See This Now: ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’

Every now and then, contemporary popular culture yields a work that proves coming of age tales can be done without agonizing clich├ęs and melodramatic urgencies; that maybe…just maybe, a “teen movie” doesn’t have to be so juvenile after all. Last year’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a shining example of a story brave…