Eighth Grade
First screened in July 2018
Director: Bo Burnham. Cast: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Luke Prael, Emily Robinson, Daniel Zolghadri, Imani Lewis, Catherine Oliviere, Nora Mullins, Missy Yager. Screenplay: Kimberly Reed and Jay Arthur Sterrenberg.

Twitter Capsule: Less interested in plot than in conjuring awkward, nascent, poignant subjectivity. Fisher, Hamilton both spectacular.

VOR:   Without quite aiming to reinvent its genre, finds several fresh perspectives and techniques to illuminate a young woman's affects and headspace.



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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+


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