For every flaw I struggled to find while I watched it with wide, wonder-filled eyes, each flaw was clearly justified. The only thing that bothers me is that if there is a sequel it will take at least 12 years before I get to see it.
From waking up at 6 a.m. for four straight years to the pressure of grades to friend drama, high school is not what I had thought it would be. So where do we get all these expectations from? The media and mainly cheesy high school movies.
Was it wrong for me as an elementary-schooler to assume that in high school I would be a twenty-something looking girl who wore high heels and broke out into song all the time, fearing not having a date to the dance and food fights?
I want to share the impacts of five of my favorite flicks from this sub-genre to remind you of their existences, and also to inspire you to look for something new within them. The following movies perfectly encapsulate what being a teenager is supposed to be, but never is.