Critical Thinking Review

There are plenty of movies where inner-city kids with troubled lives get inspired by their teachers. But you’ve never seen one like Critical Thinking, which takes that formula and puts a different kind of intellectual twist on it by focusing on a group of Black and Latinx kids in 1998 who were determined to become national chess champions. In the face of underwhelming support by school administrators, troubled family dynamics, and a world that never gives them the opportunities they deserve, these kids were driven to be better than the criminals or underachievers everyone expected them to be. And it’s all thanks to a teacher who never gave up on them. Read More »

never have i ever trailer

Mindy Kaling has ruled the romantic-comedy TV landscape lately, with her acclaimed Four Weddings and a Funeral reboot, which followed her fun but uneven comedy series The Mindy Project. But now she’s tackling girlhood, and all the ups and downs that come with it, in the Netflix comedy series Never Have I Ever. More specifically, her own girlhood, as an Indian-American teen growing up in suburban Massachusetts. Newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishnan plays Devi, a fictionalized version of Kaling, who introduces herself to her family’s altar of Hindu gods (and to us) in the first Never Have I Ever teaser.

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Are You There God It's Me Margaret movie

Lionsgate has answered the prayers of Judy Blume fans who have been long awaiting a feature film adaptation of Blume’s coming-of-age classic Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret. The studio has won a multi-studio and streamer auction for the rights to the Are You There God It’s Me Margaret movie, which will be directed by The Edge of Seventeen‘s Kelly Fremon Craig.

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i am not okay with this sneak peek

Netflix has released a sneak peek at I Am Not Okay With This, a teen dark comedy that seems manufactured in a laboratory to be the perfect Netflix series. It stars: check. Awkward youths navigating teen angst and grief: check. Secret superpowers: check. Based on a comic from Chuck Forsman, who also created the source material for The End of the F***ing World, produced by the folks behind Stranger Things, and created by the team behind Netflix’s own The End of the F***ing World adaptation, Netflix seems like it has it in the bag with I Am Not Okay With This, which drops on the streaming service today. But if you’re still unsure, watch the I Am Not Okay With This sneak peek below.

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betty trailer

He was a boy, she was a girl, can I make it any more obvious? She became a skilled skateboarder and formed a close-knit group of female skater friends who navigate the male-dominated world of skateboarding. It’s a story that director Crystal Moselle first told in the 2018 Sundance hit Skate Kitchen, which serves as the inspiration for the upcoming female-led skateboarding comedy Betty on HBO. Watch the Betty trailer below.

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love simon tv series moved to hulu

The Love, Simon TV series has a new streaming home and a new name. The half-hour comedy series based on the 2018 teen LGBTQ romantic-comedy has now been moved from Disney+ to Hulu, with the new title Love, Victor, named after the show’s new protagonist. Love, Victor, which will premiere on Hulu during Pride Month this year, was initially set to debut on Disney+, but was reportedly deemed inappropriate for the family-friendly streaming service.

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I Am Not Okay With This Trailer

If you’ve had enough of big screen superheroes lately, maybe you’d like an origin story for one that feels more like a John Hughes high school movie with all the teenage trials and tribulations you can handle. That’s what Netflix is hoping with their new series I Am Not Okay With This, based on Charles Forsman‘s graphic novel of the same name.

IT franchise star Sophia Lillis leads the series as Sydney, an introverted, disaffected teenage girl who not only has to deal with all the nonsense of high school, but suddenly starts developing superpowers. You know, that old chestnut. See how that goes for Sydney in the new I Am Not Okay With This trailer released by Netflix below. Read More »

to all the boys 3

What happens after happily ever after? A lot of growing up, according to To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You star Lana Condor. The naive protagonist of the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before will write her final letter with To All the Boys 3, which has already wrapped filming, according to Condor.

But after all the rom-com shenanigans that Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky went through in the past two films, where does that leave them in the third and final To All the Boys film? Condor teased what Lara Jean will be going through and the growing up she does in her senior year of high school, with new To All the Boys 3 details.

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to all the boys i've loved before free

Netflix is practicing the art of seduction ahead of Valentine’s Day. The streaming giant is courting new subscribers by making one of its biggest hits of 2018, the teen rom-com sensation To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, available to watch for free for non-subscribers. It’s part of a strategy to lure in new subscribers who want to watch the equally gushing sequel To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, which debuted on Netflix yesterday.

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Netflix Renews ‘Sex Education’ For Season 3

sex education season 3

Netflix is staying in school for another season of Sex Education. The streaming giant wants us to keep talking about Sex, baby, renewing the British teen comedy for a third season. The Sex Education season 3 renewal comes a month after the second season debuted on Netflix to critical acclaim, cementing the Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson-starring series as a breakout hit for the streaming service.

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