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Ferris Buellers Day Off

Why 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' Would Be Impossible to Remake Today

Inverse | Posted 06.14.2016 | Home
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Sean Hutchinson A wise young man once said, "Life moves pretty fast; if you don't stop and look ...

The Inside Joke In 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home

It's not often that a director lets an actor play around with a movie script. But when that director is the legendary youth comedy king John Hughes, y...

Here's Proof That Today Is The Day Ferris Bueller Took Off

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.06.2016 | Home

On a spring day in the 1980s, a high school senior named Ferris Bueller faked being sick to get out of going to school. The charming truant then convi...

Ben Stein Says An Off-Camera Moment From 'Ferris Bueller' Helped Launch His Whole Career

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 05.31.2016 | Home

"Bueller? Bueller?" It's been 30 years since Ben Stein's dry, droning roll call in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," but that iconic line is still regularly...

Play Hooky and Be Ferris Bueller on the Film's 30th Anniversary

Vince Vega | Posted 05.18.2016 | Home
Vince Vega

Matthew Broderick's quintessentially disenfranchised Reagan-era youth taught life lessons in an epic Senior Ditch Day that still ring true as June 18, the 30th anniversary of the film's release, approaches.

A John Hughes Guide to Movie Filming Locations in Chicago

Roadtrippers | Posted 04.14.2015 | Chicago
Roadtrippers

Part of what makes his movies so awesome is how authentic they are-- which probably has something to do with the fact that he wrote his movies to take place in the suburbs where he grew up, just outside Chicago.

Why There Are No Good Apps for Etiquette and Education

Brad Spirrison | Posted 12.28.2014 | Home
Brad Spirrison

The very devices and media delivery systems that provide us with unprecedented insight and understanding of the world are also distracting us from what is existing in front of our eyes.

Yagana Shah

9 Facts About 'Ferris Bueller' That Will Blow Your Mind

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.11.2014 | Home

It's been nearly 30 years today, since Ferris Bueller took the day off, but kids (and adults) everywhere still dream of ditching school (or work) with...

The One Crazy Activity That Will Bond Your Teens For Life

Julie Fingersh | Posted 07.07.2014 | Home
Julie Fingersh

Years ago, my husband introduced our kids to the concept of watching a few select movies over and over and over again. Having been raised at the altar of productivity, I saw this activity as a colossal waste of time, bordering on sinful.

17 Movie Music Scenes That'll Make You Dance, Sing And Upload It To YouTube Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.28.2014 | Home

We'd like to think the greatest cinematic moments happen when a music scene induces some serious audience toe-tapping and head-bobbing. Then head-bobb...

The Invention of Dieter Meier

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 10.13.2013 | Home
Gabrielle Selz

It is in Dieter Meier's work as an artist where he best melds his chameleon-like thirst for adventure, with his comic sense of the futility of any endeavor. Now, his evolution as an artist and performer is on view in a show, Dieter Meier the Yello Years.

If These Classic Movies Were Made Today

Melissa Sher | Posted 10.09.2013 | Home
Melissa Sher

Sixteen Candles: Jake wishes Samantha a happy birthday on her Facebook page. He does not get her a cake.

What a Scene From Ferris Bueller Can Teach You About Yourself and Your Husband's Ex-Wife

Peggy Nolan | Posted 09.22.2013 | Home
Peggy Nolan

Stepmamas -- you are Jeannie. And you are pissed off and irritated because you think your stepkids' mom is doing something and getting away with it. And you're not doing what she's doing because you play by a set of rules that she doesn't play by.

Reliving High School Through Instagram

Mobiledia | Posted 09.09.2013 | Home
Mobiledia

How you see the world is at the heart of Instagram, turning it into the digital version of high school, complete with its own cliques and cast of characters.

Second City's All-Time Favorite Chicago Movies

Liz Kozak | Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago
Liz Kozak

In honor of the unofficial official holiday, we asked our Second City family to share their all-time favorite Chicago flicks.

5 Things I Learned From '80s Movies

Bailee Ufert | Posted 07.22.2013 | Home
Bailee Ufert

The 1980s were a blissful decade full of cringe-worthy fashion trends and pop music. The movies from the '80s are haunting in a good way; they leave us enamored and begging for more. Many of them have hidden messages, and some are more obvious.

The 10 Best High School Graduation Movies!

| Posted 05.06.2013 | Home

By Alexis Benveniste As high school comes to a close, we’re dying to watch our favorite movies about high school graduation. Sit back and relax, ...

5 Awesome Teen Movies That You Should Watch Again

Celeste Yim | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home
Celeste Yim

I want to share the impacts of five of my favorite flicks from this sub-genre to remind you of their existences, and also to inspire you to look for something new within them. The following movies perfectly encapsulate what being a teenager is supposed to be, but never is.

What 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' Taught My Autistic Son

Priscilla Gilman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Home
Priscilla Gilman

As I drove Benj to his school, I thought about the poignancy of showing this particular movie to a group of children who struggle with making and sustaining peer relationships, telling and understanding jokes, coloring outside the lines -- all the things Ferris Bueller does so effortlessly.

Ferris Bueller Does The Harlem Shake (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.13.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

It all started with this crazy video from music producer, Baauer. Then, everyone wanted to do it. And now, pop culture's favorite parade-crasher Ferris Bueller is jumping on the dance meme bandwagon, courtesy of What's Trending!

10 Movies That Take Place In A Museum

Posted 09.24.2012 | Home

From elaborate art heists to existential teenage crises to Russian period dramas, some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history have taken p...

15 Life Lessons From Teen Movies (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.18.2012 | Home

When navigating the high school social landscape, there are some important rules that every teenager needs to know. And although there may not be a Su...

Awkward (Film) Family Portraits

Posted 05.10.2012 | Home

Kirk Demarais creates the stereotypical J.C. Penney awkward family portrait with a crucial twist: he portrays fictional families from film and TV. His...

Student Allegedly Hacks Computers To Change Grades

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.23.2012 | Home

An unnamed student at Pelham High School in Pelham, N.H., may have taken the 80's film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" a little too seriously, as he allege...

'Happy Endings': Max And Penny Meet Valet From 'Ferris Bueller'

Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

"Happy Endings" (Wed., 9:30 p.m. EST on ABC) found a way to work a fun cameo seamlessly into their crazy narrative this week in an all-new episode. Wh...