John Hughes' rise has been well documented.
Why do we feel blocked from our own laughter, sadness and outrage when we watch The Hoax? – This film has caught us as a society standing too close to the mirror.
The final moments of the forgotten classic The Last American Virgin are what elevate the picture from cultural curiosity to subversive brilliance.
The ensemble cast of Little Miss Sunshine embraces the absurdity of family life, from Proust to pornography.