Ursula Hitler: See, that's great, and perhaps that all holds true for the teenage characters... But what about poor Annie Potts, who ditches her awesome/kooky duds and gets a boring yuppie makeover so she can land a man? As much as I love some of John Hughes' teen movies, there is an ugly trope in his stuff about interesting, artsy girls/women getting a "normal" makeover for the sake of attracting a man. Despite all the insight and compassion that Hughes had for kids in general and girls in particular, he had some seriously fucked-up attitudes too.
Where is this dreadful attitude of his in Breakfast Club?
pxe2000: Where is this dreadful attitude of his in Breakfast Club?
Did you mean to say Sixteen Candles? Because Ally Sheedy gets a makeover in The Breakfast Club...
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