Coming of Age Week: The Harrow gets growed up

Monday we start Coming of Age week wherein us as a staff will write about growing up as humans. Reviews of films about the subject and perhaps an opinion piece, maybe a Podcast. Come back here in a week to read all of them.

School of Rock Review

Up until the other night, I had never before seen School of rock. As soon as I started watching it, I realized that I had made one of the biggest mistakes of my life by not yet seeing it. Since I am a huge fan of classic rock and metal, it seemed like this movie was made specifically for me. School of Rock was funny, charming, full of heart, contained lots of homages and references to a lot of my favorite bands and I haven’t had that much pure enjoyment from a movie in a very long time… (Full Review)

 

Spirited Away Review : A Coming-of-age (Week) Among the Spirits

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“Spirited Away” is a 2001 animated film directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It is critically acclaimed as one of the best, if not the best-animated film of all-time. It’s undoubtedly a masterpiece of storytelling, a beautiful surrealist story, and I’ll maybe call it my favorite film ever depending on what day of the week it is. Most of all, “Spirited Away” is a fantastic, universal coming-of-age story, one of the greatest ever … (Full Review)

 

Gen X then & later (Coming of Age week): Revisiting Clerks and Clerks 2

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I love a good coming of age story. Who doesn’t? But as I get older, I look back and realize that most films in this particular genre only encompass that transition from late teens too early twenties, or that period of time right after college. While those stories spoke to me then, I’ve since gained ten years on both … (Full Review)

 

The Fandom Paradox (Coming of Age Week)

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Nerddom is often divided into clans, even within something like comics you’ll find divisions. You’ll get hardcore DC fans, ride or die Marvel fans and diehard indie comics, even within that you have subdivisions that people swear by. All of these ‘clans’ have their purpose, everyone needs somewhere to belong and us nerds are no exception, especially given the more niche nature of our interests.  But do these groups cause more trouble … (Full Review)

 

Video Game Hour Episode 4: Do You Remember Your First Platform? (Coming of Age Week)

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This week on Video Game Hour Connor, Hunter. and Twitter’s own @TheAllanMuir sit down at the proverbial table to talk about their own childhood Video Game Platforms and first games they … (Full Review)

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