How Music Guided Everything John Hughes Did In His Movies

In the cinematic world, John Hughes will be remembered for a lot of things . from his incredibly accurate portrayal of teen angst to his utilization of the ensemble that would end up being labeled The Brat Pack. His use of music is certainly a candidate for this list as well, as the filmmaker managed to make some brilliant songs remembered for the movies in which the writer/director featured them. but what you may not know is that Hughes. soundtrack choices had a much deeper impact on his style as a whole - more than just atmospheric additions during post-production. Pretty In Pink is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016, and in coordination with a special Digital HD release of the film earlier this year, I recently had the chance to hop on the phone with Oscar-nominated costume designer Marilyn Vance. Given that she had the chance to work with John...more