Bo Burnham

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Eighth Grade: A humane film that recognises there is kindness among the jabbering hostility

It’s the time of year when we invite people to say: “Was that this year? It seems like ages since that came out.” There will be a little less of that(...)

New this week: Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in Men in Black: International

ALADDIN ★★☆☆☆ Directed by Guy Ritchie. Starring Mena Massoud, Will Smith, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad The ongoing campai(...)

Eighth Grade excelsas a character study of singular sensitivity.

It’s too early to identify a new movement, but a number of recent films are daring to suggest that the American high school (and junior high school, w(...)

Elsie Fisher and Jake Ryan in Eighth Grade, Bo Burnham’s hilarious, charming, clever coming-of-age tale, the best film about teen angst since Edge of Seventeen. Photograph: A24

YouTube was new, only two years old in fact, when lanky 16-year-old Bo Burnham uploaded a memorable video. “Hi, gang. I just woke up, so I thought I’d(...)

Best actress: Jessie Buckley in the gobsmacking Wild Rose

The good folk at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival beat the weather this year. But it could hardly have been a more closely run thing. (...)

 Bo Burnham: in Dublin for the Irish premiere of coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade at the Dublin International Film Festival. Photograph:    Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

So the bad news is that the tremendous coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade is completely sold out, as is the workshop with the screenwriter and supersta(...)

Kevin McGahern

Current favourite book I read a lot of comic books, I’m a big child really. Alan Moore elevates the graphic novel to a whole new level, I love his st(...)