Coming of Age

Boy Erased Review: An important and powerful film with a tour-de-force performance by Lucas Hedges.

Scott Menzel reviews Boy Erased which premiered at the 2018 Telluride Film Festival

9.5 Amazing

Review: ‘Eighth Grade’ Abounds With Awkward Brilliance

Aaron Neuwirth reviews Eighth Grade, the latest film from A24.

8 Great

Check out an Exclusive Clip from Max Winkler’s FLOWER available on VOD starting June 12, 2018.

Check out this exclusive clip titled 'RAIN' from the film FLOWER starring Zoey Deutch and Adam Scott.

SXSW 2018 Review: Summer ’03 is the Female Lead Coming of Age Sex Comedy We Deserve. 

Scott Menzel reviews Summer of '03 starring Joey King.

8 Great

Sundance 2018 Review: Eighth Grade is a One of a Kind Coming-of-Age Masterpiece That Shouldn’t Be Missed.

Scott Menzel reviews Eighth Grade which is the directorial debut from comedian Bo Burnham starring newcomer Elise Fisher.

9.5 Amazing

Review: ‘Thelma’ Powers Through Personal Growth

In a year that has shown us many super-powered people causing varying levels of destruction, Thelma scales things back considerable. This is a coming-of-age story relying on how a young girl’s unusual...

7 Good

Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan discuss ‘Lady Bird’

Scott Menzel talks with Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan about Lady Bird, the directorial debut of Greta Gerwig.

Review: ‘Lady Bird’ Soars with Wit and Heart

Coming of age stories are not hard to come by. As more and more filmmakers emerge, having grown up watching films and being armed early on with all the tools to create a movie of their own, it is easy...

9 Amazing

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