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  • Rumer Willis on bringing '80s movies to life in 'Dear John Hughes'

    Rumer Willis on bringing '80s movies to life in 'Dear John Hughes'
    Maybe you never loaned your undies to a geek at the high school dance. But chances are, at some point in your formative years, you felt invisible. Or invincible. Or so lovesick you couldn't sleep. John Hughes got that—and though the American teenage experience has changed in the three decades since the late director was at his most prolific, those universal adolescent feelings haven't. As "The Breakfast Club" marks its 30th anniversary this year, Hughes' Chicago-centric movies remain a cultural touchstone.
  • City Lights: An Oscar nod doesn't mean a film will be a classic someday

    City Lights: An Oscar nod doesn't mean a film will be a classic someday
    Talk about a prophetic theme song. When the Los Angeles Times reported the 30th anniversary re-release of John Hughes' school-detention drama "The Breakfast Club," it opened with a rhetorical question that didn't need explaining: "You didn't forget...

    Capsule reviews of feature films

    AMERICAN SNIPER. 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences...

    'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them

    'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them
    When you grow up, your heart dies. I know this because Ally Sheedy told me so. She said we all become our parents, there is no avoiding it. Also, if I ever do decide to run away from home, I don't have to live on the streets; I could go to Afghanistan....

    'The Breakfast Club' headed back to theaters for 30th anniversary

    You didn't forget about them, did you? The five quintessential teens of writer-director John Hughes' coming-of-age comedy-drama "The Breakfast Club" are headed back to the multiplex to mark the film's 30th anniversary. The story of a brain (Anthony...