I’ll start this article by providing a quick warning: I love Batman. My obsession for the Caped Crusader has stuck with me throughout my childhood despite the traumatizing effects of George Clooney’s nipples in “Batman Forever.” The Dark Knight is one of my favorite topics of discussion and I’ve dressed up as Batman for Halloween multiple times, including this year.

As the cold weather sets in and final exams loom in the future, a lot of us might feel rundown and overtired from the onset of cold weather combined with a heavy workload. Managing stress can be difficult, especially when it is challenging to find time to relax and unwind. Eating a good diet, exercising and getting enough sleep are all important components to maintaining a healthy balance during this part of the semester, but often we have to sacrifice at least one of these things because we just don’t have enough time to get everything done.

It seems that every generation has had their own “teen” or coming-of-age films. Many of the most memorable movies from those genres were released in the 1980s and 1990s — movies that celebrated fun and frivolity and youth while still being at least somewhat poignant. What happened? Very few memorable films about young adults have hit theaters in the past ten years or so, and fewer still have proved to possess staying power or enduring popularity. What qualities do the so-called “teen movies” of the eighties and nineties have that make them so enjoyable to watch again and again?