Project Shanks Monday Night Movie: Edge of Seventeen (1998)

By John Baggett
PSDC Pop Culture Guru

Project Shanks Monday Night Movie Pride Month Edition: Edge of Seventeen

Rating: **** (out of 5)

Growing up is hard, which is why the coming of age film is so important to cinema. Films like The Breakfast Club, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (I know it’s a book), and the upcoming Dope help teenage audiences find characters to identify with and older audiences a fond look back on what it was like to grow up. So in this edition of my Pride Month articles I’m taking on a film that deals with the pains of growing up and realizing you’re gay, the 1998 comedy Edge of Seventeen. [Read more…]