It’s been five years since John Hughes died. Having been a teenager in the 80s, I couldn’t not have an opinion.
So, you know John Hughes just died. Everybody knows that John Hughes just died. Almost everyone my age is talking about how sad it was and talking about the movies it’s made them remember.
I haven’t been doing that. Not because Hughes’ death didn’t bring back memories for me, but because it did. I was a suburban teenager who didn’t fit the mold. I should have been his target audience. I just didn’t like his movies much.
I don’t know. Maybe it’s still too soon to talk about them, but I’m going to do it anyway. [Read more...]