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Pretty in Pink

Connor Macgregor Reviews...Pretty In Pink

Remember when Teen Comedies were actually funny and hade interesting characters...well John Hughes did and he made some of the best Teen Films of any generation. I am gonna review one of his bests...Pretty In Pink.

Young Andie is one of the not-so-popular girls in high school. She usually hangs out with her friends Iona or Duckie. Duckie has always had a crush on her, but now she has met a new guy from school, Blane. He's one of the rich and popular guys but can the two worlds meet?

For starters , the characters are very good. Molly Ringwald was a great screen prescence to watch back in the 80s and in this film she gives it her all. She plays quite a likeable character with her own personality. Molly`s dad played by Harry Dean Stanton was apprantly high on drugs while filming Pretty In Pink and can`t remember ever shooting the film.

I also like Jon Cryer in this film. He is so much different from his role in Two And A Half Men and looks a lot younger but really hasn`t changed that much if you have noticed.The One scene i will love him for was the dance scene which i won`t say anymore on , but to me it was just comedy gold.

I do like the story in it too. The Rich kids in the film can be spoilt bastards at times. But still its very enjoyable and entertaining and John Hughes`s writing is very witty and keeps you with the pace of the film.

Overall Pretty In Pink is a solid Teen film with great characters , story and comedy moments.

Rating - 81% - A-