When her brother comes home from college and finds out what his sister has been up to to finance his education, he commits suicide. Cast: Ginny Simms, Tom Drake, Jane Night, Michael O'Shea, Russ Morgan. With the usual gang of kids and a mermaid named Lorelei. To repay the loan, she begins working as a library clerk. Cast: Jeremy Piven, Chris Young, David Spade, Megan Ward, Sarah Trigger, Jessica Walter.Beset by guilt, she slips farther down into the pit of marijuana addiction and despair. Songstress Ginny Simms stars as Vickie Peters, an unknown selected for stardom by radio deejay Mike Richards. Cast: Joanne Arnold, Timothy Farrell, Harry Keaton, Lou Monson, Mary Lou O'Connor, Mildred Kalke, Norman Stanley, Thelma Montgomery, Bernard Carroll. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. At first she hates it, but when challenged decides to master the Dewey Decimal System and become a great library clerk, while romancing a Lebanese falafel vendor and helping her roommate in his goal to become a professional DJ. Port Chester University (aka Politically Correct U) -- where the politically correct go head-to-head with the Party Animals, resulting in the rowdiest college comedy since "Animal House." 80 min. Cast: Al Giordano, Jeff Constan, Desi del Valle, John Connally, Eddie Daniels, Wendee Curtis, Shelly Volk and Helen Palladino. Cast: Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Rachel True.Special DVD features: All-new introduction by Mickey Rooney; commentary by historian John Fricke; vintage short "Hollywood daredevils"; classic cartoon "The early bird dood it"; "I got rhythm" stereo remix version; theatrical trailer ; Audio bonus: "Bronco busters" outtake. Gangs of rebellious teenagers have been using Nick Gordon's Merry-Go-Round Cafe as a staging ground for late night mischief. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Sara Haden, Bonita Granville. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. Instead, he impresses Birdie, a powerful gang leader who is assembling a team to compete in the neighborhood Shoot-Out contest, a high-stakes street basketball tournament for the bragging rights of the city. When the Kidabanessee Reservation in northern Ontario is shocked by a brutal murder of one of the residents, four teenagers find their friendships put to the ultimate test. Before she can enjoy a first date with her object of affection, there's an incest scene, a gang rumble of competing motorcyclists, a dream sequence and a plethora of odd twists and scenes of odder decor. vhs 957 Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life. The story of the troubled world of gay and lesbian teenagers who hang around empty parking structures and deserted car washes and agonize about drugs, sex, dating, suicide, violence, family and gay identity. The younger son, Marcos, is a sensitive 12-year-old who is forced to confront the ineluctable facts of his life - grinding poverty, back-breaking work, racism, hopelessness. Both boys are obsessed with the babysitter, as is the father of the children. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart. It's not easy being the most popular and glamorous girl at Beverly Hills High, yet somehow 15-year-old Cher manages, even finding time for extracurricular projects like finding a love match for her debate teacher and giving a dowdy friend a fashion makeover. Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney Vance, Robin Bartlett, Bruklin Harris.
Jerry Connelly, the parish priest sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence. The evils of loose living and "unbridled lust" in promoting syphilis are detailed in this campy, overacted story of a small-town beauty queen with hopes of making it big in the city who contracts a venereal disease. "Esper, the Renunciator: Teaching 'Bad' Movies to Good Students." In: Defining cult movies : the cultural politics of oppositional taste / edited by Mark Jancovich ... Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003. Complications come up for mother and daughter when they both find themselves seeing the same man and the daughter ends up falling into a prostitution ring while trying to visit her friend. Betty Compson and Wheeler Oakman run an escort bureau. Daisy's meteoric rise to stardom and even faster fade-out is chronicled in an incisive behind-the-scene tour of vintage Hollywood. Two would-be snow studs go undercover as a couple of snow bunnies to find out what girls want from men. Cast: Diane Conti, Joey Naudic, John Batis, Linda Gale. Fabian plays an art teacher who tries to help the kids while he falls for a hot blonde teacher who we find out later is a junkie-slut and the town dope dealer! This film also includes a side plot featuring a love story between two neighbors. Max Frost, a malcontented teen and famous rock star, is so popular that he helps elect a U. His first act is to have everyone over 30 carted off to internment camps as the kids take over the country. Three teenage friends convey the hilarity of their awkward sexual quest and the genuine pain of growing up during a summer vacation on Nattucket Island in 1942. Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Ronny Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips. "American graffiti: 1950's nostalgia and teenage androgyny" In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television New York : Harrington Park Press, c2006. Special features: Two original scenes with a new vocal soundtrack that were recently uncovered; "The 12 days of 'Black Christmas'" documentary featuring current interviews; separate interview segments with Olivia Hussey and Margot Kidder; midnight screening Q & A session with John Saxon, Bob Clark & Carl Zittrer. Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's. He manages to land a job at a toy company where he experiences the complications of being an adult, but eventually he begins to long for the simple joys of childhood. Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with huge hair, a big grin, and all the right moves, becomes the queen of Baltimore's number one dance revue. DVD 1575 John Waters: This Filthy World Philosopher of filth and reigning king of bad taste, writer-director of offensive cult classic films, John Waters presents an outstanding live one-man show that celebrates his origins of trash with his signature brand of irreverent humor. Among King's best friends are Little J, who is a gay prostitute; Greg, who is drug addicted capable of stealing to buy drugs with the dealer Ted; and the paralytic Manny. A black teenage girl living in Brooklyn dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty of the inner city. Cast: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Tia Carrere, Rob Lowe, Brian Doyle-Murry, Lara Flynn Boyle.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.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.