Latest John Hughes Stories

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.

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Debbie Ingram, Dothan Eagle, Ala. Jul. 23--Folks in Geneva want the waters of the Little Choctawhatchee and Pea Rivers to remain free flowing.

2008-07-02 09:00:39

By Harold Valentine, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 2--LAKE MAGDALENE -- LAKE MAGDALENE -- It's a matter of mental health. Lake Magdalene resident John Hughes, 44, picked up the alto saxophone in his late 20s while unhappily married to his first wife and working a stressful managerial position.

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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.