Some Kind of Wonderful – 35th Anniversary Screening!

USA | 1987 | 95 minutes | PG

When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda’s ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith’s best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith.

Director: John Hughes
Cast: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Lea Thompson


Hosted by culture writer and critic Nathalie Atkinson, this ongoing series considers the crucial contributions of below-the-line craft in both popular favorites and forgotten gems (more…)


High school love triangles are the worst but John Hughes – king of Eighties teen angst – makes them the best kind of worst. This love triangle about popular senior Amanda (Lea Thompson) and childhood best friends Keith (Eric Stoltz) and Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson) dealing with insecurity and rejection while figuring out who they are is an underrated gem of the Hughes canon. Best kiss. Best indie soundtrack. Best heroine. Those iconic red fringed gloves! Hughes collaborator and costume designer Marilyn Vance (also of Ferris Bueller, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink) created the definitive 80s tomboy wardrobe. – NATHALIE ATKINSON

Presented with an introduction by series host Nathalie Atkinson

Doors Open 30 Minutes Before Showtime.


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