THIRTEEN AND KIDS
This week we look at adolescence with two films that became underground classics for there honest and brutal portrayal of late childhood, as they move from childhood to adulthood. First up is Catherine Hardwicke's THIRTEEN the ultimate expression of adolescent angst, as we follow thirteen year old Tracy as she goes to shocking lengths too impress and befriend the most popular girl in school Evie. Like the mind of a teenager this film races away at 90 miles an hour you dare not take your eyes off the screen, PRETTY IN PINK it is not followed by Larry Clark's KIDS this powerful tale of twenty-four hours in the life of a group of New York teenagers following their lives within this narrow window, filled with both the beauty and the tragedy of youth. Two must see gems that put a fresh perspective adolescence. With the usual free popcorn and rum.