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John Hughes Death

Happy Birthday John Hughes: The Voice of My So-Called 'Lost Generation'

David Aronchick | Posted 04.17.2013 | Home
David Aronchick

For a solid decade, Hughes could do no wrong. Regardless of the commercial success (or lack thereof) of his films, Hughes created a series of classics that an entire generation took ownership of, from The Breakfast Club to 16 Candles to Weird Science.

Life Moves Pretty Fast: Remembering John Hughes, One Year After His Death

Susannah Gora | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susannah Gora

For those of us for whom John Hughes' movies do mean so much, it's almost possible to suspend disbelief when "Pretty in Pink" comes on the radio, or when Sixteen Candles is on cable again.

The Our Gang Oscars

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tallulah Morehead

This year's Oscar producers, Adam Shankman and Bil Mechanic, were so dedicated to the quixotic task of luring in young viewers, that we were given a show full of presenters that appeared to have gone through puberty during the rehearsals.

John Hughes' Final Moments In Manhattan

Movieline | S.T. Vanairsdale | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

One of the most unusual elements of last week's reporting on John Hughes's passing in New York was its total lack of specificity. Hughes, 59, suffered...

The Early Ferris Bueller: Remembering John Hughes' Years in Advertising

Robert Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Nolan

John never looked down his nose at the Leo Burnett job. He took on every assignment with gusto and an off-kilter sense of humor. He was tireless and prolific -- a committed workaholic.

A Memory of John Hughes

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Katz

I don't remember what I said to John Hughes when I met him. All I do know is he looked at my friends and asked, "He's a Duckie, isn't he?"

John Hughes Films Weren't Racially Diverse, but That's OK

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristi York Wooten

Fighting at the lockers, crying in the restroom, avoiding bullies, defending your outfit to a principal who thinks all students should be cookie-cutter preppies -- what kid, black or white, couldn't relate to that?

Remembering John Hughes

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alec Baldwin

On the set, Hughes did not conceal his enthusiasm about your work, as some directors feel they must. I have worked on some comedy films where the director was the least funny person on the set. Hughes was funny.

John Hughes' Movies: Which Is YOUR Favorite? (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The world lost a legend a legend Thursday with the untimely death of John Hughes, responsible for dozens of films. Below are 15 of our favorite fi...