Eighth Grade


The 50 Best Coming of Age Movies Ever

Nobody ever asked to grow up, but we all do, and then we watch movies about it. Read More

A Big WGA Win for ‘Eighth Grade’ and What It Says About The Oscars

With Bo Burnham's Writer's Guild Awards win for 'Eighth Grade,' the Oscars writing category seems to be further from relevance… Read More

The Relatability of ‘Eighth Grade’

Is being a vlogger therapeutic? According to 'Eighth Grade', yes. Read More

Investigating the Use of Smartphones in Popular Movies

Watch a video essay that examines the surprisingly minor use of smartphones in last year's biggest movies. Read More

The Pop Culture Winners and Losers of 2018

From 'Black Panther' to Filmstruck ending its service, 2018 was filled with Winners and Losers. Read More

The Best New Movie Characters of 2018

These characters, all introduced on the big screen for the first time this year, were instantly iconic. Read More

The Best Breakout Performances of 2018

With these actors on the horizon, the future looks very bright indeed. Read More

Gotham Awards Nominees Hint at Unexpected Indie Contenders in the Oscars Race

Among the already-established indie favorites this year, Eighth Grade and Hereditary are underdogs that could go far. Read More

Here’s To The Nervous Young Heroines of 2018

The shy girls inherit the earth in ‘Eighth Grade’ and ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Read More

How the Funny Adults of ‘Eighth Grade’ Help Make It a Great Coming of Age Film

The adults of this teen tale have more to offer the movie than just laughs. Read More