Tag Archives: Teen Movies

Booksmart (2019) Review

GETTING STRAIGHT A’S, GIVING ZERO F’S   Throughout the years, the usage of the high school “coming of age” comedy / drama movie presentation is something that has been universal, speaking to the newest and latest adolescent / young adults’ viewers within its cinematic undertaking. Most of these tales speak of high school teenager, following an individual (or group) through

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The Last Summer (2019) Review

A SHALLOW (AND OUTDATED) “COMING OF AGE” DRAMEDY   With the increase of popularity, Netflix has cultivated a plethora of movies and tv shows into its online streaming library, finding some to original content and some being purchased from studios. In the realm of teen dramas, Netflix has amassed successful entries, including the tv show 13 Reasons Why and feature

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The Darkest Minds (2018) Review

A CLUNKY “ONE AND DONE” TEEN / YA ENDEAVOR   The YA (Young Adult) / Teen genre has had its ups and downs in some of its book adaptation franchises. Barring the more teen fictional romance “page to screen” endeavors (i.e. The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns, Love, Simon, and few others), which more of a “one and done”

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Midnight Sun (2018) Review

A SOLID AND SINCERE “PAINT-BY-NUMBERS” TEEN DRAMA   Teen movies have become a dime a dozen in the Hollywood industry of filmmaking. While it’s most a subgenre of sorts (could be various film genres), teen movies have been around for some time, with some fan favorites being produced back in 80s like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Ferris Bueller’s

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The Space Between Us Review

AN UNINTERSTING MARTIAN BOY MEETS EARTH GIRL TALE   Over the years, Hollywood has bought up the right to many popular “Young Adult” books (some call it “Teen”) in the hopes of trying to accomplish what the Twilight film saga did (i.e. bringing by bestselling book / series to life, while bringing a big dollar amount at the box office

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The Edge of Seventeen Review

A TEEN CLASSIC FOR THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION   Being a teenager in high school. Everyone remembers that time and each person has their own personal experience. Some may look back on it with fond memories of their youth, while others wish that they could erase the time period from their memory (out of sight, out of mind). Back in the

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