The Party Crashers

In most juvenile delinquent films I’ve encountered, the parents are usually pretty run-of-the-mill.  They’re usually a bit strict, and perhaps not as tuned in to their troubled teens as they should be.  It certainly wasn’t the “everyone over 30 is stupid” type vibe that ruled the teen films of my era, the 80’s.  But in…

Young and Dangerous

I’ve shared several times about the fondness I have for the juvenile delinquent films of the 50’s.  They try, oh so slyly, to disguise themselves as exposing the dangers of letting your teens run wild, but they really just use that as an excuse to show the sort of nastiness that puts butts in seats.…