thespectacularnow The Spectacular Now and the Return of the Great Coming of Age Movie

Hey Stupid Teen Sex Comedy, the coming-of-age genre called and it wants its movies back.

In all seriousness, what happened to the coming-of-age genre? Can we pinpoint the exact moment it disappeared and was replaced by movies about kids throwing parties, lighting patio furniture on fire and sticking their private parts in pies? When, exactly, did we stop taking teenagers seriously? When did we stop making… Continue reading 'The Spectacular Now' and the Return of the Great Coming-of-Age Movie