Evan and Seth will no longer see one another when the former departs for prestigious Dartmouth while the latter attends a state college; Seth's resentment simmers away throughout the action, though for now he has his sights set on sex. When the pace flags, we can still count on pick-me-ups like Ledger's marvellous karaoke showstopper which he performs with the zeal of an early Steve Martin routine. Here the Guardian and Observer critics pick their 10 best. She plays Cher, the spoilt but basically good-hearted LA princess: I'm straight but I've fallen in love with a girl. John Hughes' uncanny ability to tap into teen emotion, then package it in an irresistibly commercial way, was never better employed than here. With The Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up certified hits, the Judd Apatow express was already rolling at full speed by the time Superbad, a comedy aimed at a younger demographic, appeared on cinema screens.
On a practical level, it may feel bizarre at first to hold a girl's hand in the street or kiss in public.
I’m straight but I’ve fallen for a girl
If he provides the booze for a party being held by the object of his affection, then he reckons he'll get to sleep with her. Billed as "a brass-knuckle punch in its startling revelation of teenage savages" and based on the book of the same name by Evan Hunter — aka crime writer Ed McBain — who drew on his own experiences as a teacher in the Bronx — Blackboard Jungle ushered in the age of the teenage delinquent. As for the lucky girl, be honest with her from the off about what you can and cannot do, the rhythm and speed that you're capable of. Heathers arrived in the late 80s and promptly killed the John Hughes teen movie stone dead. In Clueless, year-old Alicia Silverstone found the lead role of a lifetime, showing matchless style and comedy skill, though afterwards never quite found the career path it all appeared to promise. Josh is a college student into trendy liberal causes and droning "complaint rock".