Steven E. Alford is a professor of Humanities at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
 
 

COMING OF AGE

 

  • The Yearling (46)
  • East of Eden (55)
  • Rebel Without a Cause (55)
  • The 400 Blows (59)
  • Splendor in the Grass (61)
  • You're a Big Boy Now (66)
  • The Graduate (67)
  • Last Summer (69)
  • The Last Picture Show (71)
  • Carnal Knowledge (71)
  • Murmur of the Heart (71)
  • American Graffiti (73)
  • Amarcord (74)
  • Breaking Away (79)
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High (82)
  • Diner (82)
  • Valley Girl (83)
  • Careful, He Might Hear You (83)
  • Fanny and Alexander (83)
  • The Outsiders (83)
  • Rumble Fish (83)
  • My Life as a Dog (85)
  • Smooth Talk (85)
  • The River's Edge (86)
  • Platoon (86)
  • Stand By Me (87)
  • The Year My Voice Broke (87)
  • Empire of the Sun (87)
  • Au Revoir Les Enfants (87)
  • Hope and Glory (87)
  • Pelle the Conqueror (88)
  • Say Anything (89)
  • Edward Scissorhands (90)
  • Toto le Hero (91)
  • A Bronx Tale (93)
  • The Scent of Green Papaya (93)
  • This Boy's Life (93)
  • Circle of Friends (94)
  • Muriel's Wedding (94)
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse (95)
  • Good Will Hunting (98)
  • Virgin Suicides, The (99)
  • Almost Famous (2000)
  • Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001)
  • About a Boy (2002)
  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Spring (2003)
  • Into the Wild (2007)
  • Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
  • An Education (2009)
  • Hanna (2011)