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The Breakfast Club (1985)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –
1) A coming-of-age teenage drama where 5 teenagers spent a Saturday together and rediscover themselves. 83 more words

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Episode 83: Wargames

Thanks to special guest Andrew Warner (comedian, podcaster, explainer of old computer tech.) we’re dialing it WAY back. Uncharacteristically far back, because GUESS WHAT this flick is more relevant than almost anything else we’ve done. 49 more words

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The Breakfast Club: Ingenious, or Just Plain Weird?

John Hughes had a knack for connecting with teenage audiences in his films, and in turn, viewers of all ages. Every grown adult was a teenager once, so they can relate to Hughes’ storylines revolving around the daily struggles of this period in a person’s life. 980 more words

The Fury Within - Australia/USA - 1998

The Fury Within is a 1998 Australian/American made-for-TV horror film directed by Noel Nosseck from a screenplay by William Bast and Paul Huson. It stars Ally Sheedy, Costas Mandylor and Jodie Dry. 198 more words

Ally Sheedy's Revenge on James Franco Results in Oscar Snub

  Actress Ally Sheedy, an ex-Brat Packer who has since fallen on hard times, has found a new claim to fame as part of the “MeToo – Time’s Up” bowel movement.  244 more words

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The Breakfast Club

With an average 20-year age gap between adults and their teenage progeny, who can blame anybody for a chronic lack of understanding between them? Thankfully, once in a while a filmmaker comes along who understands both worlds and acts as a kind of translator between them. 964 more words

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St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

“Do you believe in pre-marital sax?” – Billy Hicks

I would like to share with you my enduring affection for a seminal coming-of-age film, that while bold enough to emblazon teenagers as decadent archetypes, continues to leave me with a sense of affection for the protagonists, perhaps because they have come to represent elements of my own psyche, therefore its almost impossible to turn away from their plights and tribulations of maturity. 375 more words

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