Excerpt: I think all of us at some point in time have either forgotten someone else’s birthday or had ours forgotten. That is the problem Samantha Baker (Molly Ringwald) faces in Sixteen Candles. She feels as if she’s having the worst day of her life.
Excerpt: These characters remain cultural icons to anyone who was a teenager in the ’80s due to great performances and Hughes’ peculiar mix of small-town values, strikingly non-PC humor, and sweet but sophisticated smarts.
Excerpt: The Film For an entire generation of movie fans, John Hughes was a poet. The late writer/director had a way with words, characters and soundtracks. There will never be another filmmaker like him, and there will certainly never be another Sixteen Candles .
Conclusion: In spite of having the entire movie memorized due to countless viewings over three decades, 'Sixteen Candles' still manages to entertain after all these years, making me laugh, sing-along to the music, and giving me that warm and fuzzy "awww" moment at the end.
Excerpt: John Hughes regidebut hette Födelsedagen i Sverige på 80-talet men jag vet inte om man någonsin kallar den för det längre. Jag har alltid kallat den för Sixteen Candles . Det var i denna film från 1984 som Hughes inledde sitt arbete med Molly Ringwald som skulle leda till de kanske lite mer välkända...