The Breakfast Club : Film Review

929 Words Aug 11th, 2014 4 Pages
The Breakfast Club is an often talked about film. One of the reasons for this is how it analyzes different social groups formed in high school, or even life. The groups that it talks about are The Brain, The Athlete, The Basket Case, The Princess, and The Criminal. One difficulty I had with this essay is that I found out I have a pretty limited social circle. I don’t talk to many people and most of the people I do talk to are brains. I am very much like one of the characters in the movie. Even though it was a bit tough I was still able to find someone in my life to fill each of the categories. While some people are out partying others are studying. The ones studying are usually known as the brain or the nerds. They’re usually said to be highly intelligent, hence the name. On the other hand they aren’t known for being very athletic. Because of this they tend to butt heads with the athletes a lot and the two groups are considered polar opposites. While I know quite a few brains the one that sticks out the most is my friend Mike. He is constantly putting more work into things than necessary and always feels the need to be the best academically. He was always on the honor roll for high school and for very good reasons. Some other examples of Mikes generally nerdisms are the fact that he currently owns a $1000 pc, 2 tablets, and 2 laptops because he needs to be sure that when he is developing software or websites that it works well on different platforms. He is an IT major so…
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