India, Aug. 23 -- Chemical HeartsDirector - Richard TanneCast - Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams

Chemical Hearts is a movie about impermanence, about the complexity of human emotion and the equally messy desire to make sense of it. As far as high-school melodramas go, it's among the finest in many years -- a film that doesn't look at the teen experience with derision, and dares to invoke Spike Lee.

There was a time, not so long ago, when Hollywood watched Twilight mint millions and decided that its success signalled a new dawn for young adult movies. And so it threw everything at the wall, hoping that something - it didn't really matter what - sticks. You'd be surprised how many potential YA franchises were abandoned after first instalments...