Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Celebrates 35 Years

John Hughes’s love letter to Chicago, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, celebrated its 35th anniversary since being released in theaters in 1986. “Life movies by pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it.” – Ferris Bueller Thirty-five years since the theatrical release, the film remains a frequent source of quotes. Hard to believe as it may be but Hughes wrote the script in a week. Most people…

"Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Celebrates 35 Years"

John Hughes 5-Movie Collection Now on Blu-ray

The John Hughes 5-Movie Collection is now available on Blu-ray from Paramount Home Entertainment–two titles arriving for the first time. Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles have previously been released on Blu-ray.  Both Some Kind of Wonderful and She’s Having A Baby are making their first appearance on Blu-ray. In addition to the Blu-ray, the five films will also be made available as a digital copy. Both Pretty in…

"John Hughes 5-Movie Collection Now on Blu-ray"

Paul Hirsch talks 50 Years of Editing Hollywood Hits

Oscar-winning film editor Paul Hirsch spoke to Solzy at the Movies over the phone about his new memoir, A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away. When did you first get the idea to start writing a memoir about your time in the trenches? Paul Hirsch:  It was in 2000.  I was on location in Vancouver and my wife was back in LA and on weekends, I was alone and bored.  I’ve…

"Paul Hirsch talks 50 Years of Editing Hollywood Hits"