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‘Eighth Grade’: Sign Up For Free Tickets to Special Advance Screenings of Bo Burnham’s Indie

Writer and director Bo Burnham is making his directorial debut this summer with “Eighth Grade,” which stars and Elsie Fisher and Josh Hamilton. The film follows Kayla (Fisher), a teen trying to survive the last week of eighth grade before heading off to high school.Read More: ‘Eighth Grade’ Review: Bo Burnham’s Directorial Debut Is An […]

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BAMcinemaFest Announces 2018 Lineup, Including ‘Madeline’s Madeline’ and ‘Sorry to Bother You’

Bam has announced the lineup for the 10th annual BAMcinemaFest, which takes place June 20–July 1. The festival will open with Boots Riley’s “Sorry to Bother You” and end with Josephine Decker’s “Madeline’s Madeline,” with Debra Granik’s “Leave No Trace,” Bo Burnham’s “Eighth Grade,” and many more playing in between.In a message shared exclusively with […]

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Female Filmmakers Center Stage at Sundance Film Festival London

Seven of the dozen films screening at Sundance Film Festival: London 2018 are directed by women as the U.K. edition of the indie festival puts female filmmakers center stage.The selection includes the U.K. premieres of Desiree Akhavan’s “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” (pictured), Crystal Moselle’s “Skate Kitchen,” and the international premiere of Augustine Frizzel’s “Never […]

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‘Eighth Grade’ Trailer Introduces Bo Burnham’s Delightfully Awkward Coming of Age Comedy

One of the breakout hits from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in January was the coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade. Marking the directorial debut of YouTube star-turned-professional comedian Bo Burnham, the film throws us right into the middle of the final week of the last year of middle school for Kayla Day (played spectacularly by Elsie […]

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