Loads of kids wind up on detention in high school, and The Breakfast Club ($8) looks at 5 students in this very position. Written and directed by John Hughes and having a cast of 80’s heavyweights including Emilio Esteves, Judd Nelson. Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, and Ally Sheedy, this 1985 movie has grown in stature over the years and is now a true classic. It is a very clever movie as the 5, who on paper have nothing in common, end up pouring their hearts out to each other and discovering that the perception they all have of each other is nowhere near the truth.
Unless you’ve actually been to war, it’s hard to understand what the people who’ve fought and war go through. However, Full Metal Jacket ($5) by Stanley Kubrick does a good job of portraying a day in the life of a soldier. Starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Erney, and Vincent D’Onofrio, full metal jacket is about […]