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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Breakfast Club

Catch The Breakfast Club during IFC’s ’80s Weekend.

UNCLE BUCK, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Kelly, John Candy, Gaby Hoffman, 1989

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Uncle Buck

Join us for Happy Hour Fri, Oct 17. The day’s special: Uncle Buck at 6:30p.

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The 10 Best John Hughes Tributes in Movies

Legendary director John Hughes remade the teen rom-com in his image throughout the 80s, so it’s not surprising that his filmic fellows would pay homage.

SIXTEEN CANDLES, Molly Ringwald, Director John Hughes, Mark Schoeffling, 1984. (c)Universal Pictures

10 Things You Didn’t Know About John Hughes

Take a trip to Shermer, IL this Saturday with Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Uncle Buck and Weird Science airing all day.

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What to watch this Sunday on IFC: “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast Club,” and “American Pie”

High school sucks and we have the movies to prove it. Tune in to IFC on Sunday for a reminder of why you are so glad to be done with that chapter in your life when we show the John Hughes high school classics “The Breakfast Club” and “Sixteen Candles” back to back starting at […]

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What to Watch on IFC: Planes Trains and Automobiles

“Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” airs tonight at 10/9c

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What to Watch on IFC: April 2 – 9

From Mel Brooks’ “History of the World, Part 1” to “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” you have a lot of TV to watch this week.

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Ferris Bueller could use another day off

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. And then when you do finally stop and look around, your childhood idols are doing commercials for compact SUVs. And they’re doing them as the rebellious character that made them your childhood idol. Life moves pretty […]

The Legend of Zelda: A John Hughes Film (photo)

The Legend of Zelda: A John Hughes Film

Are video game movies inherently bad or do they attract bad talent? For nearly twenty years, these money-grabs have been relegated to the sub par (Paul W.S. Anderson) and horrible (Uwe Boll) directors of our time, but that will change in the next year or so, when Oscar-nominee David O. Russell directs the “Uncharted” film. […]

What’s Your Damage, ‘Heathers’? (photo)

What’s Your Damage, ‘Heathers’?

No one would ever mistake Heathers for a John Hughes movie. Sure, they both use high school as a backdrop for their tales of class struggles, but no matter how battered and bruised he got, Duckie from Pretty in Pink would never feed Andrew McCarthy a drain cleaner cocktail. No, Heathers is the blackest of […]