Friday, August 7, 2009
Not Forgetting About Him...
There's a lot of news about John Hughes with announcement of his passing...
Here are a list of stories around the Web that you might find interesting if you find him interesting:
The Playlist has a collection of musical moments from many of his classic films.
Film critic Roger Ebert writes about him in an article out today.
Jim Hill talks about his relationship with the Mouse in this post.
Yahoo! has posted comments from several of the actors that have worked with Hughes over the years.
And if you've never read any of Hughes writing, particularly his work for National Lampoon Magazine, then you should read "Vacation 58," which was the inspiration for the film "National Lampoon's Vacation" that was the beginning of his film career.
Finally, here's a story from a girl who became pen pals with John over the years. Very touching...