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Teen Gets Couple Banned From Local Babysitters After They Reneged On An Agreement They Had Made

Going on a “workcation” can be a great way to see a new place while still being able to earn some extra cash. As long as your work is always completed, there’s nothing wrong with spending your evenings and days off relaxing by the beach.So when one teen decided to go on vacation with her neighbors to work as their nanny, she assumed that her free days would be available for whatever she wanted to do. Unfortunately, however, the parents had a different plan in mind. Below, you’ll find the full story of how the trip took…

Teen Wonders If She’s Wrong For Refusing To Babysit For Mom Who Took Advantage Of Her Last Time

Babysitting is often one of the first jobs a teenager can have. It provides the teen with flexible hours and a way to make money without having to commit to a company, and it allows parents an opportunity to go out for date night or have some time away from their little ones without needing to coordinate with a friend or family member.But just because babysitting can benefit both families and sitters doesn’t mean teens are immune to being taken advantage of. Below, you’ll find a story that was recently shared on Reddit,…

Drama Ensues After Teen Threatens To Move Out Because Of Pregnant Sister’s Tantrums

Blended families come with change; one minute it’s you and your immediate family, next minute this immediate family expands to a new set of people. Now all of a sudden, you might have to share a room and sometimes even outfits. It could be a bit uncomfortable, even for the most accommodating person. This poster had to deal with one of these changes when her stepsister got pregnant and her parents expected her to be accommodating even though she already was. This kept going on until she reached her breaking point –…

The US military is embedded in the gaming world. Its target: teen recruits | US military

In a small room tucked into a US navy facility outside Memphis, Tennessee, uniformed personnel sit hunched over monitors, their eyes focused on screens as they speak into headsets with clipped efficiency. Computer towers and glowing red keyboards crowd their desks. This is top-of-the-line gear, used for executing combat missions and coordinating strategy – but not with fleets stationed across the world. These sailors are playing video games. On the other end of their headsets and screens are young gamers they hope to…

After Mean Girls, 6+ Teen Comedies I’d Like To See Get The Musical Treatment

Mean Girls joined the rare club of movies that became musicals and then became musical movies. It’s a very small list that includes The Color Purple, Hairspray, Matilda, and Little Shop of Horrors. However, I want this list to grow. There is an abundance of entertaining movies that could become exciting musical movies. Specifically, many teen comedies could be amazing musicals.The updated film performed well at the box office and, despite some mixed feelings, it generally had positive reviews. Hollywood needs to increase…

9 Teen Horror Movies To Watch After Checking Out Lisa Frankenstein

Anyone else already missing spooky season? Luckily for us, there are some exciting upcoming horror movies coming out in the meantime, starting with Lisa Frankenstein. The latest of the 2024 movies is not only a horror movie, but a twisted spin on the romantic comedy genre too. It stars Kathryn Newton, Cole Sprouse and Carla Gugino, and comes from writer Diablo Cody and director Zelda Williams. If Lisa Frankenstein was your jam, it’s time to keep the blood splatters going with these recommendations of more teen horror…

‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Is Less a Teen Horror Comedy and More a Cosplay of One, and It’s Not a Great Look

When it comes to reviewing films as honestly as possible, two of the most important things to keep in mind is that the work should be measured against the best possible version of itself, and that the best version of itself tends to reveal itself in tandem with the actual version of itself. Lisa Frankenstein is severely disinterested in these parameters, which is to say that it doesn’t have much of a self at all, let alone any sort of blueprint for the best possible version of itself. Indeed, despite flashes of solid…

Taylor Swift takes legal action against teen tracking flights

Taylor Swift has bad blood with a Florida student behind several social media accounts dedicated to tracking celebrity private jets and their flight emissions. Jack Sweeney, a student at the University of Central Florida, received a cease-and-desist letter in December from the “Look What You Made Me Do” singer’s legal team alleging he “engaged in stalking and harassing behavior” by publishing “real-time and precise information” about the singer’s whereabouts. Sweeney published details about Swift’s flights — including…

Diablo Cody and Zelda Williams Bonded Over Teen Rage for Lisa Frankenstein

Teen romance isn’t dead anymore in Zelda Williams’ Lisa Frankenstein, the first-time feature filmmaker’s dark horror comedy. Written by Diablo Cody, it stars Kathryn Newton (Freaky) as a high schooler who spends her time hanging with the dead in a local cemetery. When lightning strikes the tomb of her favorite bachelor, it cracks open—and the suddenly living corpse played by Cole Sprouse (Riverdale) makes his way to woo Lisa.Lisa Frankenstein's Crew on Casting the Right Stars Lisa Frankenstein is a hyper-violent (yet…

The Iron Claw: Meet the wrestlers who transformed Zac Efron from teen hunk to brutal body-slammer

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeThere’s an inherent challenge when making a biopic about a great performer: how does the recreation of their art compare to the real thing? Movies such as Bohemian Rhapsody devote lavish attention to Freddie Mercury’s most iconic performances, while other biopics, like, say Love & Mercy (Brian Wilson) or Control (Ian Curtis) sidestep the artist’s work to focus on their interior…