Eighth Grade

Jan 19, 2018 R 1h 34m

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school —...

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 10 # of Reviews: 7

Overall Rating

9 / 10 Verdict: Great
Avg. Rating: 9 # of Ratings: 10 # of Reviews: 7

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Director: Bo Burnham



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  • Eighth Grade takes the coming-of-age exam and scores a stupendous “A-“. Middle school, the conception of adolescence through external influences, allows its pupils to explore their own personalities. To investigate what exactly defines them be... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: Being a young, impressionable teenager in the social media age is a terrifying and depressing prospect, and 'Eighth Grade,' broadcasts that brilliantly. It follows eighth-grader Kayla who's addicted to her phone and her bubbly YouTub... Read the full review »
  • Elite Reviewer
    It is hard to think of a movie that better encapsulates the thorny and tricky hormonal state of constant embarrassment that we call middle school. "Eighth Grade" takes a brutally honest, devastatingly relatable look at what it's like to grow up in... Read the full review »
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    5 / 10
    Just because “Eighth Grade” is a lauded indie doesn’t mean it’s a great film. Writer / Director Bo Burnham‘s intimate ode to early teenage angst at times feels like a documentary rather than a fictional narrative, making it just as awkwa... Read the full review »

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