Saturday, 9 May 2015

Weird Science is 30: 15 weirdly great things about the ’80s classic

Weird Science: 15 weirdly great things about the '80s classicWeird Science is 30 years old.
It’s the movie that answered every pubescent boy’s question: can I create my dream woman in my own bedroom?
Weird Science, released in 1985, may not be the best film directed by John Hughes, who gave us The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Uncle Buck and Planes, Trains & Automobiles, but it has retained its cult status through its mix of teenage fantasy, gross comedy and Kelly LeBrock’s far-too-tiny white T-shirt.
Here are the things that make it so weirdly great.
1. The premise
Tired of being overlooked by girls and bullied by their peers, teenage friends Gary (Anthony Michael Hall) and Wyatt (Ilan Mitchell-Smith) decide to bring a girl to them. They obviously never saw what Tom Cruise did in Risky Business.
Instead of calling a prostitute, the boys make their own woman, using little more than a computer, a doll and some electricity.READ MORE-

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