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John Hughes

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  • Why originality is overrated when it comes to TV -- and business

    Why originality is overrated when it comes to TV -- and business
    I've probably said it before, but originality is overrated. Which is why the most valuable tool in any enterprise's development arsenal just may be a feather duster, to make presentable something it already has and consumers already know. This is true...
  • 'Uncle Buck' Tries TV Again, This Time at ABC

    The 1989 John Candy comedy "Uncle Buck" may be making a second trip to the small screen. ABC is developing a new spin on the comedy written by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley for Universal TV. Prolific film producer Will Packer ("No Good Deed") is exec...
  • 'Ferris Bueller' House Sells for $1.06 Million

    Fans of '80s classic movies will be jealous of a recent real estate deal: The famous glass house from "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" has sold for $1.06 million. The Chicago-area home, which gained fame for being featured as the house of Cameron Fyre's...
  • 'Red Band Society' takes its cues from 'The Breakfast Club,' 'My So-Called Life'

    'Red Band Society' takes its cues from 'The Breakfast Club,' 'My So-Called Life'
    It's easy to view Fox's "Red Band Society" as a tearjerker given its premise -- it centers on a group of teenagers with serious illnesses who form unlikely bonds while living in a pediatric ward of a Los Angeles hospital. But don't be surprised if the...
  • Molly Ringwald will be pretty in the pink city at Jazziz in Boca

    Molly Ringwald will be pretty in the pink city at Jazziz in Boca
    Ravishing redhead Molly Ringwald twirled into our hearts in the ‘80s in timeless films such as Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Pretty In Pink. Now, the author, wife and proud mom of three is returning to her musical roots. As the daughter of...
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  • The Contenders: Timothy Olyphant of 'Justified'

    The Contenders: Timothy Olyphant of 'Justified'
    "Justified" just finished a typically terrific fourth season that featured the Detroit Mafia invading Kentucky, a marriage proposal from antihero Boyd Crowder to his love Ava and Patton Oswalt playing a constable who takes it (and takes it) on the chin...
  • The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure

    The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure
    If Wikipedia is correct — and why wouldn't a website that anyone in the world can log onto and change its content be correct? — only .5 percent of school-age children attend boarding schools. If that's the case, how can there be so many...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Hitchcock' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   The Ellen DeGeneres Show The Tonight Show...
  • Q&A: The 1975

    Q&A: The 1975
    This year has been a whirlwind for 1975 singer Matthew Healy.   “My life has changed so fundamentally,” said the frontman, reached in mid-September on the eve of a sold-out gig at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London. “It’s a very...
  • 'Breakfast Club': How a talky teen film became a classic

    'Breakfast Club': How a talky teen film became a classic
    I was in 7th grade when "The Breakfast Club" opened in theaters, and I distinctly remember thinking the movie was totally right about everything. I wasn't in high school yet (and that was surely one of movie's allures; a peek in a world I would soon...