star has assembled a murderer's row of talent to pay tribute to the ...

John Cusack movies: 12 greatest films ranked from worst to best

John Cusack movies: 12 greatest films ranked from worst to best Most film fans in the ‘80s got their first glimpse of John Cusack on the big screen as one of Anthony Michael Hall’s buddies who placed a bet that requires that their pal to secure a pair of Molly ...

Sixteen Candles: 5 Characters That Aged the Best (& 5 That Didn't)

Sixteen Candles: 5 Characters That Aged the Best (& 5 That Didn't) Created in 1984, Sixteen Candles features Sam (Molly Ringwald) waking up to her sweet 16, a birthday that she's daydreamed about since she was a kid. However, her birthday is completely forgotten by ...

Pretty in Pink Director Howard Deutch Looks Back on the John Hughes Classic [Exclusive]

Pretty in Pink Director Howard Deutch Looks Back on the John Hughes Classic [Exclusive] Pretty in Pink is one of John Hughes' early hits and, much like his other cinematic creations, it has managed to endure in the pop culture landscape. In this case, for nearly three and a half decades. ...

“They Hated Each Other”: How Pretty in Pink’s Tensions Created a Perfect Romance

“They Hated Each Other”: How Pretty in Pink’s Tensions Created a Perfect Romance “Sydney Pollack said ‘everything’s a love story’, and it is. Everything is, if you think about it,” says Howard Deutch. He’s chatting to us ahead of the remastered Blu-ray release of Pretty In Pink ...

Surrender the Pink: Deutch’s Debut a Dated Vintage “Pretty in Pink” (1986) | Blu-ray Review

Surrender the Pink: Deutch’s Debut a Dated Vintage “Pretty in Pink” (1986) | Blu-ray Review The films of John Hughes and the resulting compendium of actors who starred in them, lovingly remembered as the Brat Pack, define a particular era of pop culture, inextricably linked with the fashions ...

‘The King of Staten Island’ Abruptly Pulled From Drive-In Theaters

‘The King of Staten Island’ Abruptly Pulled From Drive-In Theaters Two days before cinemas were supposed to premiere “The King of Staten Island,” a new comedic drama from Judd Apatow and Pete Davidson, movie theaters around the country were abruptly informed they ...

John Hughes's "Pretty In Pink" Special Edition Debuts On Blu-ray From Paramount

John Hughes's Cinema Retro has received the following press release from Paramount Home Entertainment: Normal 0 false false false En-us X-none X-none Produced and written by John Hughes and directed by Howard ...

10 Best Quotes From Sixteen Candles

10 Best Quotes From Sixteen Candles Sixteen Candles is a beloved John Hughes classic. Released in 1984 and starring Molly Ringwald as Sam Baker, the movie is memorable for its wacky situations, its unusual characters, and a sweet ...

Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles John Hughes’ breakthrough writing-directing hit still carries a glow that defuses its rougher edges, making it one of the best of ’80s Teen comedies. Even the savvy Soraya Roberts cuts it some slack, ...

15 Most Memorable Quotes From The Breakfast Club

15 Most Memorable Quotes From The Breakfast Club After his debut in Sixteen Candles, John Hughes continued his storytelling streak in 1985 with The Breakfast Club. A tale of five students undergoing detention on a Saturday, this movie was an ...

‘Valley Girl’: This Jukebox Musical Definitely Doesn’t Have The Beat [Review]

‘Valley Girl’: This Jukebox Musical Definitely Doesn’t Have The Beat [Review] Though it doesn’t have the same cultural cache as “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Sixteen Candles,” or “The Breakfast Club,” Martha Coolidge’s 1983 film, “Valley Girl,” beat John Hughes to the punch with ...

‘Valley Girl’ Review: Clever Jukebox Musical Pays Cute Homage to ’80s Cult Classic

‘Valley Girl’ Review: Clever Jukebox Musical Pays Cute Homage to ’80s Cult Classic Everyone knows the beats of the original “Valley Girl,” a neon-colored gem of teen-centric ’80s moviemaking that should be remembered in the same breath as “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” and “Sixteen ...

Sixteen Candles: 5 Best Characters (& 5 Worst)

Sixteen Candles: 5 Best Characters (& 5 Worst) John Hughes' Sixteen Candles is an American teen classic that many return to over and over again—whether it be for a birthday or a casual nostalgic viewing. It's definitely not a film for all ages, ...

TVLine Items: Anthony Michael Hall on Blacklist, Creepshow to AMC and More

TVLine Items: Anthony Michael Hall on Blacklist, Creepshow to AMC and More The Brat Pack is getting back together — sort of: Anthony Michael Hall has landed a role on James Spader’s NBC drama The Blacklist, ETOnline.com reports. Hall will appear in multiple Season 7 ...

We Summon The Darkness

We Summon The Darkness The star, Alexandra Daddario, the writer, Alan Trezza, and the director, Marc Meyers, of the terrific new film We Summon The Darkness walk us through some of their favorite movies. Show Notes: Movies ...

Netflix UK: What’s New in April 2020?

Netflix UK: What’s New in April 2020? With streaming services growing like weeds and a new one on the way this month in the form of Quibi, there’s never been more pressure on Netflix to remain our platform of choice. As a result, it’s ...

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