Eighth Grade Trailer: Bo Burnham Takes On Social Media

For those who haven’t blocked out the painfully awkward experience that was middle school, Bo Burnham’s directorial debut, Eighth Grade is here to remind you of just how awful it really was. Thing is, it’s even more difficult for kids in middle school today because they have to deal with social media, and all the pains and heartbreak and pressure it brings with it.

Eighth Grade made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival and was immediately a break out success. It’s already been picked up by Lady Bird distributor A24, which isn’t surprising as both films bring a realism to the human experience that is growing up that is rarely captured so poignantly in movie storytelling. The movie follows 13 year old Kayla Day, played by the very talented Elsie Fisher as she embarks on her last week of eighth grade. It’s a frightening time for ...

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