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Universal set to remake Weird Science

The remake train rolls on, with Universal revealing their plans to update John Hughes’ Weird Science. According to Deadline, Universal Pictures will team with Silver Pictures for a modern reboot of the raunchy 1985 flick. Michael Bacall (21 Jump Street, Project X) will script the feature, concerning a duo of nerdy teens who create their dream […]

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Play It Again – Weird Science

Play It Again – Weird Science. Starring Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly LeBrock, and Ilan Mitchell-Smith. Directed by John Hughes. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if […]

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Play It Again – The Breakfast Club

Play It Again – The Breakfast Club. Starring Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Anthony Michael Hall. Directed by John Hughes. Rated M. By Jess Lomas. Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or […]

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Roll with it – Skateland review

Skateland – Starring Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Greene, and Haley Ramm. Directed by Anthony Burns. Rated M. By Hilary Simmons. Skateland is a Sundance-approved indie coming-of-age drama set in a small east Texas town in the 1980s. Ritchie (Shiloh Fernandez), the 19 year old assistant manager of the eponymous roller rink, can’t decide what to do […]

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Free John Hughes Retrospective in Perth!

“Yo, wastoid!” Love John Hughes? Of course you do. If you live in W.A., you’re in luck. Perthians will be treated to a John Hughes Retrospective at the Northbridge Piazza in the last two weekends of October. Screenings of his classic films will be open to the general public … and they’re absolutel free! John […]

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John Hughes passes away

source: ninemsn.com Beloved writer/director John Hughes has died after suffering a heart-attack while visiting family in Manhattan. The iconic filmmaker was 59. His Los-Angeles based publicists made the announcement earlier this morning. Hughes was most famous for writing and directing the Brat Pack films The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Weird […]

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