Tag Archives: Anthony Michael Hall

Weird Science (1985)

Well, it’s definitely Hughes’ weirdest movie. A few things: – This is the last time Anthony Michael Hall looked anything like Anthony Michael Hall. – I totally forgot about the explicit references to The Hills Have Eyes and The Road … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Club (1985)

“A movie about a bunch of stereotypes who complain that other people see them as stereotypes.” – Pauline Kael on The Breakfast Club I think the thing a lot of people struggle with, but rarely talk about, is how a certain … Continue reading

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Sixteen Candles (1984)

John Hughes’ first film as writer and director has both aged really well and terribly. The good stuff: Hughes’ knack for 80s teenage vernacular is still wonderful. Obviously teens didn’t really talk like Hughes wrote them, but as a stylised … Continue reading

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