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I'd have to say that I've never really liked the so-called "teen" films of the past few decades. They've never portrayed teenagers in a really interesting or positive way. Some of the characters in those films you can relate to, but most are just mindless stereotypes that seem completely alien to me. With Dazed and Confused, it's the other way around. There are a couple of cliches, like the class stoner (a very funny Rory Cochrane), but most of them seem like living breathing human beings, rather than a bunch of made-up dummies. Most of the cast (Wiggins, Cochrane, London) are excellent. The dialogue is superb. This isn't a great film for people who look back on the 70's as a nostalgic time, but then this is more honest then the usual dippy teen fare (Clueless, Beverly Hills, 90210) that's come out for the moment!