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LA Film Fest:  ‘Seoul Searching’ – an Homage to John Hughes and the 1980s

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The LA Film Festival chose to make 'Seoul Searching' one of its Gala Presentations. After the red carpet arrivals, the film was introduced by its director-screenwriter Benson Lee, and had its LA debut in Regal Cinemas’ Premier House. The entire event and the film itself gave that evening at the festival an old-time Hollywood feel. 'Seoul Searching' takes viewers on a nostalgia trip. Its theme, its style and its presentation are all retro in a good way. Prior to the screening, the audience did a stadium-style wave for the director. That’s getting into the 80s! Read More »

Blu-ray Review: John Hughes’ ‘The Breakfast Club’ 30th Anniversary Edition

The Breakfast Club, John Hughes, Anthony Michael Hall, Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason

Don't you forget about 'The Breakfast Club' 30th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray release. Read More »

TV Review: ‘Glee’ – ‘Trio’

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Glee's "Trio" is uneven with great stuff in New York, terrible stuff at McKinley, and a sweet love story that has illogical parts. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Planes, Trains and Automobiles – “Those Aren’t Pillows” Edition

John Hughes' holiday-themed comedy for adults — before he stooped to making Curly Sue. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: Sixteen Candles

A funny and charming 80s classic. Read More »

Book Review: The 50 Funniest American Writers: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to The Onion, Edited by Andy Borowitz

A superlative anthology of humor, wit, satire, and parody in essays, short fiction, and excerpts from memoirs and novels. Read More »

DVD Review: The Breakfast Club – Flashback Edition

The 2008 reissue of the John Hughes classic allows fans to relive an iconic Saturday detention. Read More »

Blu-Ray Review: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

It's funny 'cause it's true. Read More »

Movie Review: Easy A Is an Easy A

Smarter than your average teenage comedy and a star turn for Emma Stone. It will put you in mind of "The Philadelphia Story" and a John Hughes picture all at once. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Breakfast Club: 25th Anniversary Edition

A simple story that transcends time and place? Read More »