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John Hughes has died

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Hassled Fri 07-Aug-09 07:17:11

Here. I must have watched Pretty In Pink at least 10 times. And I was obsessed with The Breakfast Club for a while.

<very sad 80s emoticon>

Tortington Fri 07-Aug-09 07:22:02

sad

Momino Fri 07-Aug-09 07:30:13

just heard the news. very sad, his films epitomised the 1980s for my high school years. RIP.

GrapefruitMoon Fri 07-Aug-09 08:13:46

He wrote & produced "Some Kind of Wonderful" which I loved when I was younger - must watch it again sometime...

flier Fri 07-Aug-09 08:17:48

sad. Pretty in pink is one of my favourite ever films.

shootfromthehip Fri 07-Aug-09 08:32:27

Oh dear, Pretty in Pink made me ache. My inner teenager still has a quiet sod whenever I think about that movie. sad

RustyBear Fri 07-Aug-09 08:36:00

Your inner teenager does what?

retiredgoth2 Fri 07-Aug-09 08:38:18

I too, was and remain an admirer of the Brat Pack films.

...'tis Friday. So tonight I feel I shall watch Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club whilst drinking a toast or six to Mr Hughes.

weegiemum Fri 07-Aug-09 08:39:43

That's sad, he was so young.

Pretty In Pink is one of my faves too!

LivingLaVidaLurker2 Fri 07-Aug-09 08:42:34

Ah, that's sad. I started watching Two and A Half Men recently with Jon Cryer, which led me to watch Pretty In Pink again and I still loved it, even though I am a 34 year old who will never again be asked to a dance.

SixtyFootDoll Fri 07-Aug-09 08:43:12

God Prett in Pink was my seminal teenage film.
I wasnted to be Molly Ringwald.
Didnt he do Ferris beullers Day off too?

Hassled Fri 07-Aug-09 08:49:45

I hadn't realised that he wrote Home Alone - I love that film. Even though I know exactly what will happen I still laugh like a drain - and I've never seen DS3 laugh as much as he did the first time he watched it.

cocolepew Fri 07-Aug-09 09:17:51

I've just been reading this, how sad, he was very young.

sayanything Fri 07-Aug-09 09:24:32

How sad. Perhaps a John Hughes DVD-fest is in order tonight, to remember his works and my youth. I think I still have Pretty in Pink on video tape. And Ferris Bueler was just magnificent. "Anyone? Anyone?"

stiginthedumps Fri 07-Aug-09 09:27:27

Heopfully they will have some of them on Sky as I only have Ferris Bueller on DVD. Love his films.

LuluMaman Fri 07-Aug-09 09:32:42

so young too

how sad

Ferris Bueller's Day off is one of my all time favourites, me and my sister knew it off by heart !

and pretty in pink.. <<sigh>> the start of my crush on james spader

bruffin Fri 07-Aug-09 09:41:54

Last night I decided to introduce DS 13 to Ferris Bueller, didn't know he had died.

stiginthedumps Fri 07-Aug-09 09:52:10

I also have a thing for James Spader!

Momino Fri 07-Aug-09 10:13:55

also realised he did 'Mr Mom' with Michael Keaton. Has anyone seen this? Such a funny film but I can't find it over here, maybe it wasn't shown in the UK hmm?

TwoIfBySea Fri 07-Aug-09 21:40:30

Some Kind of Wonderful was brilliant, as was Ferris Bueller's Day Off. I spent my teenage years quoting those films and wishing I lived in his version of the US!

Meglet Fri 07-Aug-09 21:44:50

Ferris Bueller is my favourite film. However I was banned from naming ds ferris hmm grin.

EachPeachPearMum Fri 07-Aug-09 22:45:05

I love so many of his films sad

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