Tag: Ira Sachs

15 Must-See Coming Of Age Films Of 2016

Every year there are films that point out to the common themes of loneliness, alienation & human connection. There were also stories that anchor a protagonist(s) freeing away from the shackles of the society, leading their own way into solace. As I look back at the year that went by, I couldn’t help myself from pointing out these 15 films that have the recurring theme of coming-of-age slowly tucked under them.

Little Men [2016] : Life goes on

“Gentrification is a hostile act, an exploitation of communities, and something to be resisted” – Boyz N the Hood ‘Indie’ films are usually not crippled by any external factor (read Production house,…

Little Men [2016]: Of lost innocence amidst mature folks

Ira Sachs has a knack for telling extremely personal and immensely moving New York stories about an average, everyday guy. This film is no exception either, a complex family drama shrouded by a heartwarmingly delicate coming-of-age story about two polar opposite yet eminently ambitious teenagers. Little Men delves into the psyche of two families dealing with the ever-so-evolving dilemma of the gentrification in the New York suburbs.