Posts tagged "john hughes"

“The Breakfast Club” Turns 25

The cast of "The Breakfast Club," minus Emilio Estevez and John Hughes (who died recently), got together on Monday night for a screening to celebrate the film's 25th anniversary. Ally Sheedy even brought her 16-year-old daughter to watch it with her. Wait. Has it really been 25 years since "The Breakfast Club" came out? I…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 22, 2010

Brat Pack Secrets That Will Thoroughly Surprise You

The Brat Pack may have hit the big screen before I hit the world, but they had a big effect on my adolescence, nonetheless. I went through a stage in middle school where I wore my "Breakfast Club" shirt on a weekly basis, fantasized about a young John Cusack, and hoped I would meet my…

By: Kelli Bender / February 14, 2010

Get Your Rocks Off: John Hughes’ Hot Jams

The late (tear) writer/director John Hughes had great taste in women and music. The two go hand-in-hand, no? His soundtracks were jam-packed with tunes to rock out or get felt up to. Clearly, he was a genius! So, let's celebrate his life with a dance party of our favorite hits off the soundtracks for "Weird…

By: Simcha / August 7, 2009

Sincerely, John Hughes: The Best Tribute You’ll Read

In the coming days, many people will write touching tributes about John Hughes, the director of seminal '80s movies "The Breakfast Club," "Sixteen Candles," "Pretty In Pink," and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," who died yesterday from a heart attack at the age of 59. But I'm sure none will be as moving as the one…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 7, 2009

Quickies!: “Sixteen Candles” Director John Hughes Dies Of A Heart Attack

Beloved director John Hughes died today at the age of 59 from a heart attack. John delighted audiences young and old with movie classics – “Sixteen Candles," “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off," “Pretty In Pink,” and “The Breakfast Club." Thanks for all the good times John, we won't forget about you. [Chicago Tribune] Justin Timberlake’s new…

By: Daniela Guernica / August 6, 2009

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of September 16th 2008

MUSIC Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It This soul brother's tracks will make you swear his retro-record was recorded back in the day. The latest from a former member of 80’s R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné!, Saadiq's put-you-in-the-mood grooves makes this one of the sexiest solo albums of the year.

By: Simcha / September 17, 2008