Young Adult

Film 

INTERVIEW: MEKHI PHIFER TALKS ‘DIVERGENT’

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Hey, can somebody please pen a letter to the future and tell them they can save 15 percent or more on their post-apocalyptic weaponry by switching to ol’ fashioned bullets? Continue reading

Comics 

EARTH PRIME TIME TIME: GENE LEUN YANG [INTERVIEW]

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This Thursday at the Brattle Theatre, Gene Luen Yang discusses Boxers and Saintshis latest two-volume work from First Second Books. Joining him for the discussion is author M.T. Anderson. The two books tell the story of the Boxer Rebellion from the different perspectives of Bao and Four-Girl. Boxers and Saints illustrates how how Eastern and Western spirits can color the experience of those growing up and getting involved in a conflict of different cultures. Gene was kind enough to tell us a bit about the book, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Green Turtle, and what we can expect on Thursday.

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Film 

YOUNG ADULT: NOT FOR _ADULT_ ADULTS

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That Young Adult isn’t a bowl-you-over kind of movie is actually perfect, in that the dull, “meh” feeling you get is exactly how half of these characters feel about their lives. Continue reading