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Teens

Seeming in contrast to teen dystopia, there has been a spate of sick-teen romances hitting the YA bookshelves and eventually theaters. The kids are sick and or dying, and the power of love gives them …
Jason Blossom is the town's Laura Palmer, the murdered teen whose body washes up on shore and leaves the entire town wondering who killed him. His friends at the school paper seem just as likely to cr…
Taking place in a rough, drug-addled neighborhood in Miami, Moonlight introduces us to a character in three chapters. "Little" (Alex Hibbert) is a cripplingly shy kid who is relentlessly bullied at sc…
As its title suggests, the key element in the whimsical fantasy-adventure is a secret orphanage – hidden within a time loop on a remote island in Wales – housing a number of children with extraordinar…
Mattie Dane (Michaela du Toit) is a 15-year-old aspiring figure skating champion whose dreams screech to a halt when she falls at regionals. When the eviction notice comes a few days later, she and he…
Set at American Eagle Christian High School, Saved! is the story of Mary (Jena Malone), an ordinary teen whose world is turned upside down when her boyfriend reveals that he is gay. Troubled, Mary fee…
Based on the novel by teen-lit author-god John Green, who also penned the weeper The Fault in Our Stars, this coming-of-age drama starts of well enough, but then quickly devolves into a tedious, unint…
Thomas Mann stars as Greg Gaines, a contemplative and awkward semi-loner, who’s decided the path of least resistance towards getting through high school unscathed is to be on casually good terms with …
Virtual unknown Shameik Moore (who’s had a handful of guest-starring spots on TV shows) makes his big-screen leading-role debut as Malcolm, a super-smart, straight-A inner-city-L.A. high schooler with…
Boy A is the perfect kind of movie to see completely cold. My pals Vickie and Eric has both caught the film at the Toronto Film Festival in 2007, and they were all abuzz about this independent British…
The coming-of-age film is a tried and true formula. We follow a child, usually a boy, as he grows from wide-eyed innocence, through his formative years, until he becomes, at least in the eyes of the s…
Moving to a new town or having a baby are both life-changing events, but doing them both in quick succession can be pretty discombobulating. For Kelly (Juliette Lewis), enduring this transition is onl…