Friday funnies it taking on a new look today to stay in our John Hughes theme week. I want to hear from you . . . What are some funny lines you remember from a John Hughes movie? I’ll share mine if you share yours: 1. Donger’s here for five hours, and he’s got somebody. I live here my whole life, and I’m like a disease.–Sixteen Candles 2. Lisa could have a good time at an insurance seminar, Wyatt. –Weird Science. 3. Don’t threaten me Al! You’re out of shape, I’ll kick your arse. –Weird Science 4. We’re gonna bring[…]
A blast from 1986 . . . Check this out: ~~~ [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcSMDqXT52s] ~~~ Seriously, how many movies have been made about the “wrong side of the tracks” right? But, I tell ya, this one is pretty darn good. It’s as applicable in the 1980s as it is now! Ahh, the memories.
~~~ You might know by now that I’m a fan of movie and music trivia. So, I had to dig up a few little tidbits to test your knowledge of John Hughes’ movies. 1. How long did it take for John Hughes to write the script for Sixteen Candles? 2. What was the first movie he directed? 3. John Hughes makes a cameo in Breakfast Club — which scene? 4. Part of the filming of Pretty in Pink was shot at Marshal High School (LA)—what other famous movie was staged there? 5. Which girl was Eric Stoltz dating during filming[…]
~~~ I had to dedicate a week of my blog to him since the popular director John Hughes died last Thursday. He was known for movies in the 80s and 90s such as: National Lampoon’s Vacation; Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Weird Science; The Breakfast Club; Some Kind of Wonderful; Sixteen Candles; Pretty in Pink; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; Uncle Buck; Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Source Yeah, I didn’t love all the movies he was involved with, but there were a few that I’d call my favorites. Sixteen Candles, which ironically, I’d blogged[…]
In honor of John Hughes … I had to put up this song for Musical Mondays…It’s a classic. Don’t you forget about me, by Simple Minds Found this tribute to Breakfast Club on you tube. It’s pretty good. ** [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pybSRca-cA] ** To see the Simple Minds video, click here. **Come on back and remember this great director as I’ve declared this John Hughes week on the Light of Truth blog**