The Edge of Seventeen (2017)
First screened in January 2017
Director: Kelly Fremon Craig. Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Hayden Szeto, Woody Harrelson, Alexander Calvert, Eric Keenleyside, Nesta Cooper, Daniel Bacon. Screenplay: Kelly Fremon Craig.

Twitter Capsule: Somebody brought it on again. Somebody found a seventeenth candle. But she also made a movie wholly her own.

VOR:   So beautifully written and brightly acted, and so superior to most films of its ilk, that it's tempting to honor as a very rare bird indeed.

Photo © 2016 STX Entertainment/Gracie Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Hailee Steinfeld

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best First Feature (tie)

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