Original views on life in rural America
January 21, 2021
If I asked you to name four movies that define your teenage years, what would be your response?
In the past two weeks, I’ve seen social media posts asking individuals to select four films they identify with from their teen years.
Naming four would be a snap if I grew up in the 1980s ... “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast Club,” “Karate Kid,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” Those ‘80s comedies celebrated teen angst at its best and provided comic relief.
Movies from my era, a decade prior, ran the gamut from classic horror flicks - like “Alien” or “Halloween” - to w...