Here are 30 of the best films about those formative years most of us spend a lifetime trying to forget. Theater geeks, or anyone to ever appear in a school play, can relate to the highs and lows our teenage cast suffers as the competition gets harder the closer they get to graduation. Alan Parker directs, giving the film an unflinching if, at times, overstated portrayal of young performers and the toll chasing their ambitions have on themselves and the relationships most important to them.
I loved the s, the era when I was a teen. A time when 'Apple' was something you ate and 'Windows' were mainly for staring out of, especially at school! Getting ready to go out to the sounds of Whitney Houston, Spandau Ballet, Michael Jackson even had his poster on my wall when he looked like he should all on vinyl, to name but a few.
Emma Stone utters these words in teen comedy Easy Amade indecades after the heyday of John Hughes had passed. Why is that? What is it about these films that gives them such an enduring quality?
I am also thankful for what we did not have back in the day -- modern-day conveniences that would have gotten me into even deeper trouble than I was usually in. I gotta admit, I didn't give my parents the easiest time. I wasn't bad, like Juvie bad, but I wasn't especially good.
Oh, your dial-up internet took a long time to start up, did it? Boo-frickety-hoo… try getting through life without the internet at all, you spoilt little brats. Try living in…the 80s.
Having to walk to the video shop to rent a film, fiddling with your TV aerial for hours to get a better signal - and writing hand written essays until your hand hurt are among a list of things modern teens will NEVER have to experience, according to their parents. Researchers surveyed parents who were teenagers themselves in the 80s and 90s and found being a teen today is a breeze compared to what they had to endure. Having only four TV channels emerged as the biggest gripe about being a youngster back in the day 76 percentwith having to venture out to a video shop to rent a movie 72 percent second on the list of complaints.
What did a cool kid in the s look like? If you imagined Ferris Bueller, or Jennifer Beals wearing an oversized sweatshirt in Flashdanceyou hit the nail on the head. Was your perm big enough?
Posted By Emily Rokke on Mar 9, 0 comments. In fact, as long as you were home by the time the street lights came on, you were good to go. Riding bikes was very popular and for lots of 80s kids this was how they got around.