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The Great Outdoors Sequel In The Works, According To Dan Aykroyd

One of the more minor asterisks in writer/producer John Hughes’ canon is the 1988 comedy “The Great Outdoors,” which paired Dan Aykroyd and the late John Candy as mismatched brothers-in-law whose two families come together at a Wisconsin lake resort. Slapstick hilarity ensued, including water skiing mishaps, a steak-eating contest and a giant bear attack. The […]

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What’s Coming to Amazon Prime Video in December 2019

With the holidays around the corner, Amazon Prime Video is adding an abundance of movies and TV shows to stream while relaxing at home.A majority of fresh content will drop on the first of the month, starting with Cameron Crowe’s “Almost Famous” and Kevin Bacon’s “Footloose” on Dec. 1. For superhero enthusiasts, “Hancock” and “Bumblebee” […]

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As John Hughes’ Films Face Criticism, ‘Love, Simon’ Marks a New Era For Teen Movies

For decades, John Hughes’ six-movie run between 1984 and 1987 was the gold standard of teen-centric high school films including “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast Club,” “Pretty in Pink,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” and “Some Kind of Wonderful.” Hughes didn’t direct all of those films, but was sole screenwriter on each — enough to stamp them […]

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