Like a bear with a sore head, The Fringes emerges from it’s Christmas induced sleep. Blinking in the bright lights of a new year, what is that on the horizon…A whole range of cult goodies just waiting to grace the screens at QUAD. First up is this eclectic range of Teen Movies!
Teens Rule OK!
Teens Rule Ok! is a short (but getting longer) season around the release of the great new documentary Beyond Clueless, that explores the teen movie post Clueless. We have curated a three teen movies PC (PreClueless) and three BC (Beyond Clueless).
Beyond Clueless (15) – Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th February
UK 2014 89 mins Dir: Charlie Lyne
Narrated by cult teen star Fairuza Balk, Beyond Clueless is a dizzying journey into the mind, body and soul of the teen movie, as seen through the eyes of over 200 modern coming-of-age classics. With a score by Summer Camp, come take a trip back to high school.
“While the analysis traverses the terrain of teen identity, sex, hierarchy and groupthink, the film feels as light and enjoyable as any teen movie” – Sight and Sound
The Breakfast Club (15) – Friday 6th & Saturday 7th February
USA 1984 98 mins Dir: John Hughes
SPECIAL SATURDAY MORNING DETENTION SCREENING at 10:30am
It is back to school for Saturday morning detention in John Hughes’ classic teen coming of age masterpiece, The Breakfast Club. Emilio Estevez as the Jock, Anthony Michael Hall as the Nerd, Molly Ringwald as the popular kid, Ally Sheedy as the Loner and Judd Nelson as the bad boy. “Don’t you.…forget about me” As if we could.
Crossing The Streams presents a trip back in time….
Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure (PG) – Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd February
USA 1989 90 mins Dir: Stephen Herek
Two seemingly insignificant teens from San Dimas are destined to save the world by writing the greatest song ever written; a song that will unify nations and bring peace to the world. First they have to pass their upcoming history report and avoid being sent to Military school! When a man in a telephone box from the future comes to help them, they go on a radical tour through history gathering up important names for their presentation. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter star as Bill and Ted aka The Wyld Stallyns!
Fringe Cinema broadcasts live…
Sadly we’ve had to cancel Pump Up The Volume
But we have replaced it with….
TEEN WOLF (PG) – Friday 27th February at 6.30pm
USA 1985 91 mins Dir: Rod Daniel
“Michael J Fox is back from the future in a NEW COMEDY” so ran the tagline for Teen Wolf! High school student Scott Howard is struggling at school, playing basketball in a losing team and now he finds out he has a particularly hirsute pedigree! He’s a teenager. He’s a werewolf. He’s TEEN WOLF!
Mean Girls (12A) – Friday 6th & Saturday 7th March
USA 2004 97 mins Dir: Mark S Waters
Lindsay Lohan’s shining moment in cinema, courtesy of a wicked script from Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock’s Tina Fey. Cady Heron is a member of the ‘A’ List clique at her new school until she falls for the ex-boyfriend of one of her classmates. Amanda Seyfield (Lovelace) made her screen debut in this, alongside Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert and, of course, Tina Fey.
Empire Records (12A) – Friday 20th & Saturday 21st March
USA 1995 85 mins Dir: Allan Moyle
A bunch of teens who work for the local independent record shop Empire Records, bond and fall out as they fight to save their store from being swallowed up by a larger chain. With Robin Tunney, Renee Zellweger, Liv Tyler, Ethan Embray and a killer soundtrack!
Fright Club goes to the teen slasher that redefined the genre with Wes Craven’s Scream…
Scream (18) – Friday 13th and Saturday 14th Februrary
USA 1996 111 mins Dir: Wes Craven
Do You Like Scary Movies? Seminal slasher Scream enters the last year as a teenager (19 this year) and what better time for Fright Club to resurrect Ghostface that as part of a teen season. One year after Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell)’s mother is killed, fresh bodies start to show up and soon the killer has Sydney in his sights!
PLUS – You Choose!!!!!
But we are not dictators telling you what teen films to see (although seriously go see all those films!). NO. We want to put the power back into your hands. You choose the teen movie to end our season on!
Vote what teen movie will end the TEENS RULE OK season at this link – HERE!