Tag: comingofage

HANDSOME DEVIL: Conor Has a Gift in This Exclusive Clip From Irish Coming Of Age Tale

Breaking Glass Pictures will release​ ​John Butler's coming of age film Handsome Devil​ ​in U.S. theaters and On Demand today, June 2nd.​ ScreenAnarchy has been given an exclusive clip to share with you. You will find it below along with...

Review: LITTLE HARBOUR Docks Coming-of-Age Adventure and Psychological Portrait

Iveta Grófová´s sophomore feature Little Harbour offers coming-of-age adventure for children and psychological drama for their parents

HANDSOME DEVIL: Watch The Trailer For John Butler's Coming Of Age Drama

Irish writer-director John Butler won a lot of love in these pages with his debut feature The Stag - later released on these shores as The Bachelor Weekend - and he has followed that crowd pleasing comedy with an equally...

Review: 20TH CENTURY WOMEN Rocks the Roost

You must remember this... Filmmaker Mike Mills remembers a lot of things. His own life is the source material for his films. 2010’s Beginners was about his rough relationship with his father; now, 20th Century Women is about him growing...

BOYS IN THE TREES: Watch The Fabulous Trailer For Dark, Venice Selected, Coming Of Age Fable

Writer-director Nicholas Verso makes his feature debut with the dark Halloween themed coming of age fable Boys In The Trees and if the freshly released trailer for the film is any indication it would appear that it marks the arrival...

Warsaw 2015 Interview: Kenny Riches on Off-Kilter Comedy THE STRONGEST MAN

Quirky indie comedy The Strongest Man by Kenny Riches has been traveling the world since its Sundance world premiere and recently visited Europe Poland's capital city where the film competed in the first and second film section. The titular protagonist, Cuban...

Scandinavian 2015 Review: YOUNG SOPHIE BELL, A Beguiling, Sublime Mystery

Obsession, mystery, murder and betrayal culminate in a fragile coming-of-age story unlike any other in Amanda Adolfsson's stunning Swedish debut feature Young Sophie Bell.The titular Sophie (the radiant Felice Jankell) has just graduated high school and celebrates with her 'bestie'...

Review: MOONE BOY Season 2 Is Very Fecking Good

Tales of boyhood, of one's family, and one's town, are a down right staple in TV Land. From Leave It To Beaver to The Wonder Years, it seems that every decade of television must have at least one iconic male-centered...

Review: THE SPECTACULAR NOW, Coming Of Age As A Beautiful Experience

The late John Hughes was the man in Hollywood who understood teenagers and teen angst better than anyone else in the industry. He knew how to tell beautiful stories about how being young can sometimes be weird and confusing, and...

SPECTACULAR NOW Trailer Sweet Talks Its Way Into Summer

The temperature is heading ever upward in the Northern Hemisphere. As the outside air warms up, and bodies begin to sweat, and clothes begin to stick to bodies, the thoughts of teenagers -- and those who remember their teen years...

Counterpoint Review: AFTER EARTH May Not Be So Apocalyptically Bad After All

In a previous world, M. Night Shyamalan used to be on magazine covers. He was "Hollywood's Hottest New Storyteller." Back in 2002, in anticipation of his next great film, Signs (an unconventionally family-intimate alien invasion yarn starring Mel Gibson), he...

Sundance 2013 First Impression: THE WAY, WAY BACK is Heavy on Laughs

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash may not exactly be household names, but chances are you would recognize their faces from the myriad of comic roles they've played over the years. They made a splash on the filmmaker scene two...