Hey everybody welcome to Reel Film Talk, a show about everything from the biggest blockbuster hits to award-winning indie darlings. We like to look at todays top films a bit more critically than your average viewer putting our film studies degree to the test. I’m your host Cassie Bauer and today I am joined once again by Sophie Sailer. Sophie and I are both currently taking a class all about our favorite 80s director, so we offer our expertise to a critical

Today we are doing things just a little bit differently on the podcast. We are going to be doing a deep dive on a quintessential writer director of the 80s and 90s. When you think 80s culture his name likely comes to mind. He makes teen and family comedies centered around class, individualism, and almost always with a touch a romance. Some of his notable films include Sixteen Candles, Ferris Buller’s Day Off and The Breakfast Club. If you haven’t quite figured out who we’re talking about today we are discussing John Hughes.