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Bring On The Angst And Neon, It's The 13 Best 80's Teen Movies Ever!

June 28th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Bring On The Angst And Neon, It's The 13 Best 80's Teen Movies E
The 80's have become so trendy as a decade, its hard to believe just a few short years ago everyone was embarrassed to having survived it! From leg warmers to Ray Bans, the fashion of the decade left something to be desired, but it wasn't the fashion that made the decade so richly rewarding, it was the movies. From the bad ("The Last American Virgin") to the greatest (John Hughes anyone?), the movies of the 1980's left a mark on American cinema unlike any other, and launched a bounty of film who are considered credible actors today. From the bottom of the list to the top, put on your favor...
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9 Greatest Movies From The 80s You Can't Do Without

February 19th, 2014 3:11pm EST
9 Greatest Movies From The 80s You Can't Do Without
Most "top movies" lists are subjective to popular opinion and while this is not a comprehensive list, it is a compilation of some of the greatest movies from the eighties. Here are movies that will allow you to sit back and reminisce with your family -- whether it be about the poor special effects, the obvious love stories or the classic underdog tale.

Now that you're in suspense, we give you a list of our favorite great movies from the eighties. Please note that this is not a definitive or all-inclusive list, but does include movies that we just couldn't do without growing up.

"Space...
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Molly Ringwald Wanted Viggo Mortensen In 'Sixteen Candles'

April 30th, 2011 5:00pm EDT
Molly Ringwald
Molly Ringwald thrilled film students at the University of Southern California earlier this week when she dropped in for a class all about the films of her late movie mentor John Hughes.

Students are analyzing the work of the 1980s director as part of their film classes, and Ringwald, who starred in Hughes films "Pretty in Pink," "The Breakfast Club" and "Sixteen Candles," jumped at the chance to help them understand the moviemaker's themes better.

As part of her chat with the film buffs, she revealed she introduced Hughes to the music of the Psychedelic Furs, who recorded the iconic them...
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Rob Lowe In Talks To Replace Charlie Sheen?

March 8th, 2011 3:45pm EST
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe is in talks to replace Charlie Sheen in Two And A Half Men.

Sheen was fired from the sitcom on Monday following a 10-day media blitz, during which he blasted show producers and show creator/writer Chuck Lorre for cancelling the remaining episodes of the current eighth season of the program.

And Lorre is already lining up the star's replacement following speculation TV veteran John Stamos would be the man for the job.

TMZ.com reports Lorre's team has been talking to Lowe, who is currently starring in sitcom Parks & Recreation after stints on dramas Brothers & Sisters and The W...
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Oscars, Brat Pack Pay Tribute To John Hughes

March 7th, 2010 11:45pm EST
John Hughes Oscar Tribute
Anyone brought up during the 80s must've had a difficult time keeping a dry eye during Sunday night's Oscars tribute to late filmmaker John Hughes, because nothing captured the feel of the era better than his movies. Hughes brilliant films were the voice of a generation.

Movies like "The Breakfast Club," "Sixteen Candles," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Pretty In Pink," "Home Alone," "Some Kind Of Wonderful," and "Weird Science," defined the typical 80s teenager and had a huge impact on a generation.

Molly Ringwald and Matthew Broderick took the stage to pay tribute to their mentor with a ...
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10 Rom-Com Heartthrobs Who Need Restraining Orders

September 9th, 2009 4:06pm EDT
John Cusack
Ever notice the lengths at which a male lead will go to get the girl of his dreams in a movie? Did it ever creep you out that his stalker tendencies actually won the love of his life? Lemondrop thought about it and presented the 10 men from romantic comedies that need restraining orders.

As Andrea Zimmerman writes: "In no particular order, here are some moments that never meant to scream stalker, but totally do anyway. And we've rated them based on the ultimate stalker boy/friend, Duckie, from 'Pretty in Pink.'"

Lloyd (John Cusack), "Say Anything" Oh, Lloyd and the famous boom-box-ove...
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Remembering John Hughes: Which Film Was Your Favorite?

August 7th, 2009 10:44am EDT
Sixteen Candles
John Hughes had an amazing run as a writer and director and most of all inventor of the modern American teen movie as we know it today. If you grew up in the 80s you definitely understood this but may not have known the director behind all the classic movies that dealt adolescence and coming of age. Films like "The Breakfast Club," "Sixteen Candles," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," and "Weird Science" defined what is was to be a teenager in the 80's. Take a look at some of these clips. Let us know which your favorites are.

Highlights from John Hughes' film career as a director:

- "Sixte...
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Molly Ringwald Gives Birth To Twins

July 13th, 2009 3:36pm EDT
Molly Ringwald
Molly Ringwald is the new mom to twins. The 80s icon gave birth to a boy and a girl on Friday, July 10, according to people.com.

The twins join big sister Mathilda Ereni, 5.

Ringwald is writing a new book about life as a 40-something. The star, who became the face of many 1980s teen movies including Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club, turned 40 last year and realized it's such a significant age, she's writing about it.

Ringwald stars on The Secret Life of the American Teenager, which airs Monday evenings at 8 p.m. on ABC Family.

See more photos of Molly Ringwald here!

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This Summer, Take A Pop Culture Road Trip!

July 8th, 2009 10:00am EDT
Field Of Dreams
During these hot summer months, nothing is quite as fun as jumping in your car, winding the windows down, turning the radio up, and hitting the blacktop in search of new adventures. Who's up for a road trip?

Now, before you fill up your tank, we should tell you that we're not talking about any old road trip. We're not talking about heading for the beach or the Grand Canyon. We're not talking about following the same itinerary that your parents did when you were just a kid sitting in the back of the family station wagon with no say in the matter.

Sure, the typical tourist spots are gr...
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Hef's Twins, Lohan Twits Topless, 'True Blood' Tops HBO & More (Top Stories)

June 16th, 2009 8:38pm EDT
Hef
What happened in the wide, wonderful world of celebrity news & gossip today? Here's a quick recap of the top ten stories in Starpulse News for today, Tuesday, June 16, 2009:

Blake Lively Is Pretty In Pink - Her name is Blake? "Oh! That's a major appliance, that's not a name!"

Hugh Hefner Can't Tell His Twin Girlfriends Apart - At least the last three looked different and shared a brain.

Lindsay Lohan's Topless Twitter Picture, Erratic Club Behavior - Next up: shaving her head and smacking cars with umbrellas.

Have The Jonas Brothers Lost Their Luster? - Sounds like people have ...
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Unrealistic Prom Scenes On Film

May 27th, 2009 2:22pm EDT
Carrie
It's called by many names in cinema, but the big high school dance, the one where Cinderellas step out in glass slippers and the ugly ducklings start singing their swan songs, is generally known as Prom. They take place everywhere from gymnasiums to four-star hotels, but frequently end in drunkenness and frustrated hopes of losing one's virginity. Here are few examples of Prom Nights that give high school juniors and seniors everywhere unrealistic expectations, and what you can learn from them:

Carrie. Based on Stephen King's novel, this classic horror film teaches us not to make...
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Cliffs Notes For Chick Flicks

March 3rd, 2009 2:51pm EST
The Notebook
Ever wonder what your wife is talking about when she mentions "that scene" from When Harry Met Sally? Or why your female co-workers start giggling when they refer to Bob in cubicle 8 as "Mr. Big"? Do you feel you're missing out on some cornerstone of pop culture, but just can't bring yourself to sit through all those tear-jerkers with a box of Kleenex and a carton of Jamoca Almond Fudge?

Well fear no more, because we've done the couch work for you - with this quick reference guide you'll never again be left scratching your head during a heated Julia Roberts/ Sandra Bullock debate.

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Rhino Reissues A Decade Of New Order

November 12th, 2008 6:00pm EST
New Order
After forming in 1980, New Order went on to develop a groundbreaking sound that mixed synthesizer-driven pop with electronic dance beats on a series of acclaimed and influential albums. The band -- Bernard Sumner, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert -- released a total of five albums during the '80s that helped blaze a trail for the alternative music movement that would peak a decade later.

Rhino pays tribute to these musical pioneers with Collector's Editions of the band's first five albums: Movement, Power, Corruption & Lies, Low-Life, Brotherhood and Technique. On Novembe...
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Our Favorite High School Movies

September 18th, 2008 10:00am EDT
The Breakfast Club
Perhaps you've heard about "Assassination of a High School President," the Bruce Willis/Mischa Barton movie that darkly satirizes high school politics. While much of the high school set is eagerly anticipating the film's theatrical release in early 2009, early reviews from its January screening at Sundance have been mixed. MTV has praised it as a cross between "Rushmore" and "The Usual Suspects," while Variety labeled it an "uninventive," "muddled parody." Only time will tell if the movie becomes an instant classic or ends up in the bargain DVD bin next to "Encino Man."

There has been...
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The Best Four Years Of Your Life: Top 10 High School Movies

April 2nd, 2008 2:30pm EDT
Sixteen Candles
Before Lindsay Lohan became a Mean Girl and Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron became High School Musical sweethearts, Winona Ryder was a Heather and Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy were our favorite couple from two different worlds.

Today's popular teen flicks would have never existed without the high school classics that made and shaped the genre. What makes a great high school movie is the legacy they've made on generations of teenagers, despite the decade they grew up in. These are the movies with the unforgettable characters, witty lines, and the feeling of being forever young. The...
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Top 10 TV Bad Guys

December 27th, 2007 10:06am EST
Prison Break
They're sneaky and snarky. They scheme and slay. TV is full of bad guys (and girls), from those who make being bad look like fun to those who make us clutch the pillow to our chests.

It takes some excellent writing and an excellent performance to make a bad guy who is a worthy opponent but also one that the fans don't want to see defeated. It's no easy job, but these guys and girls met the task:

1.) Angelus (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) - Buffy was full of bad guys and villains - vampire duo Spike and Drusilla, rogue slayer Faith, Angel's sire Darla and a new Big Bad every season li...
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15 Memorable Music Scenes On Film

October 16th, 2007 10:08am EDT
William Shakespeare
As a film junkie and music geek I always look forward to seeing what songs directors will put in certain scenes to create the right mood. Finding the perfect song isn't always easy. The song has to fit that key moment or it could ruin the movie.

Following is a list of songs that have really made a movie scene stand out. I'm sure you will notice two things about me: I love chick flicks and 80's movies. This wasn't an easy task. I found over 50 songs and cut the list down to 15 with a few honorable mentions.

15) "Kissing You" by Des'Ree from the movie "Romeo + Juliet" (1996)

A...
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Valentine's Day Romantic Movie Guide

February 1st, 2007 8:00am EST
The Notebook
Valentine’s Day is just a heartbeat away, so take your sweetie by the hand, grab some chewy chocolate treats, put extra butter on your popcorn, and check out some of Starpulse’s top romantic movies of all time.

Starpulse Top Romantic Movie List:

Casablanca

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Summertime

African Queen

Sabrina

Doctor Zhivago

Love Story

The Graduate

Hannah & Her Sisters

Gone with the Wind

Moonstruck

An Officer and a Gentleman

The Bridges of Madison County

Titanic

Ghost

When Harry Met Sally...

Sleepless in Seattle

The Princess Bride

My Best Fri...
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