coming of age

Culture

15 years after its release, ‘thirteen’ still holds up as a raw representation of teenhood

'No bra, no panties.'
Sadie Bell
8.22.18
Fashion

what fashion creatives wore on their first day at college

Read these confessions, remember the dos and don’ts and let the classroom be your catwalk.
James Anderson
8.20.18
News

if you love 'skam' then you need to watch this new facebook show

'Five Points' is an experimental teen drama, told from five different perspectives.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.20.18
Film

olivia milch breaks gender taboos in netflix's first female stoner comedy

"We so rarely get to see female stoners — or women smoking weed at all — in film and television," says Olivia Milch.
Rachel Hodin
4.23.18
Culture

netflix's 'on my block' is a joyful look at inner city life

Set in South LA, the sitcom feels like 'Moesha' meets 'Degrassi'.
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.19.18
Film

zoey deutch plays an oversexed teen vigilante in this dark coming-of-age comedy

'Flower' is a powerful and hilarious take on the double standards attached to women's sexuality.
Sarah Gooding
3.19.18
Culture

how the gen-z cast of netflix's 'everything sucks!' transformed into 90s kids

The young actors star in a gnarly tribute to the perennially cool decade.
André-Naquian Wheeler
2.20.18
Culture

rania matar's evocative portraits explore girlhood, and growing old

The photographer traveled from Boston to Lebanon photographing young girls, awkward teens, and diverse mother-daughter duos.
Hannah Ongley
12.22.17
Film

'super dark times' is a horror movie about coming of age in suburbia

Three boys accidentally kill their friend in director Kevin Phillips's debut film.
André-Naquian Wheeler
10.3.17
Film

how a movie about cannibalism became the coming-of-age film of the year

With ‘Raw,' director Julia Ducournau shows what eating human flesh can teach us about growing up and discovering our humanity.
Wendy Syfret
3.23.17
Culture

photographing the lost boys of transylvania

Dutch photographer Joost Vandebrug spent five years documenting the lives of Bucharest’s homeless children. Now he’s turning his attention to the Roma villages of Transylvania.
Felix Petty
6.24.16
Film

'cruel intentions' is getting a remake but not how you remember it

NBC has ordered a TV series pilot about the salacious 90s move as a…musical parody?
Taylor Ford
2.3.16