Work It

Work It – Review

Netflix teen movies follow the same recipe: take a peppy teen star protagonist, comic relief, a love interest, break-up and make-up plot points, mix them together, pour into a high school, bake for 90 minutes...
Kissing Booth 2

The Kissing Booth 2 – Review

Following on from a film populated by weird, inconsistent montages and a manipulative, creepy male lead, audiences were probably not expecting a masterpiece from this second instalment of The Kissing Booth....
Mid90s

Mid90s – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Berlinale festival coverage on 11/02/2019. Paraphernalia preoccupies the hearts of the kids of Mid90s, who shed blood and break bones over logo-emblazoned...
Ross Lynch

My Friend Dahmer – Review

A gory portrait of a serial killer this is not. More, a coming-of-age story for a monster in the making. That’s not to say that the character of Jeffrey Dahmer (Lynch) isn’t shown carrying out some fairly...
Barely Lethal

Barely Lethal – Review

During Barely Lethal, our kooky-but-klutzy-but-super-trained spytagonist settles down to scout an environment that’d test any agent: high school, via Mean Girls. Anyone who fancies a teen movie with bite...

The Giver – Review

Based on Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel, The Giver begins promisingly before sinking into the depths of mediocrity. The film is further spoiled by bad timing as it awkwardly follows the recent raft of newer teen...