In pre-Depression, small-town Kansas, good-girl Natalie Wood is so tortured by her sexual urges for beau Warren Beatty and conflicting pressure to be moral that she attempts suicide after a school dance and ends up in a sanitarium. For starters, child-star-made-good Joseph Gordon-Levitt turned in an understated, endearing performance as a lovelorn and totally undercover hot geek. The film also served as a breakout role for a then little-known Aussie named Heath Ledger, who sung, danced, and smirked his way into the heart of ice queen intellectual punk Kat Stratford Julia Stiles. Just One of the Guys Every generation has its variant on the girl-dresses-as-boy, girl-as-boy-falls-for-boy, boy-freaks-out tale.
You're curled up on the couch with some friends for a fun girls night in. With popcorn in hand and blankets galore, there's only one issue——what movie do you watch? The Notebook How can you not love this heartwarming, sappy tearjerker? The Notebook is a classic love story that's bound to make you laugh, cry, and wish you had a Noah of your own. As if we didn't love the 90s enough, Alicia Silverstone is hilarious in this movie.
Facebook Twitter It seems that every year another fresh crop of filmmakers make their debut movies, and a high proportion are coming-of-age stories. A sadly low percentage, however, are any good, which is why this week brings us significant reason to rejoice: Of course, this being us, our picks are not all sweet confections — while many are lighthearted comedies, quite a few are dramas and melodramas that portray the darker side of teenage life as well as its romantic mix-ups and fashion faux pas. We tried to avoid films that fall more squarely into other genres, like horror a category largely populated with imperiled teenagers , sci-fi and others, but as ever, our selections mostly came down to our subjective taste. Which, thankfully, is fetch.
It is based on Meg Cabot's novel of the same name. It was followed by four direct-to-video sequels, none of which contain any of In the film their souls are The film follows year-old Mike who becomes a year-old high school student after a chance incident.