Danny Churchill is a rich kid with a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. Frankie is away on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti and doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. "How to stuff a wild bikini: the beach movies." In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television / Jeffery P. Wayne meets and falls in love with Cassandra, a bass guitarist, whom he helps by getting her career started by using his connections. A young Jewish white man begins dating the cousin of his best friend, both of whom are black, igniting long simmering racial tensions at their high school. Kyle Lee Watson is an inner-city high school basketball star torn between college and the lure of the streets. The members of rival Latino gangs in Los Angeles are feuding, and girl friends Mousie and Sad Girl are trying to stay out of the struggle for power and survive. Cast: Amy Davis, Desi Del Valle, Bonnie Steiger, Jon Moritsugu, Jacques Boyreau. A beautiful young teenager becomes the unwitting object of the dreams and fantasies of people who surround her. Cast: Leonardo Di Caprio, Bruno Kirby, Lorraine Bracco, Ernie Hudson, Patrick Mc Gaw, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg. Cast: Leonardo Di Caprio, Bruno Kirby, Lorraine Bracco, Ernie Hudson, Patrick Mc Gaw, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg.His father ships him to an all-male college out West, where he meets the dean's granddaughter who is trying to help her grandfather keep his college from folding. Cast: June Carlson, Fifi D'Orsay, Teala Loring, Mary Bovard, Margia Dean, Johnny Duncan, Joe Devlin, Jimmy Zahner, Jon Dawson, Frank Mc Glynn, Sr. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini and "stuffs" it with Cassandra, and sends her to distract advertising executive Ricky from Dee Dee. During an important championship play-off game, Kyle grandstands to catch the attention of a Georgetown college scout. Cast: Ryan Black, Adam Beach, Lisa La Croix, Michael Greyeyes, Kevin Hicks, Jennifer Podemski, Sandrine Holt. This ode to teenage angst features London, a petulant girl, filled with hate but still looking for love. Cast: James Duval, Roko Belic, Susan Behshid, Jenee Gill, Gilbert Luna, Lance May. Cast: Jose Alcala, Rose Portillo, Marco Rodriquez, Daniel Valdez. A Mexican American family is struggling to survive, working as migrant laborers in fields from Texas to Minnesota. Her boyfriend is coerced (with the help of alcohol) by an old 'friend' into going to the house. Teamed with his friends Mickey, Neutron and Pedro, high school student Jim Carroll seems headed for a bright basketball career. Cast: Alicia Silverstone, Paul Rudd, Brittany Murphy, Justin Walker, Wallace Shawn.After learning about Bill, a young teacher, Mary, whom Bim secretly adores, helps get the young boy into school. Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. To add to the irony, Julie's free-spirited Sixties parents are terribly confused about the ultra-conservative daughter they've raised. When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Deciding to start their own fraternity, the nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals. Cast: Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton, River Phoenix. Comedy mixes with biting social commentary in this look into a high school where the teachers are as misfit as the rough bunch of students they are supposed to teach. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. But with their success come the ego trips and greed that threaten to destroy everything they've worked for. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew Mc Carthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Mare Winningham, Martin Balsam, Andie Mac Dowell. Cast: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Elizabeth Berridge, Levon Helm.
Bim seems to be his town's biggest loser, but when he takes a needy 13-year-old boy named Bill under his wing, it seems there may be some hope for Bim. Cast: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James Anderson, Hazel Keener. From the time they meet until the tale's tender conclusion, it's war on the "cliques" with Julie's proper Valley friends trying to reunite her with her old flame and Randy and his pal crashing the Valley parties. Coming of age movie set in Tulsa Oklahoma in the mid sixties. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they are immediately rejected by every house on campus. Cast: Nick Nolte, Jobeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio, Allen Garfield, Lee Grant, Richard Mulligan. A talented group of street-savvy urban kids hook up with Krush Groove, a hot new rocord label.
His true character is put to the test, when a raging forest fire threatens the lives of Joan and his co-workers. Cast: Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Fay Mc Kenzie, Michael Owen, Dorothy Short. After her class mates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk to invite Carrie to the senior prom. As one by one they drift off to join the mainstream of life they still cling to their shared boyhood dreams. Special features (Disc 2): 'The parent trap' and 'The parent trap II'; Disc 2: "Caught in the act: the making-of 'The parent trap'"; "The Sherman brothers"--Featurette about the award-winning songwriters; "Let's get together" music video; "Whose the twin? Sadistic guards and violent in-mates create a world of degradation from which they must protect themselves. This film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up takes place in a small Oregon town as four boys set out on a two-day search for a missing teenager's body, a search that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. Special features include: director's commentary, featurette "Walking the tracks: the summer of Stand by me", music video Stand by me, talent files, bonus trailers, isolated music score, and scene selections. Julian is a boy with looks, charm, intelligence and a father who sets him up in the record business; he also has a drug habit. Cast: Corey Haim, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Edward Hermann, Barnard Hughes, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest. In 1951, high school seniors Sonny and Duane play football, go to the movies at the Royal Theater, hang out at the pool hall and lust after rich tease Jacy Farrow. two audio commentaries, one from 1991, featuring Bogdanovich and actors Cybill Shepherd, Randy Quaid, Cloris Leachman, and Frank Marshall; the other from 2009, featuring Bogdanovich. Two "making-of" documentaries: "The last picture show : a look back" (1999) and Picture this (1998); "A discussion with filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich", a 2009 Q&A; screen tests and location footage; excerpts from a 1972 television interview with director Franois Truffaut about the new Hollywood. Parents fought him, teachers fought him, but lots of kids loved him. He surprises just about everyone, including himself, when she returns the sentiment. A fast and fresh look at one teenager's pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also lurking around the house. But their reactions to the world around them vary- one is an unambitious drug dealer, his brother is a college bound teenage father, and the brother's best friend is guided by a strong father who hopes for a better life for his son. DVD 182; VHS 94 Written, directed and edited by Mary Jo Matsumoto.
Largely filmed on location at an actual CCC camp in Southern California's Angeles National Forest, Blazing Barriers was the last starring vehicle for former child star "Junior" Coghlan. A group of small-town high school students has taken up the bad habit of smoking marijuana, leading them down a path of hedonistic activities. Cast: Aldo Ray, Mimsy Farmer, Michael Evans, Laurie Mock, Tim Rooney, Gene Kirkwood. Cast: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behaviour is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. High school football player Johnnie is going to spend his senior year at Rosedale High School playing pranks and getting together with as many girls as possible. : lost treasures; 1961 Disney Studio album; "Kimbal and Swift: the Disney years"--director David Swift interviews Disney animator Ward Kimbal; "Seeing double" special effects featurette; "Disney legend: Hayley Mills." 81 min. Cast: Molly Ringwald, Harry Dean Stanton, Jon Cryer, Annie Potts, James Spader, Andrew Mc Carthy. His best friend Clay wants to help and is willing to do almost anything for his friend, but Julian is going downhill so fast that he might take his girlfriend and Clay with him. In this hit '80s hybrid of the horror movie and the teen flick, a single mom and her two sons become involved with a pack of vampires when they move into an offbeat Northern California town. Cast: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles. school English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming ... Following two tragic deaths and with Duane gone to Korea and Jacy to college in Dallas, Sonny is left behind but he is determined to carry on, despite a telling sign of incipient communal disintegration: the closing of the Royal Theater. Clark turned Eastside around, becoming a nationally hailed symbol of tough-love education. However, Diane's over-possessive, divorced dad doesn't approve and it's going to take more than just the power of love to conquer all. Cast: Christopher Reid, Robin Harris, Christopher Martin, Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, A. Kid has three things going for him...a tall fade, a wide grin and a way with women but against him are an over-protective father and a trio "Full Force" as the pumped-up punks who want to put an end to Kid's fun. Cast: Jose Gonzalez, Wade Oates, Steven Cook, Seth May, Jeanine James, Brett Mc Kinnin Cort. Cast: Sam Waterston, Tess Harper, Jason London, Emily Warfield, Reese Witherspoon, Gail Strickland. Cast: Omar Epps, Jermaine Hopkins, Khalil Kain, Tupac Shakur.
A dedicated young teacher soon loses his idealism when he has to deal with the tensions that threaten to destroy his classroom. Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran, Corey Allen. "Gidget Goes Hysterical." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. "How to stuff a wild bikini: the beach movies." In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television / Jeffery P. Teased by her classmates and tormented by the school bully, Dawn develops an improbable plan to seduce the star of a high-school garage band. A haunting portrait of life in a small town hit by a tornado. 42 Issue 2, p257-272, 16p UC users only Sklar, Robert. "Nowhere" is the final chapter in Gregg Araki's "Teen Apocalypse Trilogy." It follows a day in the life of Dark (James Duval), an 18-year-old living in the psychedelic, drug-addicted, sex crazed world that is life in Los Angeles. Garfield is skilled, smart, committed: the total package as a teacher. And what he confronts in a school turned increasingly into a battlefield may be more than he can bear. A puppy-love infatuation begins as Eric realizes that if he's falling in love with a male, he must be gay. A unique thriller that blends teenage angst, cutting edge comedy, and out of this world special effects. Cast: Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella, Dominique Swain. Cast: Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mary Kay Place, Martha Plimpton, Brendan Sexton III, Mink Stole, Lili Taylor.
The story of a 1950's teenager's efforts to grow up as he confronts his ineffectual parents and copes with the anguish of being a "new boy" at school. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign. Several years later, survivors of the disaster live each day in a numbing atmosphere of physical and emotional destruction. "What Was the Neo-Underground and What Wasn't: A First Reconsideration of Harmony Korine." In: New punk cinema / edited by Nicholas Rombes. "The Case of Harmony Korine." In: The end of cinema as we know it : American film in the nineties / edited by Jon Lewis. Bonding together to save the world are a group of high school students who make a terrifying discovery that their teachers are aliens. A middle-aged man marries an oppressive widow in order to be near and carry on an affair with her nymphet daughter. Special features: Commentary by director Adrian Lyne, casting session with Jeremy Irons and Dominique Swain, on the set special, never-before-seen footage, cast and crew bios., theatrical trailers. A fun-loving kid from the wrong side of the tracks picks up a second-hand camera and starts snapping his way to freedom. Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Bill Murray, Brian Cox, Seymour Cassel, Mason Gamble.