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First image from Jem and the Holograms movie

25 February 2015 2:22 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s been nearly a year since we got our first poster for the upcoming adaptation of 80s cartoon Jem and the Holograms, but now we have our first official look at the flick.

The blurry image is taken from the latest issue of Elle, and has been blown up from its original small size – hence the poor quality. But we think you get the idea. Look – a keytar!

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Directed by Jon M. Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation), Jem and the Holograms stars Aubrey Peeples (Nashville) as Jem, Stefanie Scott (A.N.T. Farm) as Kimber, Aurora Perrineau (Pretty Little Liars) as Shana, and Hayley Kiyoko (The Fosters) as Aja with Juliette Lewis (Natural Born Killers) and Molly Ringwald (The Breakfast Club) in unspecified roles. The film is being produced by Jason Blum (The Conjuring), along with Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun. »

- Luke Owen

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New Empire Episode 9,Season 1 Official Spoilers,Plotline Released By Fox

25 February 2015 9:52 AM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

Recently, Fox served up the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Empire" episode 9 of season 1. The episode is entitled, "Unto the Breach," and it turns out that we're going to see some pretty crazy and high drama action take place when Andre gets pushed way over the brink. Cookie wages an all-out attack on Anika, and more! In the new, 9th episode press release: It will be an all-out war when Cookie uncovers Anika's big backstabbing secret, and Lucious is going to have to come face-to-face with his longtime rival, Billy Beretti (guest star Judd Nelson). As the Lyon family rallies to save Empire Entertainment, all three sons will take drastic measures: Jamal will get close with famous artist Delphine (guest star Estelle), Hakeem is going to work hand-in-hand with Cookie, and Andre will get pushed way beyond his limits. Judd Nelson ("The Breakfast Club") and Grammy Award Winner Estelle Guest-Star. »

- Chris

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'Blood Simple' to Albert Brooks: Why Spring of 1985 was something special

20 February 2015 12:40 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

There are roughly 900,000 tribute pieces online this week about the 1985 John Hughes film "The Breakfast Club," and I understand the motivation. If you were the right age when the film was released (I was 15 at the time), that movie felt like a lightning bolt right to the face. Hughes treated teenagers like they were actual people with complex emotional lives worthy of respect, and while that would seem to be a logical approach to writing about any character, it certainly didn't feel average when he did it. He wrote about that secret world of teenagers with what felt like laser accuracy, and he basically created an entire industry of movies that tried to tap into that same audience. So certainly, there is much to celebrate when looking back at that particular film, but when I went to look at a list of the films that came out in 1985, a year »

- Drew McWeeny

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Robbie Amell Says Everybody Has Felt Like a ‘Duff’

19 February 2015 7:40 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

For those over 30 years old, Duff means “designated ugly fat friend” and it’s a term that’s about to go mainstream thanks to the new teen comedy starring Mae Whitman (Parenthood) and Robbie Amell (The Flash).

Even though the term may be millennial vernacular, Amell says the feeling is universal. “I feel like everybody has felt like the Duff at some time,” he tells ETonline. “You have to be pretty messed up to think other people were the Duff.”

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And Amell, who is quite handsome now -- his stunning blue eyes and chiseled abs don’t hurt -- reveals there was a time when he didn’t feel that way. “I had bad skin in high school and that was something that always messed with me and screwed with my confidence,” he says.

“I feel like it’s something personal that you have »

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Flashback: Molly Ringwald Was Worried She Wasn't Pretty Enough for 'The Breakfast Club'

18 February 2015 3:15 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

It's hard to believe but it's been 30 years since we spent Saturday detention with a princess, a criminal, a basket case, a jock and a brain.

The Breakfast Club first premiered in theaters in 1985 and Et was on the set of the John Hughes flick, years before it became the American teen classic it is today.

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The film, about five high schoolers gathered on Saturday for a detention session, starred Judd Nelson (John Bender), Emilio Estevez (Andrew Clark), Anthony Michael Hall (Brian Johnson), Ally Sheedy (Allison Reynolds), and Molly Ringwald (Claire Standish), who admitted to Et in 1985 that she didn't feel right for the part of the princess because she was so different from her.

"Am I pretty enough to do this [role]?" Ringwald said. "That was my biggest worry and I'm not what you would call the conventional beauty, at least I don't feel that way. But you know »

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‘Dirty Dancing’ Meets ‘Teen Wolf’ and ‘Fast Times’ in Epic ’80s Teen Movie Mashup (Video)

18 February 2015 11:26 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The ’80s are the one decade that never seems to go out of style. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of John Hughes’ classic teen dramedy “The Breakfast Club,” released Feb. 15, 1985, Las Vegas video editor Robert Jones has cut together some of the period’s most iconic films and shared the fruits of his labor on YouTube. See Photos: 17 Actors Who Turned Down Career-Changing, Iconic Roles Set to Simple Minds’ “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” the mashup features an array of A-list actors in breakout ’80s roles, including Tom Cruise in “Risky Business,” Michael J. Fox in “Teen Wolf” and “Back to the Future, »

- Travis Reilly

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The Duff Fights Society's Beauty Obsessions — With Makeovers

17 February 2015 9:00 PM, PST | Village Voice | See recent Village Voice news »

Shove off, John Hughes. The Duff, a high school comedy by Ari Sandel, opens by declaring that The Breakfast Club's social categories are, like, way passé. Explains lead Bianca (Mae Whitman), “Jocks play video games, princesses are on antidepressants, and geeks rule the world.” Today, be ye goth kid, science dweeb, or just plain ordinary, only one distinction counts: Are you hot or not?

Bianca is not. She's what her jerk neighbor Wes (Robbie Amell), the football captain, calls the Duff, i.e., the “Designated Ugly Fat Friend.” Before audiences grab their pitchforks to defend Whitman's honor, Wes hastily adds that DUFFs don't have to be ugly or fat — merely less cute than their mates. Further, being the Duff is a noble sacr »

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‘Fifty Shades’ Star Jamie Dornan on the Time He Drunk Auditioned for ‘Rock of Ages’

17 February 2015 11:23 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jamie Dornan is now a bonafide box office star thanks to “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but the 32-year-old actor spent a stretch of his 20s in Los Angeles trying to make it as an actor. During a two-hour interview with Variety in January, he talked about some of his early experiences, his worst audition ever and the time he saw Fabio at the gym.

Dornan, who grew up in Ireland, started as a fashion model.

“My sister had encouraged me to go on this U.K. reality show called ‘Model Behavior.’ I reluctantly went. I didn’t get very far on the show, thankfully. I ended up joining the agency that was behind it, and then I was with them. I never got a huge amount of joy when I was modeling. No disrespect. I didn’t want to be one of those guys modeling when I was in my 40s. »

- Ramin Setoodeh

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Chris Soules's Bachelor Blog: The Hardest Goodbye Yet, and the Conversation That 'Shocked' Him

16 February 2015 4:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Chris Soules is The Bachelor! After a bittersweet exit from Andi Dorfman's season of The Bachelorette, the farmer from Arlington, Iowa, is searching for love once again on ABC's hit franchise. Chris, 33, will be blogging for People.com every week about the women, the dates and the difficult decisions he'll make on his journey to love. So check back every week, and follow Chris on Twitter.Getting ready for the rose ceremony in Deadwood was tough because I was pretty sure I knew who I was going to send home, but I did want to spend more time with »

- Chris Soules, @c_soules

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This Is How The Breakfast Club Will Celebrate Its 30th Anniversary

15 February 2015 8:13 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Today is a rather special day for John Hughes fans. It was on this day exactly 30 years ago that The Breakfast Club first found its way to theaters, delivering teenagers around the world one of the most realistic depictions of high school ever seen on the big screen. Obviously, a milestone anniversary like this one isn't going to go completely uncelebrated - which is why the film will soon be making its way back to a cinema near you. News has come from Entertainment Weekly saying that Fathom Events has orchestrated things so that The Breakfast Club will soon be coming back to theaters for a limited engagement in order to celebrate its 30th birthday. Screenings will be held across the country on two separate dates - Thursday, March 26 and Tuesday, March 31st - and both will be at 7:30 local time. There are nearly 440 movie theaters participating in the »

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‘The Breakfast Club’ 30 Years Later: Where is the Cast Now?

15 February 2015 7:00 AM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

The 1985 John Hughes teen comedy classic The Breakfast Club celebrates its 30th anniversary on February 15. That’s right, it’s been thirty years since the brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess, and the criminal walked into detention as strangers and left as something else. The beloved coming-of-age film — which was a critical and box office success upon its release — featured some of the biggest stars of the ’80s, who all graduated to various levels of success after The Breakfast Club.

As we celebrate the film being a staple of pop culture and cinema, we wanted to check in on the cast and see where they are now. So what are Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, and Judd Nelson — who were all members of the iconic Brat Pack — up to since they spent that fateful Saturday afternoon together in Shermer High School? We check in on the cast, »

- Aly Semigran

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What happened to the cast of Breakfast Club? John Hughes classic is 30

15 February 2015 1:30 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

30 years ago today, John Hughes's teen movie The Breakfast Club opened in the Us, and although it wasn't a runaway box office hit, in the years since it has rightly claimed a place as a screen classic.

Buoyed by brilliant performances, a sharp script and direction from Hughes and that Simple Minds track, this is a film we return to again and again. But what happened to its stars? We go then and now with the cast to find out what happened to the brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess and the criminal.

Anthony Michael Hall - Brian Johnson

A staple of John Hughes movies in the '80s, Hall brought endearing geeky charm to National Lampoon's Vacation , Sixteen Candles and Weird Science.

As he grew out of child star roles, Hall sought to shed his established screen persona with a diverse selection of character parts across film and TV. »

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Celebrate The Breakfast Club's 30th Anniversary with 30 Life Lessons

14 February 2015 8:55 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The Breakfast Club opened in theaters on Feb. 15, 1985. It has since become a classic, celebrated not only for capturing the decade from which it originated but also for nailing the hapless, yet hopeful angst of teenage life in any decade. Even thirty years later, there's a lot to learn from this story of five disparate teens - Andy the Jock (Emilio Estevez), Brian the Brain (Anthony Michael Hall), Bender the Criminal (Judd Nelson), Claire the Princess (Molly Ringwald) and Allison the Basket Case (Ally Sheedy) - forced to spend Saturday detention together. Here's our take on the thirty best lessons. »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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'The Breakfast Club' Cast: Where Are They Now? (Photos)

14 February 2015 3:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Why do we still care about "The Breakfast Club"? Thirty years after its release (on February 15, 1985), it remains the definitive movie about the American high school experience. In his tale of five diverse kids bonding during a Saturday in detention, writer/director John Hughes captured some eternal elements of being a teenager -- the awkwardness, the alienation, the casual cruelty, the social hierarchies, the longing for connection, and most of all, the penchant for self-dramatization. "The Breakfast Club" takes all of this as seriously as teenagers do, which is why teens through the decades continue to see themselves in the the film's characters.

Of course, none of this would have worked without the sensitive performances of the five stars, the nucleus of what the adult press quickly and derisively dubbed the Brat Pack. The name stuck, and maybe that's why fans weren't surprised at the rocky paths they all took »

- Gary Susman

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Celebrate Love and The Breakfast Club's 30th Anniversary with These Valentines

13 February 2015 4:40 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

There are plenty of films about the troubles and triumphs of love in the '80s teen movie canon. Say Anything taught dudes about the importance of grand romantic gestures. Sixteen Candles showed ladies that just being yourself is more than enough to land Jake Ryan. Ferris Bueller's Day Off taught both genders that life moves pretty fast, and we should all stop and look around with our best friends and significant others once in a while. But when we think about cinematic tales of teen romance, The Breakfast Club usually isn't the first movie to come to mind. Well, »

- Kelli Bender, @kbendernyc

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'The Breakfast Club' Turns 30

13 February 2015 4:04 PM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

It’s hard to imagine the “Brat Pack” all grown up, but believe it or not, “The Breakfast Club,” John Hughes’ ode to high school self-discovery and empowerment, is 30 years old. To celebrate the legacy of the writer/director who tapped into the teen zeitgeist like no other, artist Dennis Salvatier created this wonderful poster celebrating the films of John Hughes. So pump your fist in the air and enjoy this Fandango exclusive.

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The Breakfast Club: Watch The Ultimate John Hughes Mash-Up

13 February 2015 2:45 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Everyone loves John Hughes. That.s just a bona-fide fact. The legendary Chicagoan was the creator of some of the sweetest, funniest and most endearing films in movie history. This week marks the 30th anniversary of the release of The Breakfast Club, which is widely regarded to be his greatest film. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the ultimate John Hughes mash-up trailer was created, which any self-respecting movie fan should instantly watch. Like, right now. Hasn.t everyone.s Friday just got umpteen times better? Thought so. This majestic montage created by Fandango incorporates clips from the likes of Weird Science, Ferris Bueller.s Day Off, The Breakfast Club, Pretty In Pink, Sixteen Candles, Home Alone and Planes, Trains and Automobiles sumptuously. In fact, I.m going to watch it again immediately. There are two moments from this montage that perfectly sum-up just what made John Hughes such a beloved »

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‘The Breakfast Club’ at 30: The Best and Worst Films of John Hughes

13 February 2015 2:32 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Few films have captured the complex inner lives of American teenagers better than John Hughes’ “The Breakfast Club.” Released three decades ago on February 15, the movie, with its expert casting, pitch-perfect dialogue and refreshing sincerity, helped pave the way for others like “Heathers,” “Say Anything” and “Mean Girls,” as well as groundbreaking TV shows like “My So Called Life” and “Freaks and Geeks.” Virtually overnight, Hughes became the poet laureate of teen angst and a passionate chronicler of the modern high school experience. On the 30th anniversary of “The Breakfast Club,” here’s a look back at John Hughes’ 10 finest films, plus five that didn’t quite make the grade.

The Best…

10) Uncle Buck (1989)

John Candy played the title role of a lovable oaf whose babysitting skills are put to the test in this lightweight yet undeniably funny family comedy. The fifth of eight Hughes films in which he appeared, »

- Matthew Chernov

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15 Breakfast Club Quotes That Are Still Totally Relevant 30 Years Later

13 February 2015 11:17 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

John Hughes fans, it's time to rejoice. We'll meet you in the library with some weed and a Pixy Stix-Cap'n Crunch sandwich. The Breakfast Club, one of the most beloved high school films of all time, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this month, which means two things. One: you probably feel super old right now. And two: theaters around the country will be honoring the John Hughes classic by putting the film back on the big screen for a two-day run. On March 26 and March 31, The Breakfast Club returns to theaters along with a bonus featurette that includes interviews with Judd Nelson (Bender), Ally Sheedy (Allison), Anthony Michael Hall (Brian) and John Kapelos (Carl the janitor). "Both »

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10 things you (probably) didn’t know about The Breakfast Club

13 February 2015 9:00 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Get ready to feel old, The Breakfast Club turns 30 this week. Yes John Hughes’ coming of age classic – which was first released on February 15th 1985 – is now so old that the original cast’s grandchildren could theoretically be whiling away their Saturday mornings in Shermer High School. Go figure.

Even though it's been three decades since the detention drama’s original release, The Breakfast Club remains the barometer by which all other high school films are measured, a bonafide classic that holds a very special place in film fans’ hearts.

To celebrate its anniversary why not join us in raising a freeze-framed fist in the air as we look at 10 things you might not know about the Brat Pack’s inaugural outing. »

- Daniel Bettridge

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