Good but Awkward: ‘The Diary of Teenage Girl’ Is a Well-Done Movie That Isn’t for Everybody

A 15-year-old girl winds up in a relationship with her mother’s boyfriend—a man in his 30s—in The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a justifiably uncomfortable and nicely acted film from director-screenwriter Marielle Heller. Bel Powley is fantastic as Minnie, a dark, awkward teen living in San Francisco. She doodles strange things in her sketchbook and loses […]