Molly Ringwald

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The dweeb and the hot girl: Matt Hancock’s affair belongs to an 80s movie | Hadley Freeman
Who knows, perhaps Hancock’s entire career was just a ploy to entice his university crush

Hadley Freeman

10, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Pretty in Pink: the Psychedelic Furs on how they made a pop classic
‘The title means someone who’s naked. It’s not about someone wearing pink. So the film had nothing to do with what the song was about. It made it trite’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

21, Sep, 2020 @1:16 PM

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Lie With Me by Philippe Besson review – a French bestseller
Full of Proustian echoes, this story of gay adolescence deals with complex issues of class, shame and secrecy

Tessa Hadley

06, Sep, 2019 @7:58 AM

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Philippe Besson: ‘I told Macron he had zero chance of becoming president’
The celebrated novelist on his friendship with France’s first couple and his latest book, a French Brokeback Mountain. Plus, a Q&A with translator Molly Ringwald

Kim Willsher

18, Aug, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Siberia review – Keanu Reeves ices up as diamond geezer
Reeves finds selling gems to the mob is trickier than he’d like in this violent romantic thriller, also starring Molly Ringwald

Cath Clarke

15, Nov, 2018 @10:00 AM

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'When you grow up your heart dies': how the coming-of-age film got smart
From Pretty in Pink to Dirty Dancing and Say Anything - Hadley Freeman describes the emotions that got her hooked on films about growing up

Hadley Freeman

28, Apr, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Times move pretty fast! Rewatching 80s favourites in the age of #MeToo
Molly Ringwald’s reappraisal of The Breakfast Club has thrown an uneasy light on other 80s classics, with their casual treatment of rape and abuse, dodgy sexual politics and breezy paedophilia. We look at 10 of the worst with fresh eyes

Hadley Freeman

13, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Molly Ringwald says The Breakfast Club is troubling in #MeToo era
Actor who starred in popular 1980s film advocates critical stance towards art of past

Nicola Slawson

07, Apr, 2018 @1:23 PM

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Pretty in Pink 30 years on: a class war built with clothes
From Princess Diana hair to the Tories at the weekend look, John Hughes’ film used fashion to illustrate the divisions between the characters

Priya Elan

10, Mar, 2016 @10:00 AM

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New band of the week: MRCH (No 81)
Arizona band dabbling in everything from 60s girl group pop to 80s shoegaze manage to create something very modern

Paul Lester

27, Nov, 2015 @4:42 PM

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Clip joint: high school proms
Tshepo Mokoena picks some of the best prom film scenes. Which would top your own list?

Tshepo Mokoena

03, Nov, 2014 @4:52 PM

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Molly Ringwald's jazz show at the Carlyle is the ultimate nostalgia trip
Pretty in Pink star and newly minted Guardian columnist embarks on New York residency running through 18 October

Kayla Epstein

08, Oct, 2014 @7:35 PM

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