In this John Hughes classic, Ally Sheedy portrays "the basketcase". When she combs her hair and dones a headband suddenly "the jock" finds her beautiful. It's not easy being an artsy girl.
The Oscars got me thinking about movie makeovers that messed with my self-esteem (well sort of). I admit I love the idea of transformation. At many times in my life I have suffered from “magical thinking”. For example thinking if I dyed my hair another color I would get that great guy. In movies “magical... Read more »