iOS app Android app

Sixteen Candles

10 Reasons Molly Ringwald's Style Is Still The Coolest

Posted 08.12.2013 | Style

There's a reason John Hughes wrote his most memorable screenplays with Molly Ringwald in mind -- with her signature pout and flame-red hair, the girl ...

If These Classic Movies Were Made Today

Melissa Sher | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Melissa Sher

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

5 Things I Learned From '80s Movies

Bailee Ufert | Posted 07.22.2013 | Teen
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.

Molly Ringwald's 'Honeyed' Jazz Debut

AP | MICHELLE MORGANTE | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment

Molly Ringwald, "Except Sometimes" (Concord Music Group) In her signature roles, she was the ingenue. And while it may not be fair to compare Molly R...

Except Sometimes: Chatting with Molly Ringwald

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2013-04-08-MollyRingwaldragogs

They Made A Version Of 'Sixteen Candles' We Never Got To See

splitsider.com | Posted 03.12.2013 | Comedy

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd are currently in the midst of promoting their new movie Admission, and they ended up reminiscing to Collider about how they fir...

ReThink Review: 21 & Over -- Long Duk Dong Avenged?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

21 & Over isn't high art, but it delivers, and I can't help but feel heartened that it seems to recognize that young audiences today would rather see racial stereotypes skewered instead of perpetuated.

Why I Can't Forget The Night My Brother Turned 16

Doug Bradley | Posted 03.29.2013 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

Being 16 years old in Philadelphia in the late 1950s had to be one of the coolest things ever, one of those generational defining moments that separate some of us from the rest of us. At least it was for my older brother.

The Awkward Days of High School

Leah Singer | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Leah Singer

We all felt like we needed to fit into a category à la The Breakfast Club; that we were the outsider looking in from Some Kind of Wonderful.

5 Movie Couples That Would Never Work In Real Life

HelloGiggles | Posted 05.10.2012 | Women

There's a scene in my all-time favorite '80s movie, Parenthood, where Dianne Weist's character Helen helps get her teenage daughter (played by Martha ...

Molly Ringwald: 'I Drink The Blood Of Kristen Stewart'

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 04.26.2012 | Entertainment

How has '80s star -- everyone's former teenage crush -- Molly Ringwald managed to only get better with age? She drinks Kristen Stewart's blood, of cou...

Movie Madness: Upcoming Screenings Of Classics And Cult Faves

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

This year’s Movies in the Parks schedule has been killer, with plenty more great films to come this season. But that’s not the only movie event go...

HuffPost Review: Take Me Home Tonight

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

How long is it going to take for filmmakers to understand that movies about teenagers set in past decades are not intrinsically funny just because of the cheesy fashions and music of the era?

It's Hip To Be Square, Apparently: Why Mah-Jongg Makes Me Cool

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith C. Carroll

Who knew a little over a year ago, when I was invited to join a small group of women for a regular game of mah-jongg, that we'd be considered "young and hip"?

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

Susannah Gora | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
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.

Molly Ringwald Book 'Getting The Pretty Back' Out Now

USA Today | Gayle Jo Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The book is part style guide ("A black blazer can make you look more finished"), part entertaining bible ("Make sure you have enough wine to last"), p...

PHOTOS: Top Ten Movies Filmed In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To celebrate their 40th anniversary, Chicago magazine has been releasing Top 40 lists of the records, restaurants and movies that epitomize Chicago. T...

Annals of the Over-rated: John Hughes

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I had made a personal vow not to write about the Oscar winners or the Oscar show this year, simply out of boredom and crankiness. And my instincts wer...

Don't You Forget About Them (Slideshow)

Susannah Gora | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Susannah Gora

This is the history behind the making of the seminal 1980s youth movies like The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Sixteen Candles Por Vida: Still Remembering John Hughes

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

Damian Kolody, an independent filmmaker in New York, on why some people were really affected by the death of director John Hughes.

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

Robert Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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.

What If Ferris Bueller Was on Twitter...

Lee Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Brenner

Would Ferris really have been able to get away with skipping school with cameras in every cell phone?

What We Learned from John Hughes

Beth Armogida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

Can you imagine growing up without John Hughes' movies? His stories showed us how to laugh at our insecurities and, even more importantly, to laugh at other people's insecurities.

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

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

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...

Whatever Happened To John Hughes?

LA Times | Patrick Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

JOHN HUGHES hasn't set foot in Hollywood for years, but his influence has never been more potent. The king of 1980s comedy, Hughes now qualifies as so...