They are listed by title, and if known year of release, and all have descriptions. List of the latest coming-of-age movies in 2019 and the best coming-of-age movies of 2018 & the 2010's. Documentarian Kate Novack’s latest follows André Leon Talley through his upbringing, education, and early career with commentary from industry icons Anna Wintour, Tom Ford, Marc Jabobs, Fran Lebowitz, Valentino Garavani and more. ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ (1986) – John Hughes, “Bueller? More than 70 years later, Warning: This story contains a spoiler from the Princess Switch sequel. From segregated, Jim Crow North Carolina to the halls of Condé Nast, The Gospel According to André profiles an unmistakably original figure in fashion. It’s the story of the creation of Orlando, but it’s also the story of Virginia using her profound genius to overcome an experience that we might presume, on the face of it, would overwhelm her. Copyright © 2020 by WTOP. All rights reserved. 21. Documentary filmmaker Ondi Timoner centers the iconic artist Robert Mapplethorpe (Matt Smith) in her first scripted biographical drama, illuminating the life of one of gay art’s most prized and controversial provocateurs. ‘Dead Poets Society’ (1989) – Peter Weir, Robin Williams was the teacher we all wished to have, causing Ethan Hawke to stand on his desk to say, “Captain, my captain!”, 15. Hulu’s newest horror-thriller is one of the streamer’s scariest original offering, Streaming services pump out shows with 25-minute episode at such a rapid pace that it’s impossible to keep up. Watch PRIDE's Monica Rodman interview Conley above. Set against the streets of Nairobi, Kenya, young Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) is a talented student and very much a tomboy. Who’s afraid of a biographical romance between Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf? River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, Corey Feldman and Jerry O’Connell are etched in time as four friends searching for a dead body in Rob Reiner’s adaptation of the Stephen King short story “The Body.”. “Don’t you forget about” this Brat Pack classic that allowed John Hughes to break down high-school cliques. 20. Jason Fraley | @JFrayWTOP. Literary legend Oscar Wilde (Rupert Everett) comes to life in the historical drama based around his affair with Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas (Colin Morgan). While you wait, we recommend reading OUT's Chris Thomas in coversation with Smith on fame, fisting, and finding beauty in the "obscene". 12. Greg (Jim Parsons) and Alex Wheeler (Clare Danes) are the parents of “gender-expansive” Jake (Leo James Davis), a child encouraged to explore non-binary inclinations by both supportive parents and preschool teacher Judy (Octavia Spencer). The sexual awakening of a young train dispatcher is one of the definitive films from the Czech New Wave. “You’re tearing me apart!” A posthumous James Dean wooed Natalie Wood with “chickie races” and planetarium visits. No trailer just yet for this one, and its original 2018 release no longer looks tenable—a Feb. Instagram update from Dolan announcing Jessica Chastain's departure from the film also noted that its length at the time was four hours long. Not seeing your favorite movie? Two Mexican teens embark on a road trip with a stranger in this coming-of-age masterpiece that put Alfonso Cuaron on the map. ‘Splendor in the Grass’ (1961) – Elia Kazan. Fans of the book can expect devotion to the source text, according to a Sundance interview with director Jeremiah Zagar, and some critics are already comparing the film to Oscar winner Moonlight. ‘The 400 Blows’ (1959) – Francois Truffaut. Winer of the 2018 Palme d’Or at Cannes, Sorry Angel or Plaire, aimer et courir vite, is a touching story of love in early '90s France. 9. Likely embued with the same stylistic decadence of Xavier Dolan’s previous work, his latest centers around “written correspondence” the young actor shared with Harrington’s Donovan, “as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives,” according to the director.