There are those films which stick with you your entire life, and those that define an era. It happens that a lot of them were directed by John Hughes — ‘Sixteen Candles’ and the ‘Breakfast Club,’ anyone? The director who helped define the ’80s passed away today at 59 years old, according to reports by the Associated Press.
A tour of Hughes’ favorite film locations, and a discussion of the John Hughes cannon from Manhattan Neighborhood Network series Cinefiles, after the jump…
Hughes set many of his films — from ‘Ferris Bueller’ to ‘Home Alone’ — in and around his hometown of Chicago. What better way to honor the filmmaker than by revisiting his old haunts?
image courtesy of Internet Movie Poster Archive