Plus something truly truly truly outrageous
I don’t know if I’m regressing in maturity or what but I’ve been on a 1980s teen film kick lately.
It started with
So after those two, I had to finish out the John Hughes/ Molly Ringwald trilogy with . . .
3. The Breakfast Club: I had the impression this was such a classic, but maybe that’s just because it played every single weekend on TBS every week of my youth (I wasn’t allowed to watch it). I don’t see what’s so remarkable about this one. Were there no angsty teen movies before this?
4. Say Anything: Okay, I really like this one. Am I just a romantic sap, or is it actually good (setting aside the f-o-r-n-i-c-a-t-i-o-n)? I can’t tell.
5. What should be next on this list? Just don’t say Dirty Dancing because I started watching that and couldn’t get past the abortion-as-compassion motif. Pat got me to watch two of the Back To The Future movies (I fell asleep during the third). Should I give them another try? Or something else? Oh, and I liked Ferris Bueller.
Linking up with Heather for Five Favorites (even though #3 isn’t my favorite; it’s someone’s favorite). 🙂
Wait a second, forget The Breakfast Club. I just stumbled across a real favorite:
Molly Ringwald is starring in an upcoming movie about . . .
Truly outrageous. Truly truly truly outrageous.
That just made my day.