11 new trailers you should watch this week
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One of the reasons I maybe wasnt super eager to see Eighth Grade when it came out last year was just how sharp the film appeared to be at recreating the immense awkwardness of middle school. And now having actually watched it, I can confirm that the movie is just as good at evoking that awkwardness as its trailers made it appear.
Eighth Grade does an excellent job at everything its doing, but it also has one sequence, which I wont detail here specifically, that is just so painful to watch (like, legitimately, I might just hit fast forward kind of painful) that I have to wonder if there are other ways a director could have approached the scene that kept the same takeaway for its main character, but spared audiences from watching…