Tag Archives: Teen

‘Eighth Grade’ Review: Tender Take on Teen Angst Is Flat-Out Triumph

I’ve been talking and thinking about this fun-to-decode, impossible-to-forget gift from the cinema gods since I saw it at Sundance in January. Now Eighth Grade is going into wide release – and no excuses will be accepted for you missing it. First-time filmmaker Bo Burnham – the 27-year-old, comedy-and-music dude from YouTube – has taken the tiniest details in the ...

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Google Maps Street View: Embarrassing snap of teen goes viral due to technology FAIL

Google Maps Street View captures footage from all around the world, including the weird and wonderful. It was created in 2007 to offer panoramic views of streets and locations. Millions use it every day to find addresses and plan routes when travelling. However, as the cameras photograph the streets of the world they also capture people going about their day ...

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Blockers Director Kay Cannon Made the First Feminist Teen Sex Comedy

It’s been a while since we’ve had a good, old-fashioned teen sex comedy. The genre saw a rise in popularity in the ’80s, a resurgence in the late ’90s thanks to American Pie, but petered out by the mid-aughts. And maybe that’s a good thing. The most popular examples—Porky’s, American Pie, Superbad—were told through the male perspective. For every Little ...

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