I love a good young adult, coming of age story. And… I hate a bad one. There’s been a weird phenomenon lately, where most of the ones I’ve see on-screen have been falling into the latter category. After watching (part of) the Netflix “13 Reasons Why” series, I was beginning to doubt I’d ever find… Continue reading #RealityHigh: What Have Young Adult Movies Come To?
I hated Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” adaptation for lots of reasons. You can read my rant in The 13 Reasons Why Issues No One is Talking About. But despite the travesty that that show was, my love of young adult stories prevails. So now, there’s this young adult movie out on DVD. I wondered if… Continue reading Before I Fall: The Antithesis of 13 Reasons Why
I must confess that I was excited to watch Netflix’s new series, “13 Reasons Why.” As much as one can be excited to watch something that has as the core of its premise a teenager killing herself. Mostly, I was intrigued because I knew it was adapted from a best-selling young adult novel, and I… Continue reading The “13 Reasons Why” Issues that No One is Talking About