Welcome to Where Everyone Has Gone Before, the weekly column where I continue my film education before your very eyes by seeking out and watching all of the movies I should have seen by now. I will first judge the movie before I've watched it, based entirely on its reputation (and my potentially misguided thoughts). Then I will give the movie a fair chance and actually watch it. You will laugh at me, you may condemn me, but you will never say I didn't try!

The Film: 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' (1986), Dir. John Hughes

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara and Jeffrey Jones.

Why I Haven't Seen It Until Now: I believe I've talked about my tumultuous relationship with films from the 1980s before in this column. To my unknowing eyes, nothing screams pure '80s "Arrrgh" (the actual scientific term, by the way) quite like 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'
Ferris Bueller's Day Off Movie Poster
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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