22 years of love for film
A gentle yet powerful reminder that I was not the only adolescent girl to experience the feeling of wanting to be anybody but yourself.
Bo Burnham's debut film, Eighth Grade, creates a dangerously immersive experience that rapidly attacks the darkest memories of your teenage years. As Kayla attempts to close her middle school chapter and move on to her high school one, she grapples with a blurred sense of identity (a very painfully relatable theme). From creating and relying on…