John Hughes

Film

'National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation' Is an Elaborate Takedown of the Rich

It's so much more than a slapstick holiday classic.
Miles Howard
12.21.18
Thanksgiving

'Planes, Trains and Automobiles' Is the Perfect Thanksgiving Movie

John Candy and Steve Martin's holiday classic is as heartwarming as it is hilarious.
James Charisma
11.23.17
Essays

The 'Pretty In Pink' Soundtrack Was a Gateway to Alt-Pop and Proletarian Revolution

Yes... the John Hughes film is as weighty as that sounds!
Jeremy Allen
6.9.17
Interviews

Human Leather Hate Capitalism and Thrive on Heartbreak

Stream the nostalgic new album from this SLC electro-pop duo, and read our interview with members Adam and Chaz
Ben Handelman
2.14.17
Film

Old Man Marley Is the Worst Character in 'Home Alone'

The classic holiday film is full of terrible characters, but one rises above the rest.
Larry Fitzmaurice
12.22.16
Health

Examining the Lethality of the Booby Traps in ‘Home Alone’

Blowtorches and bricks are the ingredients for a medical emergency.
Kevin Wong
12.22.16
Film

America's Favorite Child Soldier: 'Home Alone,' 25 Years Later

John Hughes crafted a right-wing masterpiece under the guise of good, clean fun for the family.
Leon Dische Becker
12.23.15
Premieres

Charles Cave from White Lies Drops His First Solo Song - "Reason to Drive"

Wanna feel like a character in a John Hughes movie who's just spent a long time making out on the dance floor? Well then listen up.
Kim Taylor Bennett
11.26.15
Culture

Punk Documentary 'The Decline of Western Civilization' Gets the Rerelease It Deserves

We caught up with director Penelope Spheeris to talk about her iconic series and her career.
Jason Diamond
7.14.15
Film

Director Rick Famuyiwa Flips Black Stereotypes with His John Hughes-Influenced ‘Dope'

We caught up at Cannes to chat about teen movies, nerdy menaces to society, and working with A$AP Rocky.
Kaleem Aftab
6.4.15