Posts Tagged ‘Coming of age’
 
 
 
 
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“Super Dark Times” Does Everything but Stick the Landing

Zach and Josh have been friends their whole life. They watch scrambled porn together while picking out who they’d sleep with in their year books, they practically live at each other’s houses, and they both have a cr...
 
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“Gifted” Is A Touching, Heartfelt Drama

Back in 2009, Marc Webb directed one of the better relationship dramedies of the 21st century in “500 Days of Summer”. Since then, he has done a few music videos, some tv (including one of my favorite episodes of &#...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Girl Asleep” Is A Piece Of Delightful Cinema

  Growing up is never easy. Raging hormones, a changing body, and entering high school at the low end of the totem pole are issues every teen deals with, and they have provided the central story for a number of good movies...
 
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Review: “Microbe and Gasoline” Marks the Return of Gondry’s Whimsical Brand of Genius

  When I think of Michel Gondry, my mind usually goes straight to his incredibly imaginative elements of fantasy, in works such as “Science of Sleep” and “Mood Indigo”. The French filmmaker is a mas...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “King Jack”

The “Coming of age” genre is no stranger, to the landscape of independent film. Many a movie have told the tale of adolescent kids, learning life’s hard lessons, and shown those kids grow into young adults in ...
 
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Misunderstood – A poignant, yet brutal, coming of age tale

Written by: Barbara Alberti and Asia Argento Directed by: Asia Argento Starring: Giulia Salerno, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Gabriel Garko, Carolina Poccioni, and Anna Lou Castoldi Asia Argento is widely known, in the film world, as ...