Some Kind Of Wonderful on Its 30th Birthday: Still The Ultimate Consolation to the Friend Zone Sufferer

Coinciding somewhat unfortunately with another John Hughes-related milestone–the death of Bill Paxton, legendary douchebag perfecter in the form of Chet from Weird Science–the thirtieth anniversary of Some Kind of Wonderful is upon us, with its original theatrical release date being February 27, 1987. Once again putting Howard Deutch in the …

Bill Paxton & Why We Should Thank Him For Perfecting the Art of the Douchebag As Chet in Weird Science

One of the least revered John Hughes movies from his renaissance period during the 80s is, apart from She’s Having A Baby, Weird Science. Released in 1985, on the heels of The Breakfast Club, it wasn’t yet Anthony Michael Hall’s time (nor would it ever seem to be) to carry …

Hollywood (Really Jordan Peele) Miraculously “Gives” Black People Collective Revenge in Get Out

There is a question earnestly posed by the protagonist of Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya), after he is met with an extremely surreal overture regarding what’s about to happen to him at the end of act two. As Jim Hudson (Stephen Root), a blind art dealer who “wants Chris’ …

Katy Perry Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop With Political Statements, This Time at the BRIT Awards

With a Grammy performance and now an even more politically charged music video for “Chained to the Rhythm,” Katy Perry wasn’t content to stop at just that for the 37th Annual BRIT Awards on February 22nd. Building (no house pun intended) on her love of using 50s suburban-style housing as …

Katy Perry Continues Her Grammy-Established Political Stance With Video for “Chained to the Rhythm”

After Katy Perry’s first live performance of the initial single, “Chained to the Rhythm,” from her fourth album (fifth, if you actually want to count Katy Hudson) at the highly polarizing Grammy Awards, it was pretty clear she wasn’t going to stop her recent cashing in on chicest moment in time …

Cate Blanchett Proves Drag Is Just A State of Mind With Stonewall Performance of “You Don’t Own Me”

Cate Blanchett, arguably fitting into that hyperbolic category of “the greatest actress of our time,” took a moment from her schedule of creating silver screen enchantment by paying homage to both the drag queen art of lip syncing and possibly the final scene of The First Wives Club by singing …