Tag: Teen

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

Some of you may recall that I liked Divergent (2014) if not for its hackneyed plot, then for its world building. The film fully…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Whenever a popular novel is adapted to the screen, I make a point of staying away from the book until after I’ve seen the…

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Posted in Top Three

Top Three: Awful Lessons in Teen Entertainment

Celebrating Hollywood’s twisted morality and its impact on our children! Guest panelist Dennis P. joins Nick and Dimitri as they each list the top three worst lessons they learnt

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Divergent (2014)

Given the unprecedented success of The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games (2012), is it any wonder studios are now mining the entire young…

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Posted in DE Podcast

DE Podcast: Teens Young and Old

Bridging the gap between young and previously young! As a companion piece to our “Top Three Awful Lessons in Teen Entertainment”, Nick, Dennis, and Dimitri discuss

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

If I didn’t already know coming in that The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was adapted from an established literary trilogy, I probably wouldn’t have…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Ender’s Game (2013)

Conventional wisdom states that at the heart of every movie lies the question of whether or not people should see the film. Long-time readers…

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Posted in Contributor Picks

Contributor Picks: Horrifying High School Experiences

Forget Frankenstein’s monster, vampires, mummies, and werewolves. Nothing scares our socks off more than a mob of hormone-fueled teenagers on the prowl. To commemorate…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.5

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2012)

Five movies in, I finally get what The Twilight Saga is all about. Folk have made a big deal out of its promoting abstinence,…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

I think we’ve reached a point at which we as film lovers and critics have to accept that girly supernatural romances have become a…

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