The Kings of Summer (2013)

Release Date: June 7, 2013. Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts. Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias. Runtime: 95 min. Coming-of-age movies are such a commonplace in cinema, so it's a good thing I enjoy them. These types of films are usually great, like most of John Hughes' filmography, or "The Perks of Being A Wallflower". These types of movies [...]

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

Release Date: September 28, 2012. Director: Stephen Chbosky. Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller. Runtime: 1hr, 43 min. Tagline: We are infinite. Not any writer has quite analyzed teen angst as well as John Hughes, but Chbosky comes pretty close. * Alternate opening hook: And some people said Project X was a good teen film, anyone can take [...]

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – A film review by Daniel Prinn – A great John Hughes teen comedy

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Release Date: June 11, 1986 Director: John Hughes Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara Runtime: 103 min Tagline: While the rest of us were just thinking about it...Ferris borrowed a Ferrari and did it...all in a day.    How many of you guys felt you really needed a day off [...]

The Breakfast Club – A film review by Daniel Prinn – For those of you who have nothing better to do on a Saturday.

The Breakfast Club Release Date: February 15, 1985 Director: John Hughes Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall Runtime: 97 min Tagline: Five strangers with nothing in common, except each other. This is John Hughes at his absolute best. Five high school students come together in a Saturday detention. They are all of different [...]

Sixteen Candles – A short review by Daniel Prinn

Sixteen Candles Release Date: May 4, 1984 Director: John Hughes Stars: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry Runtime: 93 min Tagline: 16 candles. And you’re invited to the party. It isn’t a good John Hughes film. It’s a really good John Hughes film. Samantha Baker is an average suburban girl, who just turned sixteen. [...]