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Movie Review: Middle School Angst Finds New Life in Bo Burnham's 'Eighth Grade' 

click to enlarge SCREEN SCENE Fisher plays a middle schooler who feels safer online than off- in Burnham’s powerful, sensitive debut feature.

SCREEN SCENE Fisher plays a middle schooler who feels safer online than off- in Burnham’s powerful, sensitive debut feature.

The original print version of this article was headlined "Eighth Grade"

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Eighth Grade
Rated R · 94 min. · 2018
Official Site: eighthgrade.movie
Director: Bo Burnham
Writer: Bo Burnham
Cast: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Phoebe Amirault and Daniel Zolghadri

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Margot Harrison

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Margot Harrison is the Associate Editor at Seven Days; she coordinates literary and film coverage. In 2005, she won the John D. Donoghue award for arts criticism from the Vermont Press Association.

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