From 'Spring Breakers' to 'City of God' these modern movies justify senior citizens' concerns world over, with their host of morally bankrupt young protagonists dismantling society from the inside out!
Fu fact about Haromy Korine, the king of portraying dysfunctional youth: he dropped out of Tisch to pursue a career as a professional skateboarder. Now tell us 'Kids' isn't at least semi-autobiographical!
For most teenagers, angst finds its basis in acne, SAT prep, and effective porn blocking software; these adolescents, however, are dealing with some more serious shit - the least we owe them is 1 hour and 40 minutes of our attention.
These movies examine the experience of growing up in NYC, from Brooklyn to the Bronx; while the list is mostly Spike Lee, a few other directors do manage to get a word in edgeways. Check out 'The Wackness' for a worrying portrait of Josh, removed from the stabilizing presence of Drake.
A collection of the baddest boys and girls, from duck tails to the grunge days. The more things change, the more teenagers remain hormone fueled morons. Check out 'Bad Boys' for one of Sean Penn's breakout roles!