“More often than not, we were able to find what we were looking for in their outtakes.
Earlier this year, the Criterion Collection, which is “dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world,” released a restored version of “The Breakfast Club,” a film written and directed by John Hughes that I acted in, more than three decades ago.
For this edition, I participated in an interview about the movie, as did other people close to the production.
” (Oh, yes, there was.) “But I think down in his soul though, he is a progressive when it comes to his daughter being a successful woman and wanting to support her being, as I think we talked about in one of the episodes, becoming President of the United States herself,” Baer added.
“And I think he respects strong women, and he was always able to get along with Jess, who obviously had a different political leaning than he did.” Also Read: ' New Girl' Showrunner Pitches Us the Show's Most Sellable Spinoff as the Final Season Begins While fans may immediately find Ruth to be adorable and a great addition to the cast (and the series’ stars and writers did too!
I don’t make a habit of revisiting films I’ve made, but this was not the first time I’d returned to this one: a few years back, I watched it with my daughter, who was ten at the time.
We recorded a conversation about it for the radio show “This American Life.” I’ll be the first to admit that ten is far too young for a viewing of “The Breakfast Club,” a movie about five high-school students who befriend one other during a Saturday detention session, with plenty of cursing, sex talk, and a now-famous scene of the students smoking pot.
“I think that that came from wanting for Cece to have had some impact on that and Cece’s relationship with Jess (Deschanel) and their political leanings,” Baer said.
“I think she probably went out with Schmidt on that,” Baer said.
But my daughter insisted that her friends had already seen it, and she said she didn’t want to watch it for the first time in front of other people.
A writer-director friend assured me that kids tend to filter out what they don’t understand, and I figured that it would be better if I were there to answer the uncomfortable questions.
“And I think Schmidt always — you know, he’s a strict conservative.