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  • John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films

    John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films
    John Hughes, the influential writer-director who captured the humor and angst of the teen experience, 1980s style, in hit movies such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday. He was 59. Hughes, who...
  • Behind the Scenes with the Real Jon Cryer

    Behind the Scenes with the Real Jon Cryer
    LOS ANGELES -- Actor Jon Cryer makes us laugh so hard we cry as Charlie Sheen's nerdy freeloading brother on "Two and a Half Men". Cryer says he was born with it, "I don't know how I got to be such a dork other than what God blessed me with." But wife,...
  • She's sweet 16 and smart as a whip. Ouch.

    SHE TURNED 16 the other day, and I can hardly spit out the words. Sixteen. As in 16 candles. As in sweet (and sour) 16. As in the .416 (or so) batting average she racked up for her school softball team. As in the 16 bucks I gave her for the movies. As...
  • 'Square Pegs' fits right in

    'Square Pegs' fits right in
    A comedy about kids that was not made for kids but was not not made for kids, "Square Pegs" premiered on CBS in the fall of 1982; a quarter of a century later, it has come to DVD in its surprisingly modest, 19-episode entirety. But 9 1/2 hours is time...
  • John Hughes, "Sixteen Candles" Director, Dies Of Heart Attack

    John Hughes, "Sixteen Candles" Director, Dies Of Heart Attack
    The publicist for director John Hughes reports the blockbuster 1980s filmmaker has passed away. Spokeswoman Michelle Bega told reporters Thursday afternoon Hughes died after suffering a heart attack during a morning walk in New York City. Hughes was...
  • Director John Hughes Dies at 59

    Director John Hughes Dies at 59
    LOS ANGELES -- Writer-director John Hughes, Hollywood's youth impresario of the 1980s and '90s who captured the teen and preteen market with such favorites as "The Breakfast Club," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Home Alone, died Thursday, a spokeswoman...
  • 'Breakfast Club' Director John Hughes Dies From Heart Attack

    'Breakfast Club' Director John Hughes Dies From Heart Attack
    Prolific director John Hughes, most famous for writing and directing such flicks as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club," and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" has passed away, according to his spokesperson. Hughes' untimely passing occurred as he was...
  • Director John Hughes dies of heart attack

  • John Hughes Dead at 59

    John Hughes Dead at 59
    A spokeswoman for John Hughes says the director died of a heart attack during a walk in Manhattan this morning. The 59 year-old became famous for his string of 80's films including "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Buehler's Day Off." Hughes was born in...
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  • The teens of John Hughes' movies. Where are they now?

    The teens of John Hughes' movies. Where are they now?