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    Sundance Review: ‘Promising Young Woman’ Delivers On Its Promise

    2020 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Film history is full of revenge stories, and so many of them center on victimized women. Whether it is a big strong man who must avenge his love’s honor, or a woman who fights back against her attackers, it’s a story that gets told again and again with, frankly, little variation. […] More

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    Danielle Macdonald and Jaboukie Young-White in Talks for Untitled Bo Burnham Pic

    Bo Burnham already has his next project in place. However, he will not be in the director’s chair this time around. Burnham has recently enjoyed success with “Eighth Grade,” winning the DGA for Best First-Time Feature in the process. But now, he’s going to act as a producer. According to Deadline Hollywood, he’ll produce a currently […] More

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    Detroit Film Critics Announce Winners, Top Prize Goes to ‘Eighth Grade’ & ‘Vice’ Earns Three Wins

    Earlier this week, the Detroit Film Critics announced their nominees for their best of 2018. A surprise to many was that “Eighth Grade” led the pack with 8 nominations. Today, the indie darling from A24 continued to gain momentum, winning three prizes including Best Picture. Perhaps the biggest surprise was a deserved win for Josh Hamilton. A24 was not […] More

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    OSCARS: Independent Spirit Award Submissions Confirmed with Major Guild Predictions Updated on the Circuit Hub

    The awards season is underway.  With less than a handful of films still unseen (at least in the context of the Best Picture run), we’re already past the halfway mark and the predictions reflect accordingly. On our new Circuit Hub, the new AwardsCircuit prediction tracker for all award shows. I wanted the site to reflect a […] More

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    New Blu-Ray/DVD Releases (10/09/18) – Relive ‘Eighth Grade’ All Over Again

    This week, all of your middle school memories come flooding back. Yes, “Eighth Grade” highlights the new releases hitting Blu-Ray and DVD. That film is far and away the best option today. Is it the only movie worth your time and money? Read on to find out! PICK OF THE WEEK “Eighth Grade” Bo Burnham […] More

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    Film Review: ‘Eighth Grade’ Painfully Recreates Middle School

    We all remember middle school. Some of you lucky folks might even remember it fondly. For most, however, it’s among the most awkward times of one’s life. Certainly, it represents a turning point in adolescence. The simplicity of elementary school is in the rearview mirror, while the intimidating world of high school is fast approaching. […] More

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    Sarasota Film Festival Review: ‘Eighth Grade’ is Emotionally and Visually Sincere

    Over the past few years, there has been quite the resurgence of the teen film. While John Hughes defined much of the 1980s, many filmmakers have contributed films to recent resurgence. Last “Lady Bird” found its way into a Best Picture lineup. “The Edge of Seventeen” and “Easy A” scored their lead actresses (Hailee Steinfeld and Emma Stone) […] More