A group of 1950s high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both economically and culturally.
- Leaving small town life in her dust, Adele moves wide eyed to New York City, and her best friend Sara stuck in their hometown. Separate for the first time in their lives, the film charts new relationships with boys, girls and eccentric old ladies.
- Reel 13 host Richard Pena and filmmaker Chioke Nassor discuss “How to Follow Strangers”Do you think that having one artist provide songs for a film, a la Simon & Garfunkel for THE GRADUATE, adds anything?Screenwriter Don Mankiewicz, a member of one of Hollywood’s most famous families and scribe of the Reel 13 Classic “I Want to Live!,” died at his home in Monrovia, California at 93.Reel 13 host Richard Pena discusses GONE WITH THE WIND’s enduring appeal with film critic Molly Haskell.In CHEERS FOR MISS BISHOP, Martha Scott ages 50 years. What is your favorite “aging” performance? Neal Gabler’s pick would be Orson Welles’s performance as Charles Foster Kane in CITIZEN KANE.Who was this country’s greatest movie actor? Neal Gabler thinks Marlon Brando stands alone.Richard Pena favors Cuarón’s A LITTLE PRINCESS.Richard Pena believes there are few scenes more powerful than the “people’s court” at the end of Fritz Lang’s M