So this obscure thing came out last week we’re sure you know nothing about.
In a genre dominated by teenage girls, it’s refreshing to have some movies about the male experience, especially since so many YA films are influenced by John Hughes and Cameron Crowe
Two 80s movie gems receive 30th Anniversary Blu-ray love.
If you find yourself wishing they made movies like John Hughes did back in the day, I highly recommend The First Time.
It’s back to school time! The Popblerd staff (joined by the Popdose staff) counts down their favorite school-related films of all time.
None will ever forget. Some enjoy the anger more than others.
Scott Malchus kicks off a new series of unusual lists for Popdose.
Writer/director, Abe Sylvia, pays homage to the films of John Hughes and countless other teen films from the 1980s with his debut feature, Dirty Girl.
The Soundtrack Saturday reruns continue, this week with a Christmas movie everyone seems to love, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
Soundtrack Saturday fans rejoice! Kelly Stitzel is reposting some of the most popular, most requested Soundtrack Saturday columns as a gift to you this holiday season. First up, John Hughes’s classic Pretty in Pink.
Better produced than most of Disney’s made for TV movies, and slightly edgier, Prom is a harmless film that most parents will have fun watching with their kids.
When I was a kid, every year around this time I would watch Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. I did this despite the fact that critics regularly put this 1964…
As you get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving, be thankful that you don’t have to spend the holiday with a bratty pre-teen with a bad haircut. Join Kelly Stitzel as she takes a look at the soundtrack for the John Hughes-penned 1991 film, Dutch.
Before Zach Galifianakis was Between Two Ferns John Candy was “between two pillows.” Kelly Stitzel explores the soundtrack to the John Hughes classic Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
When the Lightning Seeds sprouted on modern rock radio in the spring of 1990, their songs felt (as much as anything on modern rock radio could feel) like a comfy…
John C. Hughes might have flown off to the corporate great beyond, but thanks to Jon Cummings, Lost in the ’80s is back with a look at London’s Thrashing Doves.
Kelly Stitzel reveals the original inspiration for Soundtrack Saturday in her tribute to filmmaker John Hughes.
For this special edition of Bootleg City, I’m spotlighting the top 17 songs of the ’90s, a decade we can all officially start nostalgicizing on January 1, 2010. Until then…
It’s time for another edition of Basement Songs — and this week, Scott Malchus has John Hughes on his mind.
Filmmaker John Hughes, who reinvented the teen film in the ’80s, has died, and our own John C. Hughes remembers what it was like to be a teen growing up with films like Pretty in Pink and Sixteen Candles.
If you were a GenXer coming of age in the 1980s, moviegoing meant heavy doses of Harrison Ford, too much Tom Cruise, an occasional journey into the unhinged eraserhead of…