The Next Reel Film Podcast

When the movie ends, our conversation begins

The Next Reel Film Podcast

When the movie ends, our conversation begins

The Great Teen Movie

From Sutter and Aimee in James Ponsoldt’s ‘The Spectacular Now’ to Joe, Patrick, and Biaggio in Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ ‘The Kings of Summer’ to Greg and Rachel in Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,’ the last two years have been a boon to those of us of a certain age with a hankering to rekindle the spirit of the great teen movie of our youth. But this batch is different, not better or worse, but certainly of a different age, for a different age.

This week on Three of a Kind, Steve Sarmento ties together three films with a common thread, and takes us on a trip back to high school.