Roundtable 73: Top Five Coming of Age Stories

The art of celebrating growing pains! In this episode, Eric and Dimitri each list their top five coming-of-age movies, tackling fun-filled issues like emotional abuse, teen pregnancy, low self-esteem, and the glory of stupid behaviour. Also, Eric fills us in on his winter holiday, and Dimitri digresses about how social media has become counter to self-expression. Come back next time as we discuss the latest entertainment news.

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:46     Show and Tell: Sherlock
  • 01:08     The Way Way Back
  • 06:39     Pump Up the Volume
  • 11:13     The Sandlot
  • 12:52     Juno
  • 15:14     Dazed and Confused
  • 18:43     The Spectacular Now
  • 24:31     Almost Famous
  • 26:33     Bandslam
  • 28:36     Rushmore
  • 30:53     The Breakfast Club

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Editor in Chief / Movie Critic: When he started this site, Dimitri never thought he'd be writing blurbs about himself in the third person. In his other life, he works as a writer, translator, and editor for various publications in print and online. His motto is, "Have pen, will travel."