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    More Equal Than Others: Six Films of 2012 Done Better

    For better or worse, films don’t exist in a vacuum. If literature derives from itself, and, according to Marshall McLuhan, the content in any new medium is always the same as in the old, then films don’t exactly have a wealth of opportunities to be original. You can always compare a film to one that […] More

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    ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day’ Off – Recut Trailer

    – I am usually not a fan of genre-switching trailers but I really love this Ferris Bueller day of re-imagining as a more modern day indie-drama. This video dropped online a few days ago and so most of you have already seen it, but if you are like me and had your internet down for […] More

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    Poster Art: “Zombieland” & “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

    Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer recently showcased this poster created by artist Brick Hut. The poster is a reference to the film’s big cameo sequence, one of the most talked about cameos in recent memory. It’s a sequence that really defines what Zombieland is and what it’s trying to do, and that’s just make one hell […] More

  • John Hughes Legacy Lives On

    Ernessa Carter a blogger at www.fierceandnerdy.com and author of the book called Molly Ringwald Ending announced that Miramax optioned the rights to her second novel 32 Candles. Ever since John Hughes past away, any mention of anything related to him or is work has been generating buzz. With all the fan appreciation since his death […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio #144 – Remembering John Hughes

    There are two things I remember best about early-to-mid-1980s movies: slasher films and teen comedies. While the slasher films bring back fond memories they never quite compare to the quality of the teen angst flicks which made for repeated viewings. Everything from Porky’s to the top-notch entertainment of Fast Times at Ridgemont High, the teen […] More

  • RIP John Hughes 1950-2009

    One of the foremost comedy writer/directors of the last 25 years has died.  John Hughes, creator of such teen comedies as Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, and his opus, the terrific The Breakfast Club died of a heart attack at the age of 59.  He almost single-handedly defined the concept of “teen comedy” as we […] More

  • Top 7 Teen Comedies from the 80’s

    Top 6 Teen Comedies of the 80’s When it comes to movies, there are two things that the early-to-mid-1980s are best known for: slasher films and teen comedies. Here is a list of my favorite teen comedies of the 1980’s. 7- Sixteen Candles (1984) One of the many collaborations with John Hughes and Molly Ringwald, […] More