Latest John Hughes Stories

2011-02-02 12:41:59

Nicotine gum or patches can help smokers light up less, says a new study from Hong Kong.

2010-05-18 09:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Written and directed by John Hughes (Sixteen Candles, Ferris Bueller's Day Off), The Breakfast Club quickly became the definitive teen film of the 1980's and remains as moving and poignant today as it was 25 years ago.

2009-08-12 17:36:13

The personal side of director John Hughes evident in earlier films was missing in later efforts, actress Molly Ringwald wrote in a New York Times commentary. Hughes, 59, died Thursday while taking a walk in New York. Most everyone knows that John retreated from Hollywood and became a sort of J.D.

2009-08-06 17:15:09

John Hughes, director of brat-pack films The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, died Thursday of a heart attack in New York. He was 59. His publicist said Hughes died while taking a morning walk during a trip to Manhattan, Variety reported Hughes, born Feb.

2009-05-01 07:30:00

NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- David J. Pecker, Chairman, President and CEO of American Media, Inc. (AMI) today announced that John Hughes has been named Executive Vice President/Business Development of Radar Online LLC.

2008-09-18 18:00:50

Compact Particle Acceleration Corporation (CPAC) today announced that it introduced its state-of-the-art compact proton therapy program, featuring a dielectric-wall accelerator (DWA), during the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) annual meeting that concluded today in Gothenburg, Sweden.

2008-08-17 15:00:18

Actor Rainn Wilson says his upcoming movie "The Rocker" is reminiscent of the family-friendly works of Hollywood director John Hughes.

2008-08-03 06:00:17

By Laura Tutor, The Anniston Star, Ala. Aug. 3--Twenty-three years, and the song still grabs you by the hand. Now it emanates from a television -- not a movie screen -- hawking back-to-school fashions for the 'tween and teen set. "Don't you....

2008-08-01 21:00:25

By TENLEY WOODMAN "AMERICAN TEEN" Rated: PG-13. At Kendall Square and Embassy cinemas and Harvard Square Theatre. Grade: C- John Hughes called. He wants his movie back.

2008-08-01 09:00:41

By Jeff Vice Deseret News It had to happen eventually. With at least 20 years behind them, the 1980s are seen as having a seriously kitschy quality -- at least as much as '50s, '60s and '70s.

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