Teen Spirit (directed by Max Minghella) was on my watch list for quite some time and I can’t believe I waited this long to catch it. Not only was I excited to witness Minghella’s directorial debut, but I was very intrigued by Elle Fanning’s singing. Neither one disappointed. Minghella’s vision was beautifully portrayed on screen. Teen Spirit is… [Read More]
Welcome to teenFish, a podcast series that lets teenagers speak about media that matters to them in their own voice. Hosted by Daniel Collins (Infinity Warm-Up), teenFish airs every month and invites local youth to engage the truth and lies of the shows and films that excite them. After meeting each other in an unconventional… [Read More]
TTeen Spirit tells the story of Violet, a shy teenager who lives in a quiet European village. Struggling with her dismal environments and broken family life, the incredibly Violet dreams of pop stardom as a way to break free from her world. When auditions are held nearby for the Teen Spirit reality show, Violet finally… [Read More]
Leap! is a story of dreams and heart, of overcoming failure, of finding the answers to the questions that matter most. It’s not unlike any number of films, yet sometimes hearing a familiar story in a new setting can bring us joy.
What is it that corrupts our lives? In The Beguiled, Sofia Coppola’s Southern Gothic film set in the Civil War, there seems to be a world that is pure and innocent. But is it really? Is this a fall from grace, or was there a state of grace to begin with?
It can be hard enough being a teenager, but for Ray it is complicated by being transgendered. At the beginning of the film he tells us his birthday wish each year is always the same: to have a boy’s body.