Saturday, August 08, 2009

John Hughes weekend: Career Opportunities

1991, and John Hughes is about to leave forever the arena of teen movies in order to concentrate on writing family films instead. But there's one last teen movie left in him - Career Opportunities. Also known as One Wild Night. The plot revolves around people being locked in a superstore overnight - the very night that burglars choose to break in.


The strapline is "Maximum comedy at minimum wage", in a bid to make it even less attractive.

However, Betty Boo pops up on the soundtrack, so it's not all bad:

Career Opportunities DVD - not apparently in print at the moment
CBetty Boo - The Very Best of...

[Part of the John Hughes weekend]