Career Opportunities Reviews
misconceptions of one another. John Hughes's script still has some moments of teen insight that he was allotted for in the 80s but The fact is nothing really happens Plugwise here , which was obviously a concern to him hence the unwise introduction of two Deadly criminals during the last act. So this movie hasn't remembered fondly alongside 16 candles or the breakfast club instead people with good reason tender remember Tonnele his face which is shown in the close up more times than I can count , and her mesmerizing ride on the hobbyhorse, although the roller skating scene and especially the its hilarious expected conclusion/collision is my favorite moment.
Still, it's fun to watch Frank Whaley crash into things on roller skates.
But beyond that, the movie itself, was better than most give it credit for.
I have watched it many times. I know where the movie ends and when I watch it now, it seems like an obvious ending. The ending location is no accident and ties to what takes place in the movie and it even ties to the title.
People who do not see how this movie is good, need to consider the ending location and how the misread talents of Jim Dodge, who is mistakenly called "liar", when his talent is more than lying, and the talent of Josie McClelland who is mistakenly called "tease", when her talent is similar to Jim Dodge and more than simply being a tease.
No - this movie is not similar to Home Alone, it has a different concept.
If it seems I am being cryptic, let me spell it out clearly.
Jim Dodge is called a liar, but he demonstrates he has a talent for
Josie McClelland is called a Tease but she demonstrates a talent for
The movie with the title Career Opportunities has these two characters who demonstrate a talent for acting winding up in Hollywood California. And that ending location was no accident or coincidence.
Only reason why to watch this is to see Jennifer Conally at her sexiest. Not many wears a skintight white tank top without a bra more convincingly. It makes one truely wonder what if Jennifer instead decided to become a sex symbol/sexiest woman in hollywood instead of becoming a better actress. At one point in time she had the total goods.
Acting wise she is very green here but you see her potential of what came later on..