Like my white friends, I learned how to be a proper teenager through movies – except for most of the films I watched didn't have any real black characters.
Amy Heckerling's iconic retelling of Jane Austen's "Emma" remains timeless for its inventive language, deftly created characters, and iconic costume design.
It looks like we're about to get musical remakes of Mean Girls, Clueless and The OC. It's a lazy, cynical cash-grab, but we're just as much to blame as those behind the shows.
"It wasn’t like, 'I dropped out of college, Mom. I’m gonna be a dancer.'"