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Coming Of Age Movies

The 50 Best Coming of Age Movies Ever


Nobody ever asked to grow up, but we all do, and then we watch movies about it.

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A Big WGA Win for ‘Eighth Grade’ and What It Says About The Oscars


With Bo Burnham’s Writer’s Guild Awards win for ‘Eighth Grade,’ the Oscars writing category seems to be further from relevance than ever.

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The Relatability of ‘Eighth Grade’


Is being a vlogger therapeutic? According to ‘Eighth Grade’, yes.

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Investigating the Use of Smartphones in Popular Movies


Watch a video essay that examines the surprisingly minor use of smartphones in last year’s biggest movies.

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The Pop Culture Winners and Losers of 2018


From ‘Black Panther’ to Filmstruck ending its service, 2018 was filled with Winners and Losers.

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The Best New Movie Characters of 2018


These characters, all introduced on the big screen for the first time this year, were instantly iconic.

Rewind Breakouts

The Best Breakout Performances of 2018


With these actors on the horizon, the future looks very bright indeed.

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Gotham Awards Nominees Hint at Unexpected Indie Contenders in the Oscars Race


Among the already-established indie favorites this year, Eighth Grade and Hereditary are underdogs that could go far.

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Here’s To The Nervous Young Heroines of 2018


The shy girls inherit the earth in ‘Eighth Grade’ and ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’