When originally produced, this was a sincere exploration of the evils of marijuana. High school kids get hooked on marijuana, which leads to wild behavior, accidents and ultimately death and murder. "From Reefer Madness to Freddy's Dead: The Portrayal of Marijuana Use in Motion Pictures." In: Beyond the stars III / edited by Paul Loukides and Linda K. Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press (Main Stack PN1995.9. Tough street kid Tommy Mc Grath and his dim-witted pal Fats Moody, on the run after a botched robbery attempt, seek refuge in a Civilian Conservation Corps work camp. Special features: Introduction to the new edition by Walter Hill; featurettes: The beginning, Battleground, The way home, The phenomenon ; original theatrical trailer. High school student Jill Johnson is traumatized over an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately? Performers: Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser. " featuring interviews with Hughes, Jones, Broderick (10 min.); "The world according to Ben Stein" featuring interview clips with Stein (11 min.); "Vintage Ferris Bueller" featuring interviews with Broderick, Ruck, and Jones (11 min.); "Class album" of cast stills. But the mother wants to move, so they have to act fast. Cast: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Cybill Shepherd. Cast: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North, Lynne Tigpen. Harris, David Greenlee, Brandi Burkett, Hope Marie Carlton, Maria Claire, and Maria Ford.
DVD bonus features: Audio commentary by Mike Nelson of TV's "Mystery Science Theater 3000"; color design commentary by Legend Films; short film: "Grandpa's marijuana handbook" by Evan Keliher; Reefer Madness trailer. Contemptuous of authority and convinced his fellow corpsmen are suckers, Tommy is a major disruption until he falls for pretty Joan Martin, daughter of the local sheriff. Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. " After notifying the police, Jill is told that the calls are coming from inside the house... Set in 1959, a group of long-time buddies since high school gather in a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. Eventually, the mother's twin sister is brought in to aid them. Two innocent teenagers are thrown into a juvenile facility. Cast: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell, Kiefer Sutherland, Richard Dreyfuss. Cast: Andrew Mc Carthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey, Jr. " The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever. A bitter-sweet story of teenagers who come of age in Anarene, a fictional one-horse town in Texas. Fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey to keep trouble makers out and serious strivers in. An eternal optimist, seeks to capture the heart of Diane, an unattainable high school beauty and straight-A student. A teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain.
Cast: Buck Jones, George Stone, Helen Ferguson, William Buckley. A high school girl's basketball team is stalked by an escaped mental patient with a portable drill. "Valley girl" Julie from California's wealthy San Fernando Valley, meets and falls for Randy, a fast-moving teen from Hollywood. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Diane Lane, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise, Leif Garrett, Glenn Withrow. They trust their college-bound 17-year-old son but they shouldn't. No sooner do Joel's parents step on the plane when he raids the liquor cabinet, has a joyride in Dad's Porsche, and spends a night of passion with a young call girl named Lana. At Adams College, the jocks rule the school from their house on high, the Alpha Beta fraternity. Cast: Sheila E., RUN-DMC, The Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, Blair Underwood, The New Edition.
Bim seems to be his town's biggest loser, but when he takes a needy 13-year-old boy named Bill under his wing, it seems there may be some hope for Bim. Cast: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James Anderson, Hazel Keener. From the time they meet until the tale's tender conclusion, it's war on the "cliques" with Julie's proper Valley friends trying to reunite her with her old flame and Randy and his pal crashing the Valley parties. Coming of age movie set in Tulsa Oklahoma in the mid sixties. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they are immediately rejected by every house on campus. Cast: Nick Nolte, Jobeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio, Allen Garfield, Lee Grant, Richard Mulligan. A talented group of street-savvy urban kids hook up with Krush Groove, a hot new rocord label.
After learning about Bill, a young teacher, Mary, whom Bim secretly adores, helps get the young boy into school. Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. To add to the irony, Julie's free-spirited Sixties parents are terribly confused about the ultra-conservative daughter they've raised. When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Deciding to start their own fraternity, the nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals. Cast: Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton, River Phoenix. Comedy mixes with biting social commentary in this look into a high school where the teachers are as misfit as the rough bunch of students they are supposed to teach. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. But with their success come the ego trips and greed that threaten to destroy everything they've worked for. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew Mc Carthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Mare Winningham, Martin Balsam, Andie Mac Dowell. Cast: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Elizabeth Berridge, Levon Helm.
And when Bim then helps Mary repay a loan, defaulted on by a shifty boyfriend, it becomes evident that Bim can reform. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. Special features: Audio commentary by director Jeff Kanew and actors Robert Carradine, Timothy Busfield and Curtis Armstrong; "I'm a nerd, and I'm pretty proud of it" featurette; 'Revenge of the nerds' television plot; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer. When antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, they accidentally blinded a janitor working late. Cast: Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Carlin Glynn, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling, Haviland Morris, Gedde Watanabe, Blanche Baker, Anthony Michael Hall. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. The school is being sued by an ex-student who was graduated without learning to read or write.98 min. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy. A fresh, 23-title soundtrack vibrantly pushes the rap-to-riches story along. Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can. Connie is a 15-year-od girl with two things on her mind, boys and how she looks. Fox, James Hampton, Scott Paulin, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, Jay Tarses Teen discovers that puberty for him means he turns into a werewolf.
She winds up an alcoholic, pregnant drug addict and is forced to get an abortion. Not to burden their parents, the two high school sophomore's decide to hop the freights and look for work. An exuberant musical celebrating the 50's era of rock 'n roll centering around the romance between a teen-age gang leader, his naive girlfriend and other "hip" seniors at Ridel High School. While meanwhile, the 4 friends try to break away from their townie, Indiana reputation while fighting with nearby college snobs. A troubled teenager, whose sole desire is to become a great drag racer, almost ruins his own dreams when he spurns his dad's racing advice. He hops in his van and drives down to check it out. Cast: Michael Beck, James Remar, Deborah Van Valkenburg, Marcelino Sanchez, David Harris, Tom Mc Kitterick, Brian Tyler. All the while, Principal Ed Rooney is determined to prove Ferris is faking his illness. Or: Why Sausage King of Chicago Doesn't Turn Up for Lunch at Chez Quis." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. Cast: Hayley Mills, Tom Skerritt, Carrie Kei Heim, Bridgette Andersen.
Wherever they go, there are many other kids just like them, so Tom, Ed and now Sally stick together. But support from his girlfriend enables him to prove his abilities to the racing world, his father and himself. DVD 3142Directed by Allan Arkush (Uncredited directors, Joe Dante, Jerry Zucker). Along the way he gets involved with drag racers, topless dancers and bikers. The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are mistakenly accused of killing a big time gang leader named Cyrus. Jeanie, Ferris's agitated sister, also wants to catch Ferris in his lie. (Full text available online (UCB users only); Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. Hayley Mills plays twins again in this TV sequel to her fondly remembered 1961 film, The Parent Trap.
The younger sister of one of the beauticians falls under the unwanted gaze of the lecherous businessman. Cast: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart, Ann Sheridan, George Bancroft, the "Dead End" Kids (Bowery Boys). The big Christmas dance is coming, and Andy has made dates with both his steady girlfriend Polly and the voluptuous Cynthia. A school teacher crusades against pre-teenage girls forced into marriages with older men in the Appalachian mountains. Cast: Mary Ainslee, Betty Compson, Willy Castello, Betty Atkinson, Tommy Wonder. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan Studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Brooklyn bad girl Terry becomes the top mama of "The Rebels" by manipulating the guys and eliminating the dolls. Crowded classes, broken windows, lack of chalk and books are only a few of the problems she will have to face. Cast: Fabian, Diane Mc Bain, Patty Mc Cormack, Kevin Coughlin. Grogg, Jr Chicago : Nelson-Hall, c1982 (Main Stack PN1993.5. As the residents of sorority house Pi Kappa Sig prepare for the festive season, a demonic stranger begins to stalk the house. But as fast as their romance builds, it's threatened by the painful reality of peer pressure. Special features: Commentary with director Joel Schumacher ; featurettes ; deleted scenes ; production notes; theatrical trailer. The killer returns this time as a physical manifestation of a young girl's nightmares, slaying more teens in the guise of an evil rocker with a deadly guitar. Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, refuses to write off his kids as losers. With the help of a time-traveling messenger they round up some historical heavyweights for their class project! With a meticulous lyric style, the film combines sprawling landscapes, scenes of passionless sexuality, and allusions to Orson Welles' Chimes at Midnightas it addresses issues of love, family, politics, and homosexuality." (Facets, catalog 12) 105 min. To get some, they rob a corner grocery store, but the lunatic Bishop intentionally shoots the clerk for no apparent reason.
Meanwhile, the girl's newspaper reporter boyfriend investigating the prostitution ring is set up for a fall with the police, by the crooked businessman who hopes to make the girl his own. Two childhood friends grow up and go their separate ways--one a criminal and the other a parish priest. Andy's younger next door neighbor Betsy also begins to fall in love with him. "'Once upon a Time in Idealized America ': Simulated Utopia and the Hardy Family Series." In: Cultural power/cultural literacy : selected papers from the Fourteenth Annual Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film / edited by Bonnie Braendlin. "Dwain Esper: Exposing a Nation's Shame and Getting Away With It." In: Down and dirty : Hollywood's exploitation filmmakers and their movies Jefferson, NC : Mc Farland, c1993. The school teacher, desperate to get a law passed to outlaw this procedure, enlists the help of her boyfriend, who is an assistant district attorney. A divorced mother and her teenaged daughter lead equally wild lifestyles. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. Cast: Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Deborah Walley, Yvonne Craig, Robert Q. Based on the novel of the same title by Bel Kaufman. A marijuana exploitation movie about a delinquent teenage pot smoking club called "Mary Jane." The film begins with a car full of pot smoking teens driving recklessly down the road until they hit and kill a bystander then go off a cliff and die themselves! "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Epic world of American Graffiti." In: Movies as artifacts : cultural criticism of popular film / edited by Michael T. A series of grisly obscene phone calls begins to plague the residents and soon they will each meet their fate at the hands of the psychotic intruder. Special DVD features: The first time: "The making of 'Pretty in pink'" featurette; "Zoids and Richies" featurette; "Prom queen: All about Molly" featurette; "Volcanic ensembles" featurette; "Prom stories" featurette; Favorite scenes; Commentary by director Howard Deutch; Wrap up: The epilogue; Photo gallery; The original ending: The lost dance. He cajoles, pushes, wheedles, needles, threatens and inspires 18 kids to become math whizzes. Cast: Jason Bateman, Kim Darby, John Astin, Paul Sand, James Hampton. Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton. Cast: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, Kim Walker, Penelope Milford. "Youth Cinema and the Culture of Rebellion: Heathers and the Rebel Archetype." In: Rebel without a cause : approaches to a maverick masterwork / J. Albany : State University of New York Press, c2005. DVD 8065; vhs 916 Noted as the directorial debut of Matty Rich (he was 19 when he made the film), this is the story of a young man desperate to get out of the Brooklyn projects where he, his family and his friends live. They run into an alley where Raheem tells Bishop to give him the gun, they fight, and Raheem gets shot. Cast: Sean Astin, David Arquette, Lara Flynn Boyle, Peter Dobson, Balthazar Getty, Ricki Lake, James Le Gros, Dermot Mulroney, Adam Baldwin, Nancy Mc Keon, Alyssa Milano, Will Smith, Christian Slater, Rachel Ticotin, Stephen Tobolowsky.
Cast: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow. Cast: Sandra Dee, Peter Fonda, Mac Donald Carey, Margaret Lindsay, Beulah Bondi, Reginald Owen, Alice Pearce, Adam West. Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Martha Hyer, Harvey Lembeck, Don Rickles, John Ashley, Jody Mc Crea, Candy Johnson, Little Stevie Wonder, The Pyramids, The Exciters Band, Keenan Wynn. Y) Jackson, Kathy Merlock "Frankie and Annette at the Beach: The Beach Locale in American Movies and its Dominance in the 1960s." In: Beyond the stars IV / edited by Paul Loukides and Linda K. Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press, c1990- (Main Stack PN1995.9. Special features: Director's commentary ; 3 deleted scenes ; making-of featurette: "Conjuring The Craft" ; talent files ; theatrical trailers. A romantic comedy in which high school basketball coach Dinah Groshardt falls for school secretary Carly Lumpkin, creating uproar from classroom to locker room and from the principal's office to the PTA. This music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy takes an unforgettable look at black college life. Cast: Heather Matarazzo, Brendan Sexton, Jr., Matthew Faber, Eric Mabius, Daria Kalinina, Angela Pietropinto. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez. Tori, a lonely affluent teen befriends a streetwise, tough named Snake from Harlem, but when Tori's father's credit card turns up missing, Snake is blamed. Cast: Jade Herrera, Roxanne Coyne, Asanio Lara, Greer Bohanon, Magda Rivera, Tim Russ. foster care system where everything that possibly could go wrong, does. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. A gay teen finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this tale set in middle America in the summer of 1984.