The most mid-90s of mid-90s movies is somehow based on a Jane Austen novel, and also somehow really good.
A very fun teen time capsule from 1990 that has a lot on its mind but resists any major dramatics.
Cloris Leachman won an Oscar for her performance in this drama about teenagers in what Roger Ebert called “a town that should not exist.”
Teens hang on the last day of school, 1976, in Austin, Texas. Not much happens. Mostly in a good way, I promise.
A surprisingly down-to-earth and enjoyable movie about a bunch of 80s teens who have no idea what they’re doing.
In which we learn that it’s possible to be nostalgic about something yet not remember it as perfect.
James Dean’s most famous role, in the movie that kind of invented being a teenager.
Is it a hard hitting drama about small town life? Is it a musical? The answers lie in Kevin Bacon’s angry dancing.
Francois Truffaut’s debut about his own wayward childhood still feels fresh today.
This indie drama, based on a real life teacher in East LA, does its level best to make math exciting.