Essays Tagged: "John Hughes"

Role of Place in Ferris Bueller's Day Off

nd and best friend while outwitting all the obstacles obstructing him in his suburban Chicago life. John Hughes, the director of this film, provides a panoramic overview of the city of Chicago itself, ... aseball at the radio right before his parents walk in. This is another classic from writer-director John Hughes who also directed such teen 80's films such as Sixteen Candles and the Breakfast Club (h ...

(18 pages) 87 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The 1980's Through the Eyes of John Hughes The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off Historicism

ks or magazines to another type of media: the movies. In his films, writer, director, and producer, John Hughes explored the world of the eighties' teenagers. In the films The Breakfast Club and Ferri ... Rooney is still unable to catch Bueller. The same situation is displayed in The Breakfast Club when John Bender repeatedly makes Mr. Vernon look like a fool in front of the other students. Vernon thre ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Nature, Nuture and Human Diversity: "The Breakfast Club"

John Hughes' 1985 film, The Breakfast Club, tells the story of five high school students: the brain ... b, tells the story of five high school students: the brain Brian, the athlete Andrew, the criminal John, the princess Claire, and the basketcase Allison; who are forced to spend the day in Saturday d ... bringing a gun to school. It turned out to be a flare gun, but a gun nonetheless. Both Andrew and John believed their fathers found them as 'big disappointments'. Andrew tried to make himself look ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Critically examine the use of social survey as a research method for sociologists.

y of collecting such data is through the use of questionnaires such as the BCS. Stephen Ackroyd and John Hughes distinguished three main types of surveys. These are factual surveys, attitude survey an ... victim was closely related to lifestyle.The three types of social surveys that Stephen Ackroyd and John Hughes distinguished are factual surveys, attitude survey and explanatory survey. The factual s ...

(5 pages) 116 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Movie Review Of Valley Girl

lly! Valley Girl directed by Martha Coolidge in 1983 is not your typical 1980's teen movie. John Hughes doesn't direct it, it doesn't star Molly Ringwald, and Anthony Michael Hall is nowhere t ... t's the perfect 80's background music. During the prom scene, Josie Cotton sings her two hit songs "Johnny, Are You Queer?" and "He's the One." It's perfect for the romantic parts of the P ...

(3 pages) 547 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The history of teen film

came into 1980s, a person who was a director as well as a writer injected fresh blood to teen genre-John Hughes. During 80' in teen genre, he definitely outshined others, as it even became the 'thing' ... in teen genre, he definitely outshined others, as it even became the 'thing' to go and see the new John Hughes films when they came out. Most of Hughes teen films have these features: white&pure, ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History