'Breakfast Club' set for Blu-ray release

'Breakfast Club' set for Blu-ray release

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- U.S. high-school film classic "The Breakfast Club" is being released for the first time on Blu-ray in honor of its 25th anniversary.
John Hughes doc to air on Encore

John Hughes doc to air on Encore

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Encore says it is planning the world television premiere of "Don't You Forget About Me," a documentary about the late U.S. filmmaker John Hughes.
Ringwald: Hughes closed off in later life

Ringwald: Hughes closed off in later life

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The personal side of director John Hughes evident in earlier films was missing in later efforts, actress Molly Ringwald wrote in a New York Times commentary.

'Brat pack' director John Hughes dies

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- John Hughes, director of "brat-pack" films "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday of a heart attack in New York. He was 59.
Wilson: 'Rocker' has John Hughes feel

Wilson: 'Rocker' has John Hughes feel

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Actor Rainn Wilson says his upcoming movie "The Rocker" is reminiscent of the family-friendly works of Hollywood director John Hughes.

Teen angst revisited with new Hughes DVDs

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Two new special edition DVDs of Hollywood writer-producer John Hughes' more memorable teen angst films have been released to U.S. stores.

Molly Ringwald to guest star on 'Medium'

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- The teen movie star of 1980s films such as "The Breakfast Club" and "Pretty in Pink," Molly Ringwald, is guest-starring during sweeps on NBC's "Medium."

'Mafia princess' says mob killed JFK

CHICAGO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The daughter of late Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana claims in a forthcoming book her father ordered the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Study: Supernovas may produce cosmic rays

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Astronomers at Rutgers University in Piscataway, N.J., have found "compelling evidence" a supernova shock wave has produced a large amount of cosmic rays.

Imax adds more stars to moon movie

TORONTO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Imax Corp. Tuesday added Gary Sinise, Matt Damon, Matthew McConaughey and John Travolta to "Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D."

First Iraqi policemen graduate in Jordan

MOWAQQAR, Jordan, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- More than 460 blue caps flew into the air Thursday after the first group of Iraqi police trainees graduated from a training course in a Jordanian desert base.

Cryer: Fans still call me 'Duckie'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- American actor Jon Cryer says he can't seem to live down his 1980s persona.

Woman sent cell phone suicide note

CARDIFF, Wales, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- An inquest in Wales heard how a woman sent her sleeping husband two cell phone text messages warning of her suicide while he slept, a report said Thursday.

Hollywood Digest

Al Pacino signed up enough moviegoers to make his new spy thriller "The Recruit" the No. 1 movie in America in its opening weekend, with $16.5 million.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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