A road trip in honor of 'Sixteen Candles' 30th birthday

Sixteen Candles premiered May 4, 1984. Today is it's 30th birthday. So, Happy Birthday, Samantha. The John Hughes teen classic was his first film with his muse, Molly Ringwald. In fact, he wrote the film in one weekend after seeing her headshot. The male lead was between Michael Schoeffling and Viggo Mortensen. I… » 5/04/14 10:38pm 5/04/14 10:38pm

Molly Ringwald Tells Reddit Secret of Youth is 'Blood of Kristen…

Reddit, the internet's sometimes lovable, often exasperating socially awkward child prodigy of a brother, occasionally invites celebrities (and meme subjects) to answer questions from the site's commentariat. Last night, former Brat Packer and current grown up actress Molly Ringwald offered herself as an interview… » 4/26/12 3:10pm 4/26/12 3:10pm

"That Girl Was, Is, And Will Always Be Nada"


Feeling nostalgic? John Hughes has been in the news this week. First there was a profile of the writer/director in the Los Angeles Times (he helped write Drillbit Taylor, but under a pseudonym, shh!) and a NPR piece about Long Duk Dong. Now, Meg Cabot, author of The Princess Diaries, has posted a YouTube clip (to… » 3/27/08 6:00pm 3/27/08 6:00pm

Sixteen Candles Or Pretty In Pink: Which Is Better?

Over on EW.com, writer Dalton Ross reports that while his wife loves Pretty In Pink, he feels that Sixteen Candles is a much better movie. When he tells her so, she gives him a "deathly stare." (He doesn't mention that his wife is Christina Kelly — formerly of Sassy, YM, Jane and ElleGirl.) In any case, Ross makes the… » 11/14/07 10:30am 11/14/07 10:30am