Just what was it that made Ferris Bueller so great?
Hollywood director John Hughes, who directed some of the greatest comedy movies of the past 25 years, has died of a heart attack at 59. The one standout of his life’s work is, of course, the utterly brilliant Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
A question, though: What was it that made Hughes’s Bueller character so great? He wasn’t especially good at anything: he was neither clever nor witty, he didn’t wear cool clothes, he liked daggy songs. And yet women wanted to be with him, and men wanted to be him. Was it just raw confidence?
Some links to some online Bueller memorabilia below, but over to you: How much did you love Ferris Bueller, and why?
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