Jules / July 8th, 2019

What’s sometimes lost in the discussion of John Hughes‘ extraordinary reinvention of the teen film is just how brief his time in the subgenre was. Beginning with the release of Sixteen Candles in 1984, Hughes began a writing and directing streak that remains tough to top in any genre. By 1986 he had produced four of the most celebrated teen films ever made – Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Pretty In Pink, and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – while also managing to deliver Weird Science (less celebrated and less timeless than the others, but still fun) and the sequel European Vacation. It’s the kind of creative potency and legacy building that storytellers dream about, and he did it in a flash. Continue here


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