An odd and uncomfortable little film. Edwards' attempts at making a film about sexual equality explode into a haze of boob jokes, date rape, gender stereotyping and false appearances.
There are attempts to hammer home thoughtfulness, delicacy and social commentary but the resulting film is about as misogynist and heartless as those Edwards is seemingly attempting to critique.
Holy fuck this is a million times better than I expected it to be.
Being an avid, lifelong fan of The Breakfast Club, I didn't really expect this other major Hughes venture to compare. The way Hughes writes adolescent characters, their parents, and their teachers is quite unique and always exquisitely orchestrated by a perfectly aligned and astonishing cast.
Matthew Broderick has always kinda irked me, for reasons seemingly unknown, so I expected any film with his head front and…