Redford Theatre will screen '80s film ‘The Breakfast Club’

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May 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm
click to enlarge Ally Sheedy is all of us tbh. - Universal
Ally Sheedy is all of us tbh.

Fact: Your fave is probably problematic, especially if that thing was a product of the ’80s. And coming-of-age auteur John Hughes’ iconic tale of high school detention turned friendship-forging session, The Breakfast Club, is no exception.

However, the 34-year-old film still holds a spot in many a misfit’s heart, and can serve as a lesson on how to not get the girl. (We’re looking at you “bad boy” Judd Nelson!) And don’t you forget about the soundtrack! Or the over-referenced final still shot! Or how Ally Sheedy’s character scratching her dandruff on her desk is all of us.

The Breakfast Club screening begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 17, at the Redford Theatre; 17360 Lahser Rd., Detroit; 313-537-2560; Tickets are $5.

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