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Sixteen Candles (movie)

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  • Movie review: 'Ping Pong Summer'

    Movie review: 'Ping Pong Summer'
    "Ping Pong Summer" envisions a time when a kid's biggest worry was showing off at the local arcade, when a beach-side cookout with your weird relatives could become the stuff of family legend, when friends were all that really mattered and appearing...
  • Sex and cinema—complicated lovers

    Sex and cinema—complicated lovers
    Baby (Jennifer Grey) famously lost her virginity to Patrick Swayze's character in "Dirty Dancing." The geeky freshman played by Anthony Michael Hall lusted after Samantha (Molly Ringwald), who's a virgin saving herself for Jake Ryan in "Sixteen Candles."...
  • 'Jem and the Holograms' adds Molly Ringwald, Juliette Lewis

    'Jem and the Holograms' adds Molly Ringwald, Juliette Lewis
    "Jem and the Holograms," the upcoming live-action adaptation of Hasbro's 1980s animated series about a young woman who moonlights as a rock star, just got an infusion of '80s flair and rock 'n' roll edge, adding Molly Ringwald and Juliette Lewis to the...
  • Juliette Lewis, Molly Ringwald Join 'Jem and the Holograms'

    Juliette Lewis and Molly Ringwald have been added to Jon M. Chu's live-action version of the Hasbro cartoon "Jem and the Holograms." Their roles have not been revealed as of yet. Ringwald is known as one of the brat pack as she starred in the 1980's...
  • Go Away With ... Molly Ringwald

    Go Away With ... Molly Ringwald
    As John Hughes' muse, Molly Ringwald starred in a trilogy of films ("Sixteen Candles," "Breakfast Club," "Pretty in Pink") that sweetly encapsulated the teen angst of the '80s. Now 45, Ringwald (who played the mother of the lead character in the series...
  • Pivotal passages: A look at coming-of-age movies of the past

    Pivotal passages: A look at coming-of-age movies of the past
    Every generation, it seems, has its own favorite coming-of-age movies. And though tastes change, as does the definition of "coming of age" — including everyone from preteens to young adults in their 20s — these five films are among the ones...
  • 'The To Do List' director: Making a dirty 'Sixteen Candles'

    'The To Do List' director: Making a dirty 'Sixteen Candles'
    Maggie Carey envisioned her feature directorial debut as a dirty “Sixteen Candles." Think Molly Ringwald's Samantha Baker looking to lose her virginity rather than get the guy. What she ended up with is “The To Do List,” a low-budget...
  • The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure

    The Biblioracle on the elite's unending allure
    If Wikipedia is correct — and why wouldn't a website that anyone in the world can log onto and change its content be correct? — only .5 percent of school-age children attend boarding schools. If that's the case, how can there be so many...
  • Film Review: 'The Secret Lives of Dorks'

    Winning performances by a number of fresh-faced newcomers are almost but not quite enough to recommend "The Secret Lives of Dorks," a fitfully amusing, more often shrill and overstated teen comedy that, like its dweeby protagonist, tries too hard to...
  • Molly Ringwald taps into 'When It Happens to You'

    Molly Ringwald taps into 'When It Happens to You'
    Picture a film shoot somewhere in Canada. On one side of a swimming pool, the gear, the crew and most of the cast; on the other side, Molly Ringwald. They're shooting the rest of the scene before her part, so she sits on a box to wait. She begins...
  • The Contenders: Timothy Olyphant of 'Justified'

    The Contenders: Timothy Olyphant of 'Justified'
    "Justified" just finished a typically terrific fourth season that featured the Detroit Mafia invading Kentucky, a marriage proposal from antihero Boyd Crowder to his love Ava and Patton Oswalt playing a constable who takes it (and takes it) on the chin...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...