Teen Movies

Pump Up the Volume; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Pump Up the Volume; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Strong central performance by Christian Slater carries weight of film’s extensive rhetoric.

The It’s a Young World Teen Movie Blogathon Is Finally Here!

The It’s a Young World Teen Movie Blogathon Is Finally Here!

The cool, groovy, bitchin’, rad, totally sick It’s a Young World blogathon is here. 

Announcing the It’s a Young World: Teen Movie Blogathon!

Announcing the It’s a Young World: Teen Movie Blogathon!

It may be something to do with spring or prom season or impending summer vacation, but the teenagers are getting restless at Pop Culture Reverie and In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. We have to give them their own blogathon before they run wild in the streets. It will be anarchy, I tell […]

Shag; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Shag; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Delightful teen movie where the girls go wild, like proper young ladies.

Mad About Music; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Mad About Music; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Wholesome, overly sweet Durbin vehicle lacks appeal for modern viewers.

Once Bitten; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Once Bitten; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Disastrous teen vampire comedy not even fun for train wreck enthusiasts.

Where the Boys Are (1960); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Where the Boys Are (1960); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A surprisingly complex and engrossing tale of young love, sex, and sexism.

Tea and Sympathy; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Tea and Sympathy; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

When you talk about this movie, and you will, be kind.

Life Begins at 17; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Life Begins at 17; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

On the surface, an insignificant teen movie but, upon more consideration, a surprisingly relevant indictment of toxic bro culture.

Mom at Sixteen; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Mom at Sixteen; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Do not watch this message-heavy Lifetime movie about teenage motherhood without a full bottle of Maalox nearby.