Pretty in Pink by H.B. GilmourI live on the outside. Theres something to be said for having nothing.
Andie Walsh is pretty and smart. She has her own style and a kind of pride as unique and personal as the way she dresses. But to the rich kids at school, Andies a nothing - a zoid.
Andie couldnt care less what the richies think. Shes happy with her own friends, like devoted, goofy Duckie Dale. Then Blane McDonough - the ultimate richie - enters her life.
Never in a million years did Andie dream shed fall for a guy like Blane. But when theyre together, nothing else seems to matter. Until Blane asks her to prom - and his crowd starts pressuring him to dump her. Nobody said love was easy, but does it have to hurt so much?
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They end up together in a memorable kiss in the parking lot outside the prom, an ending that still infuriates a critical mass of the fanbase of "Pretty in Pink," which celebrates its 30th birthday this weekend. To identify with a privileged dreamboat like Blane, even though McCarthy plays him with great sensitivity and longing, feels either like being too proud of being rich, popular and handsome yourself, or like cheering for Big Tobacco in a class action lawsuit. Instead, a generation of American male teenagers, me included, saw themselves in Duckie—charming, quirky and overlooked. Duckie, not knowing about the date, accuses Andie of disrespecting herself by going out with a rich guy, and then threatens to not be there i. After I realized that being Duckie was a recipe for being a complete and total reject… I came to the first day of school just as me.
Posted By Lori Ferraro on Oct 2, 1 comment. What an epic love triangle — both Blaine and Duckie vying for the love of our dear, sweet girl-from-the-wrong-side-of-the-Traxx see what I did there? I was Team Duckie all the way. He was a total dreamboat to me. I loved Duckie from head to toe — from his pompadour hair down to his trademark dirty white shoes. I dreamed of someday meeting a boy who would love and admire me daily as Duckie did Andie.
And you thought your high school was cliquey? Caught in the middle are poor-girl Andie Molly Ringwald and rich-guy Blane Andrew McCarthy , who start a romance despite the disapproval of their peers — two memorable ones, in particular hint: one likes dancing in wingtip shoes, the other prefers chain-smoking in linen suits. Whether you saw it for the first time 30 years ago or 30 hours ago, here are 17 insider facts about "Pretty In Pink" that may surprise you! The role of Andie was written for Ringwald — but almost went to someone else. I had to do it.
He even apologized for phoning 10 minutes late. Yes, the guy was — and always will be — the Duckman. Emmy Nominee. Sarcasm is lost in print. Duckie always thought he was the leading man, and that was his fatal flaw.
I wanted to be him. His style is pretty much: wear all your favourite things at once. This is not a minimalist look and yet he manages to look cool and not too crazy. I love mish-mashing colours, textures and patterns in clothing and Duckie is the ultimate mish-masher. Get it wrong and it could go very, very wrong. Just remember the rule here is: nothing is too much. Pile it all on.