Podcast: ST. ELMO’S FIRE reflects how life in the ’80s truly was “out of hand.”

cast of St. Elmo's Fire 1985

St. Elmo’s Fire was a response to the teen films of the 1980s, examining what happens after college.  Joel Schumacher crafted an authentic and progressive story about the emotional lives and professional challenges of seven recent Georgetown grads, reflecting young women focused on career rather than marriage and introducing the idea of a gay lead character (a baby step, but…

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