by Susannah Gora
Hardcover, 367 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26 |
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A social evaluation of the influence and legacy of the "Brat Pack" films explores their 1980s cultural themes, in an account that draws on interviews with such celebrities as Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, and John Cusack.
April 9, 2010 Twenty years have passed, and many of the actors who played the angsty adolescents in John Hughes' classic coming-of-age films now have teens of their own. Actress Ally Sheedy, director Howard Deutch and author Susannah Gora talk about why Hughes' films still resonate with new generations of teens.
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