Topic: John Hughes

I Remember Prom: It Was Neither Pretty Nor Pink

I Remember Prom: It Was Neither Pretty Nor Pink

Having seen Pretty in Pink easily 100 times since I was ten years old, I looked forward to my prom. However, when it actually rolled around some nine years later after the release of my favorite Molly Ringwald movie, I had lost interest in the entire concept – it didn’t help that the Beastie Boys were playing the same night and I felt that might be a wee bit more important. More »

Gallery: 80s Movies Characters Make the Best Boyfriends

Gallery: 80s Movies Characters Make the Best Boyfriends

Film in the 80s pretty much rocked. Rocked so much, in fact, that pretty much every good movie is being re-made or sequelized (yes, I made that word up and yes, you wish you did too). Footloose, the re-make, just wrapped filming and now there’s talk of a Top Gun 2. I think we can all agree that Tom Cruise in the 1980s was way more desirable than he is now and so I have little hope for the sequel. But nonetheless, Maverick was a pretty suave guy. Goose was pretty cute too. Now that I think about it, I’d prefer Goose over the boring Maverick because he’s loyal, hilarious and he can totally sing. I love a man who can serenade me. Which got me thinking: what other characters from 80s movies would I want to date? A lot of them are John Hughes creations, but who can blame me? More »