Hollywood LOVES a sequel. And a remake. And an adaptation. And basically anything that will make a lot of money. Sometimes it’s just a direct-to-video follow-up, sometimes it’s a critically acclaimed improvement on the first film. It’s become pretty hard to find a movie that doesn’t have a sequel at least in the works, so it’s surprising to discover a classic that hasn’t been followed up on. More
Topic: The Breakfast Club
Here is a confusing thing: at some point in time, whoever controls fashion trends decided that glasses and mom jeans were worthy of being incorporated into that Byzantine trying-to-get-laid dance known as “the youth culture.” As a result, it’s now nigh impossible to tell who gets shoved into lockers regularly and who just likes Animal Collective. (The nerds, meanwhile, have become the new jocks, what with controlling the world and making billions off your personal info and all. But I digress.) In honor of these topsy turvy times, I challenge you to tell the difference between various hipsters and various ’80s movie nerds. Answers are at the end. No peeking, spaz! More
Once upon a time in an entire different universe called the 1980′s, teen movies weren’t just good, but great. They were far better scripted and the group of teenage actors from which directors and casting agents could choose was just, without being insulting, different. One of the most important people to the teen movie genre in the 80′s was writer and director, John Hughes. More
Mindy Kaling as Ally Sheedy‘s weird girl? James Van Der Beek in the jock role that Emilio Estevez originated? Sign us up! More
Anthony Michael Hall: Brat Packer, comeback kid, disturber of the peace. The 43-year-old actor was arrested Tuesday night after an incident in the courtyard of his condo complex left him ripping up plants and shouting obscenities at his neighbors. Evidently, police were called after he knocked on a neighbor’s door and challenged him to a fight. (Judd Nelson declined to comment.) More
If you’re not reading Young adult (YA) lit this summer, you’re going to be left behind. From the final Harry Potter film’s July release to the casting buzz about the upcoming Hunger Games film, YA books aren’t just for high schoolers anymore. If you’re unsure where to start in the young adult canon, here are some friendly suggestions based on the DVD you’ve nearly worn out. More
Check out the top “Hey! Well Excuuuuuuse Me Princess!” movies/TV shows. – Firefly, The Princess Bride, The Breakfast Club, and others feature testy relationships between the (anti)hero and the lady he secretly loves but won’t admit to. (30 Ninjas)
Everyone rest easy. Demi Lovato has returned to her natural hair color. (People)
That was a good decision. A contestant from America’s Got Talent knew his wife had been missing for days, but chose to audition rather than look for her. And now she’s dead. (TMZ)
Want. Characters from The Breakfast Club, recreated in needlepoint. (Buzzfeed)
The stars of Glee are releasing a Christmas album. (celebuzz)
Sign us up! Francis Ford Coppola is on tap to direct a new horror-thriller, starring Val Kilmer, called “Twixt Now and Sunrise.” [Deadline]
After the summer of death that was 2009, it was heartwarming to see that the one moviemaker who the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences chose to honor at this year’s Oscars was writer/director/producer John Hughes. Although he may … More
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Think about it: American Idol is a basically just a reality-TV version of your high school. There’s drama, catfights, tears, overachievers, disappointments and that one legendary teacher-crank who gives everyone hell — since he’s tenured, he can do whatever he … More