In these times, we're no longer looking for prestige viewing. It's too upsetting. What most of us long for is a big comfort-watch. And there's nothing more comforting than a swoony, cringey, hilarious teen movie. It's hard to pin down why these movies are so comforting. The best teen movies on Netflix do some of these, if not all.
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Even if the industry still has a long way to go — for instance, the major issue of whitewashing or casting white actors in Asian roles — it's comforting to watch these young stars kill it on the big screen. From Fresh Off the Boat 's modern Asian family to the majority-Asian cast in Crazy Rich Asians , the importance of appealing to all audiences is finally starting to become a priority for producers. And it's about time. Representation matters! Hollywood, are you listening?
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Some of these films are targeted at adults as well as teenagers. Teen films have been a trope of the cinema industry that grew in popularity in the s. Because of the boom in teen viewers, drive-in movie theaters were also very popular. Recently, online streaming services such as Netflix have created a resurgence in the "tween" and teenage-oriented film.
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