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.
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.
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!
With the news that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning underwent stem cell treatment in Europe for his neck, comes word that free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens is in Korea for the same kind of treatment on his knee.
The way to do a remake right, as evidenced by the 2004 monstrosity Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, is to give it a colon, a subtitle, and a plot preferably set outside U.S. borders. This alerts the potential viewer to the fact that it will suck.