Movie reviews ~ St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

St. Elmo's Fire is a 1985 film featuring iconic young actors from the 80's called Brat Pack. It was directed by Joel Schumacher and stars Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Mare Winningham, plus Andie MacDowell. College life was dreamy like all of us - the memories of the campus green trees, and the graduation coming after 4 years of studying hard and passionately in order to know more and more deeply. First Steps to Law - Graduation and the months that follow are one of the few transitional moments in life. As I watch the regrets, memories, regrets I have left behind on campus, and the friends that seemed to last forever leave and change one by one, in the end, most of them change.

This film depicts those difficult times. It depicts the social life first experienced by graduates of Georgetown University, followed by wandering and fear, and then a beautiful friendship between separation and love. Plus, it's like a landscape painting, with David Foster's great songs on it and the dark autumn landscapes of Maryland and Virginia all over the place. The content is light and dizzying, and while some attempts to force sex to connect with love or friendship are disgusting, it's also a realistic depiction of the 80s, so there's nothing you can do about it. Anyway, the music and visuals are so great that even these elements can be forgiven.

Watching this movie makes me want to run out and somehow go back to my twenties, whether by train or car. With all the stories, debates, and love stories you can't miss out on with your friends all night, is there really an end to it? The books and notebooks that I was digging into while thinking - no matter how absurd they were, they were all pure, passionate and lovely back then. Those days when I didn't have to be politically correct, who lived better, who made more money, or lived my life the way I was without having to be sarcastic or trying to prove myself, will remain in everyone's memory, right?

Below is one of my top 10 favorite songs in the world, which is also the love theme of this movie : "For Just a Moment" by David Foster. The man in the video is David Foster. The video is from the 1980s, but it's cool, isn't it? And the person playing the Saxophone in the middle and at the end is Rob Lowe, who starred in this movie. David Foster is a talented musician who has produced songs by famous singers with excellent vocals, including Celine Dion.

Will fall come around October? Last year, I didn't feel autumn, but if it comes this time, I will welcome you more than any other year in the past.

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