Juno and Her Baby … A Different Sort of Teen Pregnancy


Is "Juno" – which attained hip cachet first and then scored big with a boatload of Oscar nominations – "a coming-of-age movie made with idiosyncratic charm and not a single false note," as the New Yorker's David Denby writes. Almost. Maybe, times are different now, but when I was in high school, having a 16-year-old pregnant girl among us would present all sorts of problems for the girl and for her peers. Not everyone would be as kind or blase about it as are the high schoolers in Jason Reitman's film.

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