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#ThrowbackThursday - The Breakfast Club

Original US release date: February 15, 1985
Production budget: $1,000,000
Worldwide gross: $51,525,171

The late director-writer John Hughes not only made a name for himself through his coming-of-age teen comedies in the eighties, but carved out a niche for a style of filmmaking that he defined and made his own.  943 more words

Reviews

Allison Reynolds, The Basket Case

Allison Reynolds is the last character we see, she’s dropped off by her father I think (you don’t actually see the face, but I’m assuming both of her parent’s are in the car because she’s sitting in the back seat) she gets out of the car and walks to the window to say goodbye but the person drives away without giving her a chance to. 940 more words

The Breakfast Club

Let’s rewind the clocks back to the year 1984. A lot of Real Life Events happened back in the day. Notable films including Indiana Jones & The Temple Of Doom, Gremlins, A Nightmare On Elm Street, and Ghostbusters came out in theaters, Ronald Reagan won the presidential election, allowing him to extend his term, Apple Inc. 840 more words

Reviews

Is the Breakfast Club still relevant today?

It’s a Saturday afternoon, in the year 1985 at Shermer High School. Five different yet very much the same students pitch up for detention.  The reason for detention will resonate with teenagers throughout the decades. 969 more words

Cultclassics

The Breakfast Club (1985) [review]

This is a little hard to explain, in that what we have here feels to be a film which very little takes place, while so much happens. 382 more words

Films

Game Day: Flyers at Maple Leafs

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS

Saturday, 7 p.m., Air Canada Centre,

TV: CBC, Radio: 1050 AM

FIVE KEYS TO THE GAME

Learn from mistakes… 418 more words

Toronto Maple Leafs

The art of the tip: NHL forwards reveal how they mastered hockey's most underrated play

Off the top of his head, Joe Pavelski cannot recall the story’s finer points. Some years later, though, he has no trouble remembering its message. 1,709 more words

NHL